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IBelieveInYou
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  • Denver, CO
  • United States
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IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Frank, thank you for that post. So well put. One of these days I will get up your way again. Maybe over the winter break for me? Will you be in Fairplay the week after Christmas?"
Saturday
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Lirvie, I totally get what you are saying. No, there is no excuse for what your drunk friend said. One of the greatest (as in large and awful) is that I have to let stupid comments roll off my back. It is good that you are at WV. We all totally get…"
Friday
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Early on my experience of grief was described this way: I would be on the surface of the ocean peacefully floating. Then, without warning, I'd be at the bottom of the ocean floor being dragged across jagged rocks. Moments (or hours) later…"
Dec 6
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hello Denverkim, You are in a good place here. We've all experienced a terrible grief and I've found it to be very helpful to post and read. You are early in the experience. If you are experiencing a fog in your mind, I encourage you to…"
Dec 6
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Dear H2017, No need to apologize for "rambling" - although I didn't think you were doing so. Condolences. It is good that you are here because although each circumstance is different, we've all lost someone important to us and we…"
Nov 26
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Sosammy, my condolences. It is good that you have found us. Read thru what we have said and please feel free to share what you wish. Our journeys  are unique but we understand and will not judge you. Please take care of yourself."
Nov 23
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hello MidnightBear, First of all, condolences. What you have experienced is terrible. I recall the fog in the first while after the love of my life had a  attack of some kind as she got ready for work. Our children did CPR. She was simply gone.…"
Nov 19
IBelieveInYou replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hello Siouxieg - my condolences. You are in the right spot here and I'm glad you reached out to us. You say you feel numb and that your advocacy for your young kids is making your grief get lost. These are normal feelings. The numbness I…"
Nov 10
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 60s
"KMA  (CIndy) - THanks for sharing this. Regardless of what each of us believes, we've all been thru a terrible experience and so we respect one another on that level. I've had several experiences that have been meaningful. I'm…"
Oct 26
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 60s
"Tracy isn't it odd what people say. Interestingly my son took it as his responsibility to change our outgoing greeting on the home phone the day his mom, my wife passed. It seemed like the right thing to do. Shortly thereafter, we recorded her…"
Oct 26
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 60s
"Janina, hang in there. You are not alone here. Tell us about what is going on if you wish because we get it and have lived thru experiences that are unique but similar. I hope you come back to this list and read about our experiences and share as…"
Oct 25
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 60s
"Tracy what you are feeling is normal. All of us here have experienced what you are going thru. You are very early in the process so it is still very raw. In my experience, the rawness diminishes with time. That is not to say that I have stopped…"
Oct 25
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 60s
"Hello Tracy. Each of us grieves differently but we are all on a very similar journey. Feel free to tell your story here. It's been almost exactly 2 years since the loss of my beloved wife. This site has helped me because I know I'm not…"
Oct 25
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi Frank, I'm thinking of exploring Breakneck Pass this coming weekend. I'll let you know via your private email."
Oct 23
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 60s
"Hi b2, Thank you for your words. Here is a collection that I believe can be attributed to the Buddha. I remind myself each day of what I have and what I have had. My wife was part of me then and she is a part of me now. Of course, I miss her…"
Oct 20
IBelieveInYou commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 60s
"Dear adoption1964, Generational generalizations are just that, generalizations! You are not a generalization, you are an individual. In a few days, the second year anniversary of my beloved wife's death will be here. You are only 6 months out.…"
Oct 19

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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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