"Bergen and Maggie,
I am so sorry for the difficulties of your years prior to their passing being ever so painful. We didn't have anything that compares leading to his death. After his father died, he fell into depression and started…"
"Melissa and Tekwriter, 8 years coming up June 13 since I’ve been a Mrs. reading your latest posts, I can say it is what I also went through. I remember his last breath and me breaking down in gasping tears and vaguely the…"
"I just recently saw this on tv and had to share with all of you. "Grief is Love. You don't grieve someone you don't love." Makes so much sense and I never thought of it that way, but so true.
"I've been reading your posts this morning about communications with our honeys. I've talked to him for years and sometimes I even think he's responded. It's only in my head but feels like it came from him. In…"
"I had watched After Life and really identified with the character. And have set Dead to Me on my list.
I have a great son and a caring brother who try and help me out when I need them. Their wives are princesses and don’t…"
"May 10 would have been our 39th wedding anniversary and June 13 is the anniversary of his passing. While it’s been nearly 8 years that he’s been gone, there are days like today I mourn him anew. I was diagnosed with pneumonia…"
So glad you had a nice Easter with your family and shared the memory of you husband. I suggest you eat those bunnies. I think of chocolate as a comfort vitamin. I had just returned home from a trip the night before and…"
"Dear Riet, wishing you a peaceful day with warm memories to wrap yourself in. Anniversaries and holidays get a little less painful as the years pass. I’m heading towards our wedding anniversary in 3 weeks.
"Thank you so much for the birthday wishes. I am thankful to my new family here and all the good friends that are surrounding me to make sure that my day is well celebrated. As you all know, there is just one special person missing to…"
"Good morning all,
Today is my birthday. When my husband was still here, he used to write the most beautiful sentiments in my birthday card. I've saved them all, thank goodness. Now, instead of looking forward to reading the…"
"KJPE, June will be 8 years for me. I have a hard time in the spring. Everything around you is being born again and coming to life. I feel like there is one that is not coming back. And like LP said, we are on a…"
"Any step forward is one less you'll have to take later. This has become my mantra. June will be 8 years without my DH. I am still living in the same house but have made changes that make it a reflection of me now. …"
"Dear Melissa, Just so you know, we are not here to judge you. We are here to give you support and listen. If and when you are up to sharing, we are here for you.
I read the posts about the lack of support from employers during the…"
"Dear LostandLonely, I'm so touched by your post and so sorry that you are doing so poorly. You have come to a place where all of us are at varying stages of grief. Some of us doing better than others. You say that your…"
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I am recently retired from a very demanding profession and am still learning how to be retired. I keep busy with my jewelry designing, sewing and art. I will be volunteering at our history and science museum. I love the arts, gardening and travel.
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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"