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IBelieveInYou
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IBelieveInYou replied to Susan's discussion Lonliness in the group Born in the 60s
"Susan, I'm not sure that I fight it at this point. My wife will have been gone three years come October 29. Luckily for me, our young adult children are still living at home. At first this was to "babysit" dad. Eventually they will…"
Aug 27
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Dear CelticLass, Yes - people can be boorish and say the craziest things to us. They have no understanding of the crushing pain and anguish that we suffer. Try to ignore them. I have friends who are encouraging me to move on. I listen to them and…"
Aug 21
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Dear CelticLass, you are very new to this grief; I'm glad that you found this site. My wife of 25 years died of a cardiac event almost three years ago. It seems incomprehensible that it's been that long. Over the years, I've read many…"
Aug 20
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"cushty1, first, my condolences. It is good that you are here and please read thru our stories and write what you want to - it may help you and will likely help others. What you are feeling and experiencing is totally normal (but horrible). Right now…"
Jul 2
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"CKMA2106 Cindy, thank you for your words this evening. I found them helpful."
Jun 27
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"A number of recent posts have mentioned words to the effect of, "Part of me died." I shared this a long time ago on this forum but I think it bears repeating because these words helped me in the early stages of grief. Maybe they will help…"
Jun 26
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"The sudden loss of our loved ones is terrible. I've been away from this forum for a while and it's now been 2.5 years since the loss of my wife. She died of a heart attack right in front of me and our two young adult children. In the early…"
Jun 26
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Rainy, the words you wrote, "I don't see how any of us would live through this if our brains allowed the full brute force of grief to hit us all at once." These are so true. I think, as you do, that our brains are protecting us. In…"
Apr 21
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Shelley thanks for sharing that. I recently visited NYC (alone). Seeing the pools of water at the site of the world trade center towers was a moving experience for a number of reason, not the least of which was that those black pools with a huge,…"
Apr 16
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Shelley, sadly I think that is the way it goes. It's been 2.5 years for me since my wife passed. I miss her every single moment of the day. I'm constantly reminded that she's not here; it's like a big dark chasm that is open…"
Apr 12
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Dear Redwidow, my condolences. It is very good that you have found the WV. I hope that you find peace and helpful, understanding thoughts here. You are very new to this journey that we are all on. It is very hard. If you are experiencing a fog right…"
Apr 1
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"PJE, I'm glad that you found WV. Sharing your story will help others and I hope that it also helps you. My wife died suddenly of a heart issue 2.5 years ago. As you say, true heart break. Please share what you feel comfortable sharing and read…"
Mar 21
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Mich2018, thanks for sharing that. I too found, for me, Thursday early mornings to be terrible for a long time. I'm glad you wrote today. "
Mar 20
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Dear Lost Izzie, I offer my condolences. Even though you have seen the passing of people in your line of work, I'm sure you are in a fog right now. If you are and if you don't have to, don't push it away. Looking back on the first…"
Mar 18
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Nance63, thank you for posting this. It captures a lot of good insights and will be helpful to me and others. "
Mar 14
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"EllenJ - My condolences. Although your reason for joining is terrible, know that this is a good forum for expressing yourself and for finding an online community of people who are on very similar paths. My wife died suddenly about 2.5 years ago.…"
Mar 12

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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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