"Ultra, I’m so sorry for all the pain you are experiencing. The steps we have to take when it feels like our feet are nailed to the floor are often monumental. I used to do all the packing for our trips and the 1st trip I had to…"
After such a long stretch of time of not dreaming of my sweet love, he showed up during the night and kissed me several times. I woke this morning feeling comforted. I was resigned to the fact that my dreams would be void…"
"Dearest Riet, Glad to hear that your knee replacement went well and you have the support you need. I, too, had the same reaction after my surgery. My husband and I always looked after one another and now we have to ask and rely on…"
For what it's worth, I'm glad you found us. Here, you are free to vent, share or just read posts. I am terribly sorry for your loss and the pain that is now what you have left. It's been 8 years for me and,…"
"KJPE, I was struck by your post. I hadn’t really given it much thought before, but it is so true that we are no one’s #1 any longer. I’ve had been dealing with health issues for a few months now and find it so…"
"Butleri62, I’d like to start by saying I’m so sorry for the loss of your beloved wife. I know your pain and grief are beyond words.
i use Melatonin gummies to helm me sleep. Another product that works great is CBD oil.…"
"Tekwriter, I want to wish you a happy birthday. Yes, it's certainly not the same without our mate. Nothing us. We just have to figure it out as we progress down this path we didn't choose. My brother was going to…"
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It’s the 8th year of me dreading holidays. Primarily Thanksgiving. My son will be with his wife’s family this year and my brother’s wife likes to stir up sh**. I introduced her to…"
"It’s the 8th year of me dreading holidays. Primarily Thanksgiving. My son will be with his wife’s family this year and my brother’s wife likes to stir up sh**. I introduced her to my brother and for that I will…"
"Jules, there are lots of cruises that are 3-5 days which have solo traveler cabins. Norwegian is my favorite. You wouldn’t be the only one doing this. I know a number of singles that do and love it. Just a thought."
"IrishLady, I adopted my cat from a shelter that was doing one of its senior discount weekends. He was the best $25 I ever spent. Call the local shelters in your area and I bet you’ll find the perfect pet at 5he perfect fee.…"
"Oh the dreaded holidays! While my husband was still alive, we hosted some Thanksgiving dinners but we didn't care if we had an invitation to other family member's houses because we were quite happy to just spend it by…"
"Dear Riet, The 1st time I had to do one of my husband’s tasks, I did it thru a veil of tears. It wasn’t because I wasn’t capable but because he wasn’t here to do it. After 8 years of doing, I just do it and think…"
"Hi Mary, I just read your post and want you to know that’s why we’re all here. The world is to preoccupied for our ups and downs. I think of this site as my support family. I’ve given up long ago to reach…"
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i am a widow much longer than u douhave children are they closewithuthathurtsidontknowhow olduare but thetimegoesby very quickly auditsashamewhenu are at odds with ur own flesh and blood cant go to him as i am worried he will start with me and at this point i just cant take it.im not retired as u have to work maybe that keeps me going but not haooyas i should be hope we can be friends.elaine
Welcome Barzan: I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat.You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Post and join in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It"