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when one loss triggers feeling of other losses..

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank Aug 11. 3 Replies

It has been four years since I lost my wife. Until two months ago I continued living in the house in which she died -- in a very remote location with little in the way of support mechanisms. I got by…Continue

 

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Frank replied to Kipuka's discussion when one loss triggers feeling of other losses..
"Hi Kipuka, Yes, our minds sort of prioritize our life and problems.  The disaster in Hawaii' is a self preservation "thing" and it did take precedence for a time, over the loss of your life.  Now that, that imperative has…"
Aug 11
Gary'swife replied to Kipuka's discussion when one loss triggers feeling of other losses..
"Oh my!!   Yes, we can often postpone and bury grief.... I did so after my first husband died by working.  But, when my father died it seemed to trigger the suppressed grief.    Writing helped me, and has helped other…"
Aug 8
Kipuka replied to WoodTurner's discussion Permission to Remarry
"my wife did the same. Larissa told me o find another. She told me there were plenty of women our age in need of a decent partner.And she told me she didn't want all her good training of me to go to waste! hehe. I have struggled with dating etc.…"
Aug 7
Rainy (Misty) replied to Kipuka's discussion when one loss triggers feeling of other losses..
"Kip, you'll find your way, the important thing is to keep plugging away until something sticks.  I can totally see how losing your home would trigger everything, it is a loss to grieve on its own.  I wish you the best of…"
Aug 7
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when one loss triggers feeling of other losses..

It has been four years since I lost my wife. Until two months ago I continued living in the house in which she died -- in a very remote location with little in the way of support mechanisms. I got by just keeping busy and distracting myself, only really breaking down when alone in the car. Then two months ago our home was taken by the current lava flow in Hawaii. I got out with the two dogs and a suitcase of papers and clothes. No affordable insurance existed so it is a total loss. I've landed…See More
Aug 7
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for Kipuka
"Welcome to Widville, Kipuka. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here. Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions and…"
Aug 6

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At 7:46pm on August 6, 2018, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Kipuka. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions and Chat Room for conversations on all sorts of topics. Share your story. You'll find the latest news on the HOME page.

 
 
 

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