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Graced Teacher
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Graced Teacher commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"I rarely post but so appreciate what so many of you post, they so well encompass my feelings.  It truly is like a roller coaster isn't it?  After 9 moths I think I am doing a little better, but then comes the unexpected blow.…"
Mar 19
Graced Teacher replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion Coming up on a year and feeling sad in the group Widowed in 2016
"catapan,   That is the best reply I have never thought of.  I guess I have said something similar but that is so succinct.  " But since money and friends were never "the question" - they can't be "the…"
Mar 12
Graced Teacher replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Thank you for your kind words.  You are correct about our bodies, or subconscious, knowing, it has happened to me on a number of occasions and as I try to figure out why I feel so much worse I realize that there is a reason associated with my…"
Mar 4
Graced Teacher replied to Nance63's discussion the brain on grief
"Hugs to you NoLongerInBergenJC, I cannot imagine those work days.  I am fortunate in at least one regard, as a teacher I had nearly two months after my wife passed on to get ready to return to work.  It was still difficult as I have to…"
Mar 4
Graced Teacher replied to catapan's discussion Emergency Contact - who's yours? in the group Widowed in 2016
"I don't have any great wisdom on this but this was another one of those things that the first time I had to fill one out I just started crying.  For so long (26 years) I knew what to put.  It's just another one of those things…"
Mar 4
Graced Teacher replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Nance63 I understand.  The 9 month anniversary of my wife passing on was last week as well.  I thought I was doing better after the holidays and valentines day but last week hit a little hard.  I took my 7 year old to his first…"
Mar 4
Graced Teacher replied to Mary H's discussion Dating Again for those Born in the 60s in the group Born in the 60s
"Very well said.  I have said the very same thing to a few friends who have expressed their concern.  I certainly do not want to get hurt but if I am surviving the worst pain I can imagine in losing the love of my life then I do feel like I…"
Mar 1
Graced Teacher replied to Mary H's discussion Dating Again for those Born in the 60s in the group Born in the 60s
"Thank you for letting us know what was said, I appreciate the information."
Mar 1
Graced Teacher replied to Mary H's discussion Dating Again for those Born in the 60s in the group Born in the 60s
"Thank you Mary H.  Please do report back with what they say at the seminar.  I tend to be very suspicious, but then again I owned my own business for many years and there were a lot of folks out there just trying to take you for a ride.…"
Feb 28
Graced Teacher replied to Mary H's discussion Dating Again for those Born in the 60s in the group Born in the 60s
"Elaine and Debz thank you for sharing. I haven't been on here for a few months. At the end of the year I decided I had to see what was out there. I have been on match for a few months and find the same thing you describe only from women. I…"
Feb 27
Graced Teacher replied to Nance63's discussion the brain on grief
"I rarely post on this site but wanted to let you know that I think you are 100% correct in what all of you have said, that this is a result of the grief we all are experiencing.  It has been a little over 8 months for me and I have struggled…"
Feb 18
Graced Teacher commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"Mark, that is so awesome!  It puts so many things in the right perspective.  Next week is 5 months for me and I have tears in my eyes as I read your post because that is exactly what I am trying to do...move forward as I know my wife would…"
Oct 28, 2016
Graced Teacher commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"Thank you Sherry for the kind comments. Someone asked for book recommendations the best one I have read is C S Lewis's book A Grief Observed. I will try to find some of the others I have read but that was by far the best, he eloquently summed…"
Oct 27, 2016
Graced Teacher commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"I have lurked for quite a while and appreciate so much what so many of you have said throughout the 5 months that it has been for me.  I think I have only posted once or twice.  I have read the comments about life insurance and wills.…"
Oct 26, 2016
Graced Teacher commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"I have been lurking for months and should say that so many of you have helped me tremendously by letting me know I am not alone. I just had to reply to Mark D after over three months I am doing much better but yesterday while cleaning out some boxes…"
Sep 6, 2016
Graced Teacher commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"Wow, as I read my post there are so many typos, sorry, I hate auto correct on the iPad."
Aug 8, 2016

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At 11:21pm on August 3, 2016, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, Graced Teacher. 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? Ask here!  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.

 
 
 

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