"Next month will be a full 2 years since my husband passed away and I think I understand when people say the second year is the hardest. The first year was all about getting through all the firsts and tidying up loose ends. This second year the…"
"BBL35 I know exactly how you feel. It has been 18 months for me too. I am in the process of moving into an apartment with my daughter. We have become pretty close. My sons both have their own lives so we are pretty much alone. I have 2 penpals…"
"Terry I think you are doing what most of us can only dream about doing. For myself after caring for my husband for a year before he died I have a new perspective on life and I have come away from the experience with more empathy for people in…"
"Hi to all, I thought it was just me. It's been 17 months for me and I feel worse now. I know it is not depression just a very real sadness that I can't seem to shake. I feel like I am just going through the motions each and every day. I…"
""without" I have lost both parents, grandparents and a sister over the years but losing my husband is so different and all consuming. I explain to my kids that when I look back on my life growing up it is like a movie. I know…"
"I believe it is our mind protecting us from something we may not be ready to handle. I know for me I have times where I can bring to mind moments of shear joy with my husband and then out of the blue it is like a wall is between me and my memories…"
"I know what you mean. I am 14 months and this week I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with mean. I can't seem to get into the swing of things at work. I know it has something to do with where I am in this stage of my life but just…"
"Terry I know exactly what you mean. It has been 14 months since my husband passed away and at first I could not bring back any memories to mind except the most recent events from his illness to his passing. It took many months before my mind would…"
"I have been following all posts for a few months now, but have not commented until now. I have to say that I am so grateful to be a part of this group. My husband passed away August of 2015 from pancreatic cancer and every day is a learning…"
"Welcome Cindy: 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…"
Welcome Cindy: 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"