My husband also died suddenly. It has been 7 1/2 years now for me. I hope maybe some of what I share may help you. First of all, a sudden unexpected death of our loved one causes what I learned is complicated grief; especially if you had…"
"Thank you for posting this! I will for sure read it. I've gotten over the guilt for the most part, and I think his father has too. The weird thing is that now I'm remarried and I am absolutely crazy in regards to my new…"
"Thank you going.on.slowly. I think I'm at the stage now where much of my support have gone on with their lives. Not that I blame them - they have jobs and kids, etc, but it does leave me feeling very alone sometimes. I do feel like…"
"Oh my goodness. I am 2.5 years in to my new normal. I am now able to work again, laugh with friends, tell stories about my husband and best friend of 30 years and then...without warning...am plunged into deep heartache where I avoid…"
"Dearest Crabby, you couldn't have known. I would have thought exactly the same as you. He was only 56; I would have attributed it to the heat as well. Please don't blame yourself.
Take care of yourself. This is all still new for you.…"
"Hi Crabby, My mum became a widow two days ago. My dad's story is similar to yours in that dad had a cardiac arrest at home on July 20. My 80 yr old mother did CPR until the rescue squad arrived. My dad survived...with severe brain damage…"
"Oh littleblue I am so sorry. You absolutely have no reason to feel guilty or blame yourself. You were told by a medical professional that your husband had another year to live. I just feel like that one phrase that Don said should…"
" Hi crabby, it all sucks! I suddenly lost my best friend from the time I was 14 years old, together 40 years and married just short of 34 years. He was also 56. We started CPR, my daughter and the youngest until the paramedics. We also did not…"
"Crabby I just wanted to let you know I also left my husband when he was sick, he had liver problems and the doctor had told us he would only live a year if he did not get a liver transplant. So we were getting on the list for that and I…"
"Welcome to Widville, Crabby. 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 the page.You can join the…"
Welcome to Widville, Crabby. 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 the page.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. Take care of yourself.