"Janine, Regarding your daughter who can only remember the bad times with her father, this is a coping mechanism. It is a way to protect herself from realizing the pain of the loss. (It isn't that big of a loss, because he wasn't that…"
"Janine, the separation anxiety is normal. My 9 year old went/is going through it. When I tell him nothing is going to happen to me, he reminds me that we don't actually know that, because his father died unexpectedly. He has…"
"Pat, I'm also at 7 months and have a hard time with memories as well. I remember the feeling of love we shared, but not the memories that built that love. I keep looking through pictures trying to remember. I'm glad to…"
"Anna, the cardiologist actually prescribed antidepressant for my husband pre-angioplasty, but he quit taking them after a couple of weeks. He was a nervous wreck prior to the procedure. He was hyper focused after the surgery on improving his health.…"
"Yes, I suffer from chronic fatigue (caused by thyroid, hormonal, and various intestinal issues). I was so afraid when Geoff passed, because I thought I would be unable to care for our son. Luckily, my latest thyroid dosage is helping,…"
Hello ElleLee. I am so sorry for your loss. I am also very sorry for your son's loss of his father. I never really know what to say but welcome to this site. It is so very hard for people who have not lost their significant other to understand what your going through. People here all have lost their love and understand. I am so very glad you have such wonderful people around you who have been helping you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. I will do my best to help you. I will send you a friend request, if you wish you can accept.
Welcome ElleLee: 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. Post and join us in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It"
I'm sorry for your loss, ElleLee, but glad you found us. There is caring support and friendship here. Here's a good place to start: Basic Site Info
Join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place. Those 'chirps' you hear when you're in Widowed Village mean people are talking in the Chat Room; stop in some time and join the conversations. I look forward to getting to know you here.