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ExPatKat replied to Portpom's discussion Other people making it all about them...
"When my husband died, I found out what Caller ID is really for!  I got calls from one of my sisters who was drunk going on and on about how hard it is to get old alone.  She walked away from every decent guy that wanted to be with her, she…"
Mar 15
ExPatKat replied to Jill's discussion How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?
"I was 50 when Cliff died.  I was the only widow in any of my circles - family, friends, work.  My younger AND older friends and colleagues still had their mates.  My older siblings still had their partners.  When I had to call my…"
Jul 31, 2016
ExPatKat replied to kenslove 's discussion He believed suicide was his only release, and I let him go
"I hope writing it here has helped you start to heal a bit.  I also hope you are getting some help and therapy to be able to deal with all the many emotions this is, has, and will put you through.  Sending a hug your way..."
Jul 30, 2016
ExPatKat replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi, I am ExPatKat.  I lost my husband Cliff in November 2007 to a sudden unexpected heart attack - his first, last, and only.  He was only 55, and we had been together for 30 years.  We lived in Florida at the time.  The night…"
Jul 26, 2016
ExPatKat replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion When did you remove your wedding rings?
"About 3 months after my husband died, I had a family ring made to match the eternity bands my husband gave me.  His birthstone is in the middle, surrounded with stones for our two sons and myself. I moved my wedding rings to my right hand and…"
Jul 26, 2016
Joyce left a comment for ExPatKat
"Welcome ExPatKat: 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…"
Jul 12, 2016

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Widowed in 2007 after 30 years, now remarried to a British widower and living in the UK. I am an ex-pat American.

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At 6:27pm on July 12, 2016, Joyce said…

Welcome ExPatKat: 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"

 
 
 

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