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IBelieveInYou
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  • Denver, CO
  • United States
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IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Friends, I ran across a blog post from someone not known personally to me but who was recommended to me by a friend. It concerns grief and I found it helpful. http://www.freckled-fox.com/2017/05/and-still-we-rise.html"
May 5
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Dear debbiejerry1, like you, I lost my spouse (Tam) after having been together since we were young. It was sudden, unexpected and awful. After more than a year and half, I still cry and get pretty down. Reading the stories from others who have been…"
May 5
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi Barry, It is good that you found us. Your words touched me deeply today. Thank you."
May 2
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Averysmom, what you are feeling is totally normal (and of course terrible). My brother, who was also a widower, said it this way:  A couple is more than just two, there are the two but there is also a third entity, the relationship. What I…"
Apr 24
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Dear Listen, It is good that you found us; bad that you had too. Your grief is very new and what you are feeling is totally normal and reasonable. I'm at 1.5 years since the passing of my young wife (she was 50). It still hurts and I still get…"
Apr 20
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi KMA - Yes. I've noticed that too. People think after a year you should start getting over it. They have no idea. There are many days I just don't want to do anything but sit and stare out the window. Spring is hard for me because my…"
Apr 16
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hello Dianthus, This is a good place to be - though it is sad that we are here. My wife died in October of 2015 from heart failure. It was sudden and unexpected. Read our stories and contribute when you can. Some of the peace I've found since…"
Apr 15
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Our honeymoon was idyllic. Spent time in London, Windsor Glastonbury, Bath, the Cotswolds, Canterbury, Dover, and Worthing. We had a great life together and I miss her everyday. I'm always thankful for her. I talk to her and appreciate all the…"
Apr 12
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Dear Alone, you are in a safe place here. We all get it because we've experienced terrible grief. My wife and I were together for 32 years as well. Early on in my grief process my brother, also a widower (though since remarried), told me this:…"
Apr 11
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi Debbie, Thanks for sharing those. Several people associated with Tam (me, her mom, our kids, our friends) have all at times sensed her presence in significant and meaningful ways."
Mar 30
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Angela, all of your feelings just expressed are ones many of us have experienced. I'm glad you came here to say what you did. As much as you can, stay focused on the present and don't worry about the future. Love your children and be there…"
Mar 29
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hope - Yes. I feel this frequently. It's been 18 months and yes I am still in shock, and as you say, "I can't believe how life turned upside down in a matter of minutes." The alone part is really terrible. Keep hanging in there.…"
Mar 25
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Amen."
Mar 18
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"My new Life - I'm sorry for the reason you are here but it is good that you have found us. Many of us are further out than you. Come here and read and write when you want. There is no judgement. I remember life at 2 months out. I felt (and…"
Mar 18
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Angela, my condolences. It's been almost a year and half for me. Two weeks ago...my friend you are so early on that right now your mind is probably very foggy. This is a good thing. Don't push it away. The pain in the beginning is…"
Mar 18
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Jorja88 - Excellent points. Thanks for sharing them. (I think that most of the action is on the introduce yourself thread). Coincidentally, my daughter (who did CPR on her mom, my wife) came home and shared some strikingly similar thoughts as yours.…"
Mar 17

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At 3:57pm on December 20, 2015, rodsgurl09 said…

Welcome to Widville. 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.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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