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Relationship issue complicating my grief

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rainy (Misty) Jun 3. 5 Replies

   I am less than 3 weeks post losing my husband to cancer and am very disturbed by the intensity of feeling I am having around a relationship issue that was never completely resolved. Feeling a…Continue

 

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Blithe replied to Fromage's discussion shouldn't i feel worse than i do?
"I would consider it a blessing that your grief is not debilitating. I lost my husband 3 weeks ago and I really want to feel better. I'm hoping that there is a finite amount of sadness in me and if I let it out, it will eventually be manageable.…"
Jun 4
Rainy (Misty) replied to Blithe's discussion Relationship issue complicating my grief
"Hi Blithe without going into a whole lot of detail, I had an unresolved situation (with Jerry) and after 5 months I talked to my step-daughter about it.  (She's 34)  I didn't know what to expect from her but I needed a resolution…"
Jun 3
barbee replied to Blithe's discussion Relationship issue complicating my grief
"In grief it is so very easy to feel guilty. All the woulda/shoulda/coulda things surface. A good friend told me to take a trip -- any place, in real time or in my imagination  --just do not take a guilt trip. I had to remind myself of that…"
Jun 2
Blue Sky replied to Blithe's discussion Relationship issue complicating my grief
"Blithe, please don't beat yourself up over this.  Yes, I have over 30 years experience with daddy/daughter enmeshment.  It's much more prevalent in step situations than people like to admit.  It was only in the last…"
Jun 2
Blithe replied to Blithe's discussion Relationship issue complicating my grief
"Thank you Athena53. I truly appreciate your response. I'm going to try to be a little gentler on myself. Thanks for sharing your story about writing the obituary while your husband took his last breath. It's that finality that is so hard…"
Jun 2
Athena53 replied to Blithe's discussion Relationship issue complicating my grief
"At this stage, just about any feeling is valid!  We all have unresolved issues no matter how much we loved our spouses and even if we had advance notice that the end was near.  I'm sure that when you knew your husband was terminally…"
Jun 2
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Relationship issue complicating my grief

   I am less than 3 weeks post losing my husband to cancer and am very disturbed by the intensity of feeling I am having around a relationship issue that was never completely resolved. Feeling a little angry with him about it, most mostly angry with myself...really feeling shame about it. It's as if all the sadness I feel is taking the shape of shame right now.   He was very close to his adult daughter. They worked in the same profession and talked at length almost every day. My husband and I…See More
Jun 2
Patience left a comment for Blithe
"Welcome to Widville, Blithe. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here.Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Click the "help" link at the top of page. You can join the…"
Jun 1

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At 9:11am on June 1, 2018, Patience said…


Welcome to Widville, Blithe. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here.
Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Click the "help" link at the top of page. You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. And the "chat room" is open 24/7.
Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place. I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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