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Bobbysgirl
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  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • United States
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Bobbysgirl commented on Don's blog post Oops, I did it again!
"Many years ago after my father died I kept getting phone calls insisting that I give them his current address. I informed them that he had died. Finally I gave them the cemetery address. The phone calls stopped."
Apr 16
Bobbysgirl replied to Rich's discussion How long have you been on the Widowed Village forums?
"Rich, I also feel I will never get over my loss. I tend to keep my unhappy feelings to myself. I realize that unless people have gone through this pain they really don’t understand. I am okay being by myself, but it is lonely. It takes a lot…"
Feb 19
Bobbysgirl replied to Rich's discussion How long have you been on the Widowed Village forums?
"It has been 51/2 years since Bob passed. It is better for me now. I think about Bob everyday and I wear his wedding ring. Every night before going to sleep I play dvds that we both enjoyed for about 1 hour. I wish I had him back when he was fairly…"
Feb 16
Bobbysgirl replied to newlife's discussion Staying in the marital home or moving elsewhere?
"When Bob died 51/2 years ago, i was undecided about whether I should sell the house. We had built this house 20 years before, it is a large house in a beautiful city. I made 3 lists, one was sell the house, two was buy a condo and the third was rent…"
Feb 15
Bobbysgirl commented on Pegasus's blog post Life Changes
"Very sorry for your loss. It has been over 5 years for me. Whoever said that death changes nothing is an idiot. It changes almost everything in your life. When  I lost Bob I thought I would never fully recover. My life has changed a lot and I…"
Jan 29
Bobbysgirl replied to Jill's discussion What's scaring you these days?
"One of my biggest fears was getting seriously injured or dying and no one be aware of it. A friend of mine died in her home and it was several days before it was discovered. I decided to text my son (it could be a friend) every morning and evening…"
Jan 15
Bobbysgirl replied to Lostandlonely's discussion Holidays
"This is my 5th year without Bob. Thanksgiving was very difficult. Thanksgiving was at my house. One son and his family were here, the other son wasn’t able to make it. I invited a widowed friend but she declined. My granddaughter was born on…"
Nov 29, 2018
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"It was 5 years for me on July 5. I still think about him many times everyday. I still keep everything in the house the same as when he was here. I realize we we fortunate to be together for 53 years, most of them very good. I socialize with new…"
Oct 9, 2018
Bobbysgirl replied to only1sue's discussion What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?
"Hi Susan, I had a hard time asking for help, until my sons pointed out it is better to ask for help than risk injury. I have high ceilings in my house and a ladder is needed to change light bulbs. They said to leave jobs like that to them. Recently…"
Aug 6, 2018
Bobbysgirl replied to only1sue's discussion What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?
"A neighbor has been a widow for 2 years. For the past 2 years she calls me 1-4 times a day to ask my help for various problems. I did help for a long time.She has a son and several relatives within 10 miles. Last month I decided to end her…"
Aug 6, 2018
Bobbysgirl replied to WoodTurner's discussion Permission to Remarry
"Lupe’s husband. There are cruise sites that have “roll calls”, where people going on the same cruise meet online. AOL has Cruise Critic which has good information about cruising. I have used this site for over 20 years. Bob and I…"
Jul 22, 2018
Bobbysgirl replied to WoodTurner's discussion Permission to Remarry
"Athena, almost all the widows I know are not interested in marriage. However most of the widowers seem to want to marry again, usually within a year. I think women adjust better to living alone. I never lived alone until I was 74. I enjoy being with…"
Jul 8, 2018
Bobbysgirl replied to WoodTurner's discussion Permission to Remarry
"Michele, I tnink it does make a difference. In my case I was a caretaker for many years and I know I could never do it again. I also think age makes a difference. It takes time to build a relationship. I am 79, in good health but I accept the fact…"
Jul 8, 2018
Bobbysgirl replied to WoodTurner's discussion Permission to Remarry
"Bob and I were always together. I felt lost after losing him. It took a while but I started to get involved in activities that interested me. I joined a Y and through people I met there a social club. Think about your interest and give it a try. I…"
Jul 5, 2018
Bobbysgirl replied to WoodTurner's discussion Permission to Remarry
"The first time I cruised solo I wasn’t sure if it was a good idea, but it was. I have met quite a few solo cruisers. When I cruise I join into activities that I enjoy, especially trivia. It is a good way to meet new people. I have all my meals…"
Jul 4, 2018
Bobbysgirl replied to WoodTurner's discussion Permission to Remarry
"I was annoyed with my HOA because they were not treating homeowners equally. I live in Florida and we have a statute concerning “selected enforcement “.  I sent the HOA an email reminding them that they were in violation of Fl…"
Jul 4, 2018

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At 8:07am on August 23, 2015, Denise said…
Hello Bobbysgirl,
Sad that we meet under such circumstances .But then we meet ,two strangers with similar lives.
Pl keep in touch
At 10:20pm on June 29, 2015, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Bobbysgirl. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. 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.

 
 
 

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