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LP
  • Female
  • Cambridge
  • United Kingdom
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LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I found Barnes' book helpful too. Especially when he spoke about being his wife's "chief remember" and how that helped him find a reason for living."
Sep 9
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I should also mention that all of those books, including the Joyce Brothers' book, were written from the authors personal experiences. "
Sep 9
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I should mention that all these books are available on Amazon."
Sep 9
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"It so much depends on the person, as we all know, grieving is hugely personal and everyone;s is different, though there re commonalities. I found I couldn't stop reading books on grief and loss. Some where good and some were awful.  Among…"
Sep 9
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Yes it’s true. The ones were with sometimes remind us that we’d rather be with the one who is no longer there. That’s just the way it is sometimes. "
Aug 23
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I don't think NoLonger meant it that way. I think she was empathising and just describing her own feelings in the same situation. I too feel resentment - not a pretty part of my character, but I think this is what this forum is for - expressing…"
Aug 12
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Loved the series  After Life. The scene where Tony looks into the hospital room where his wife died - you can see him mentally reliving it just by the expression in his eyes. Very true rendering of our experiences, warts and all. Thinking of…"
Aug 10
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"KJPE, you’re not really alone- your widowed friends are here, and you will always have your partner’s love- it becomes a part of you. Try to feel it as you go through the operation. "
Aug 5
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Roxi, I live this every day since Feb ‘18. Life will never be as good again. That’s the price we pay for a happy relationship. But I wouldn’t want to have missed that relationship for anything. "
Aug 3
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"That’s so true- friendships change because we have been through a life-changing experience through which there is no going back. Some friendships are strong and deep enough to survive,  but others aren’t. I found what…"
Aug 3
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I wonder if perhaps we get too wedded to traditions for their own sake. Tekwriter, if you and your sons don’t feel like ‘celebrating’ Xmas, that’s not sad, just different from how life used to be. I’m coming to believe…"
Jul 18
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Nothing is too whiny for us..this is place to let it all out, because, honestly, where else can we? a son’s wedding without your husband sounds really tough! With these kinds of family things, I find it helps to talk to my husband in my head-…"
Jul 16
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Ultra- text me on +44 7854078934 to meet up on Friday . "
Jul 2
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Then V&A is central and easy to get to. in fact the daughter of a friend works there. I will neon London this Friday for some meetings if you like to meet up late afternoon. "
Jul 2
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"A peaceful birthday, Riet. Treat yourself as your beloved would have done. Chris and I used to do ballroom dancing years ago. His disease slowly robbed him of the ability to move, so dancing with him was one of the things I gradually lost, along…"
Jul 2
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"The house problem is a difficult one. I’m very lucky in some senses. Before Chris got ill, we downsized and designed and built a small one-two bedroom house within the gardens of our old house (we owned a couple of acres of woodland and split…"
Jun 23

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I lost my husband of 23 years to Multiple System Atrophy. I cared for him at home for three years. He died at home next to me.

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At 3:21am on June 2, 2018, Patience said…


Welcome to Widville, LP.  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? Click the "help" link at the top of page. You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. And the "chat room" is open 24/7.
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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