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GrandmaH
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Older widows posts missing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by only1sue May 2. 4 Replies

Hi everyone,  I am often surprised, when reading posts daily, how many widows and widowers are so much younger than I am!  Where are all the older women and men (mid 70's and above) that have…Continue

 

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GrandmaH commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Thank you, barber, Faolan, and laura jay...for posting what I've been thinking!  I read, with tears in my eyes, your comments and agree 100%.  Expectations of ourselves, of those who we "expect" to do or say while we are…"
May 29
GrandmaH commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Jim, , Barzan,Alexandria,Bonnie,Barbee....Thank you, all, for your most kind words and thoughts.  Jim, your Mabel must have been a very special lady (from the love in your words as you describe her).  My Tom was special too, and today, on…"
May 3
only1sue replied to GrandmaH's discussion Older widows posts missing?
"Frank being older can be both an advantage and a disadvantage. An advantage because you are older and wiser, a disadvantage because you are not as adaptable.  I am over 4 years out from Ray's death, I will be 70 this year and am finally…"
May 2
GrandmaH commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Thank you to all who responded to my needy note yesterday.  I so appreciate every single one of your stories and know, with the help of all of us who are in our particular situation, I will be OK.  Maybe not right now, but down the road.…"
May 2
Frank replied to GrandmaH's discussion Older widows posts missing?
"Hi GH, Nice to meet you and read of your thoughts.   I'm 72 and Susan passed 4 years ago.  I cannot do anything about our age, but as long as I'm thinking and moving, I'll be darned if I'm gonna watch the paint…"
May 1
GrandmaH commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hello everyone.  I am about to experience the 6 month "anniversary" of my husband's passing.  Sometimes it feels like it has been much longer and sometimes it feels like it was 6 weeks ago.  I am doing my best to get…"
May 1
laurajay replied to GrandmaH's discussion Older widows posts missing?
"GrandmaH.     I think I read a post from you  on the born in the 40's  board.   The only place you will touch base with   senior widows  and widowers   is at that  …"
May 1
Soaring Spirits replied to GrandmaH's discussion Older widows posts missing?
"Have you joined our "Born in the 40s or earlier" group?  They have an active discussion going on over there.   Here's a link to that group's page:  http://widowedvillage.org/group/borninthe40sorearlier"
Apr 30
GrandmaH posted a discussion

Older widows posts missing?

Hi everyone,  I am often surprised, when reading posts daily, how many widows and widowers are so much younger than I am!  Where are all the older women and men (mid 70's and above) that have experienced the loss of their spouse?  My heart aches for all of us that belong to this widowhood group.  I do think, however, that by the time we reach our mid 70's and older, we encounter situational life choices that make "starting over", moving into new relationships, finding friends that "get it", and…See More
Apr 30
WV12345 replied to GrandmaH's discussion Dream visits? in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi GrandmaH,   About a week after Rick passed, my daughter called me to tell me that she had an extremely vivid dream of Rick walking through a doorway with a huge smile on his face, laughing and he was so happy.  He picked her up and…"
Apr 22
GrandmaH replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion US: MIDWEST - WEST in the group Connect with others in your area
"Hi,  I live in the Twin City area of MN.  There is a Soaring Spirits group that meets often, but they are all on the other side of the cities (western suburbs) and I live in Woodbury, almost to the St Croix River!  Would love to meet…"
Apr 19
Riley replied to GrandmaH's discussion Dream visits? in the group Widowed in 2016
"I have dream visits .  They are wonderful.  It gives me strength for the next day.  I need all the help I can get. "
Apr 11
Gmcsdj replied to GrandmaH's discussion Dream visits? in the group Widowed in 2016
"Yes GrandmaH, I just this past week had a visit. I was sound asleep and I heard this constant pounding. I lay there and thought WTG, it's 2 in the morning. Kept my eyes closed but the pounding wouldn't stop. All of a sudden Kenny was…"
Apr 11
Prissy replied to GrandmaH's discussion Dream visits? in the group Widowed in 2016
"My husband, John, died Nov. 10, 2016 and it wasn't until March when I started having dreams with him in them.  One particular one I remember touching him and saying "you can't be dead.  I can feel you!"  It was a…"
Apr 2
GrandmaH commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"Dear Catapan, I have had similar thoughts these past two weeks.  It seems the longer I am without Tom, the more intense the feelings of being alone and not wanting (or knowing) why I remain continue.  I have no real interest in doing…"
Mar 19
BabushkaD (Debbie) replied to GrandmaH's discussion Dream visits? in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi GrandmaH,    My husband died October 30, 2016, just a few days before yours. I had a few dreams right in the beginning where I was realizing that he was either not really dead or coming back to life, and I was stressed about if I…"
Mar 15

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At 6:40pm on December 8, 2016, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, GrandmaH. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll 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.

Be sure to check out the HOME page for the latest news.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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