"Enjoyed looking at your pictures. Happy Birthday #72 - not really a "happy" birthday. I know what you mean by being alone, me too. I am 74 and always alone. If I want to go out, lunch, show, etc. I go alone. …"
"Yes, I am too. Three years for me in May. You sound just like me, I was exercising and joining lunch groups, etc. Three years later I am in the same place. ALONE!
Days are empty, wake up in the morning in the same place I was the…"
"I still keep pictures too. I even wear my ring. It pains me about this wedding ring, which is in the safety deposit box. His original band from 1974 and put on him when he was laid to rest. I have collage of pictures on walls, and…"
"Laurajay, I think that was a good idea to put special items in a box. I did donate clothes to charities, after about 1-1/2 years, mostly verterans, but it took me a couple of days because I had to lay down in between because it was so…"
"Interesting comments from other widows/widowers thoughts. All of them represent me. It's almost 3 years years. Yes, I am lonely, but don't where to start. I can't come to the thought of online dating and who do…"
"I still wear my ring too. It's almost 3 years. I tried going without it, but my finger feels empty after 41 years. I don't care what people think. I am not looking for anyone, so what difference does it make."
" It will be 3 years for me in May. I have joined our Desert Widows/Widowers group. I also have gone to Meetups for about a year and half. Everyone is single for whatever reason and there are couples too. It's just a…"
"Frank, I read how you grew up. Yes, grew up in Chicago with plenty of cold winters, freezing days and walk to school. Never complained, it's something you had to do. If you got caught doing something you shouldn't you got…"
"My heart also goes out to all that have lost their spouses seems like error on the doctors. I too feel that way. I should have done more and you feel powerless, you think you are in good hands with the doctors who care for our spouses.…"
"I am so, so sorry to read about the passing of your husband. Sounds to me that if the doctor would have intervened in his shortness of breath his passing would not have happened.. I just feel so bad for you. Where do you go from…"