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Do you think you’ll get married again?

Started this discussion. Last reply by SweetMelissa2007 Sep 12. 48 Replies

My husband passed last month and I’ve been asked several times already ... even by my psychiatrist. My answer has been “No”.  It’s not that I’m against it but more that marriage is a forever thing…Continue

Yesterday was a bad day

Started this discussion. Last reply by pricytapestry Jun 17. 4 Replies

It was Father’s Day, the first fatherless one for my son. He’s 8 years old. I hurt for him and myself. Even though I just wanted to stay in bed, I reminded myself a journey starts with a step. So I…Continue

 

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SweetMelissa2007 replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Thanks!    My first response was,  "WTF, grief isn't a competition!"   ;-)"
Sep 12
booktime (Susan) replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Well said. Grief is not a competition.And as I said above, we cannot judge each other."
Sep 12
SweetMelissa2007 replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Having a marriage certificate as well as raising a family together are of little importance when grieving the loss of a *beloved*. As Lynn mentioned they were *partners* who were also polyamorous. They shared a bond. As her partner, Lynn's…"
Sep 12
booktime (Susan) replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"So because I did not have children it's not the same for me either? There is no way we can say that to anyone at all. Everyone's grief is not the same at all. I particularly will not say Melissa's grief is any less than mine because…"
Sep 12
Mrs.Linda replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"I can see that you miss this particular partner but you are not a widow in the defined sense.  You did not have a committed marriage nor were you like many here who with their spouse raised a family together. It is not the same at all."
Sep 12
Melissa replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Well, now, I'm in a bit of a unique position here. My partner and I weren't married, but I take your meaning. My partner and I were/are also polyamorous. I have two other significant relationships. So, actually, I never really stopped…"
Sep 11
Weemunk replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"i was asked that question even before my husband passed. I remember telling someone, "let me finish this marriage before I start thinking about the next". I think people just want widows/ers to be happy.  My late husband and I were…"
Sep 7
Maria Louisa replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Everything in its own time. See my post below. So sorry for your loss. "
Sep 6
Maria Louisa replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"My beloved died in 2012 and I always said I had topped ou with him - so I wasn't looking. We had raised three children - together for 37 years. But a few months after 5-year mark ) I felt my late husband come to me to bless me saying" Be…"
Sep 6
Maria Louisa replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"You are young. I hope you find love again. I did. "
Sep 6
Fromage replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"My husband died in January 2018. I am not interested in getting married again and can't imagine living with someone either. Partially because of age- I'm 52 and at this point, the odds are good that if i found someone he would probably be…"
Sep 2
Fromage replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Athena, I'm so glad to hear you find a nice guy! I remember your comments and experiences from awhile back, and its great to hear about a positive experience from online dating. "
Sep 2
J in Florida replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Great post, I'm still struggling with should I seek another relationship or leave it be. I still have the thoughts that if I did engage in another relationship it's somehow cheating. I know intellectually it isn't, but the heart is…"
Aug 29
renee replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Lynn, Steven has been gone less than a month and right now I can not ever see myself with someone else. Steve and I were married for 34 years, we grew up together. I married him when I was just a girl. He helped to make and shape me into the woman I…"
Aug 29
Athena53 replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"EDC, thanks for your honesty about this- but I can't believe that only one month after Lisa's death you were already getting the question of whether you planned to date again! I also lost my husband after an extended illness (acute…"
Aug 4
TheEDCZone replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Hi JustLynn,My wife Lisa of 22 years passed on the 24th Jan 2019 to Stage 4 Breast Cancer and Metitastic Brain Tumours, a month after she passed I was asked if I would date again, I didn't know what to say other than I haven't thought…"
Aug 4

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At 11:52am on June 13, 2019, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, JustLynm. 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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