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Bobbysgirl
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  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • United States
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Bobbysgirl replied to Melissa's discussion Support we need vs get
"Melissa I used to get upset when people who I knew well suggested I move on. I no longer let it upset me. I realize they mean well, they really do not understand. Bob and I traveled and I do continue to travel solo. Of course it is not the same. At…"
yesterday
Bobbysgirl replied to dolly's discussion Spreading Ashes in the Ocean from a Cruise Ship in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I just found this information on the internet. Go to Carnival.com and ask your questions."
Sunday
Bobbysgirl replied to dolly's discussion Spreading Ashes in the Ocean from a Cruise Ship in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I have not done this, but I have several friends who did it with Princess Cruiselines. They were satisfied with their choice. I don’t know the details. I think the best thing to do is to call the cruise line to find out their procedures. Peace…"
Sunday
Bobbysgirl replied to Melissa's discussion Support we need vs get
"I agree with you. I have found even the most caring people do not understand. Bob has been gone over 6 years and I still feel the pain, but I don’t share these feelings with anyone else. Some people have suggested that I should move on and try…"
Nov 26
Bobbysgirl replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi Sheryl, I lost Bob over 6 years ago. We had traveled for many years. I thought I could never travel on my own. My sons encouraged me to do it. I live in south Florida close to cruise ports, so it is very easy for me to cruise. I miss Bob and I…"
Nov 13
Bobbysgirl replied to only1sue's discussion What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?
"I meet people in person by joining activities that interest me. I think meeting people online can be dangerous. Some people might have good experiences but I have read about people being taken advantage of. A lot of widowed people are lonely and the…"
Nov 4
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hope, I am glad you are going to activities. In my case I went to the Y, where I met people who told me about other activities. I have not gone into the chat room Hopefully someone else can answer your questions about the chat room. Peace to all."
Oct 15
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hope it is a lonely road. I am 80, live alone, in good health, belong to 3 social groups and I have good relationships with my small family, but at times I feel lonely. This morning I woke up feeling depressed. Today would have been our 59th wedding…"
Oct 15
Bobbysgirl replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Another description Is grief is the price you pay for love. I heard this on the program Downton Abbey when a young woman becomes a widow. No matter the description it is very painful. Peace to all."
Oct 11
Bobbysgirl replied to Rich's discussion Ever awake at 2:45 in the morning?
"Rich, all the time. Every night when I go to bed I put on a CD we both enjoyed. Most of the time it is a good experience, but sometimes I find it painful that Bob is no longer here. I I feel fortunate that we had a good life together, but after 6…"
Sep 26
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Respect is the correct word for relationships. I have always lived in a multicultural environment since I was a child. I think it is important to understand that other people might have different views than I have. I have treated my sons as adults…"
Sep 16
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"My parents interfered in other peoples lives and it seemed to me they were always in a turmoil. My mother-in-law never interfered in our lives and led a peaceful life. I decided a long time ago that that was a good way to live. You cannot change…"
Sep 15
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"The best way to have good relationships is not criticize or interfere in other peoples life, even if they are your children. Sometimes I think my sons should make different choices, but I keep my opinions to myself unless they ask for my advice.…"
Sep 15
Bobbysgirl commented on AandC's blog post Holding back the Sorrow and Pain so others don't feel it too
"Cat I agree with you about men in our age group looking to meet someone. In my experience most of them want someone to take care of them. I was a caretaker for Bob for years and I could never go through that experience again. I have helped people…"
Sep 14
Bobbysgirl replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Athena, I feel exactly the same as you do. When Bob died I was relieved that he was no longer suffering, while feeling the grief of losing him. We were married almost 53 years and had a good life until he started to slide downhill with several…"
Sep 13
Bobbysgirl commented on AandC's blog post Holding back the Sorrow and Pain so others don't feel it too
"Suzanne, I am 80 lost my husband 6 years ago. I go to social events alone. I find it is better than always sitting alone at home. Try getting involved in things that you enjoy. I find most people in our age range seek to make new friends. I joined a…"
Sep 12

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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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