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Linda Shrauger
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  • Lincoln, NE
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Linda Shrauger commented on mikeswife15's blog post He's waiting for me,
"I'am so happy that someone thinks that they met there sole mate.I know I did.I met Gary on a blind date I didn'tlike him at first.Someone told me that I should take a chance with him.So I did.Gary treated me like a queen We did every thing…"
Jul 7, 2013
Moving On left a comment for Linda Shrauger
"Linda, everyone grieves differently!  Some do it for a short time and others grieve for years and/or forever.  I don't believe that there is a certain amount of time to complete the grieving process.  The time it takes is the…"
Jun 28, 2013
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Jun 21, 2013
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for Linda Shrauger
"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…"
Jun 7, 2013

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At 9:42pm on June 28, 2013, Moving On said…

Linda, everyone grieves differently!  Some do it for a short time and others grieve for years and/or forever.  I don't believe that there is a certain amount of time to complete the grieving process.  The time it takes is the correct amount of time.  My wife and I were married for just short of 52 years, we were extremely close and did everything together for all those years.  We never even took separate vacations or went anywhere without our children.  I had a secretary years ago that said my wife and I were too close and that someday one of us would regret it.  I did regret it, but I regretted that we weren't closer than we were.  My wife's name was also Linda and I miss her more than anything, but I also know that no matter what I do or think, it will not bring her back and I don't want to be sad and depressed for years and years.  I probably surprised myself as much as I have others that I have weathered it as well as I have.  I know that I'm probably an exception to the rule, but then I've always been an exception.  My wife and I met on a blind date when I was home on a two-week leave from the Navy.  We saw each other 4 or 5 days after we met and then I went from Oregon back to the Virginia where I was stationed.  We wrote every day for 7 months and I felt like I knew her well enough that I wrote and said I'm coming home for a weeks leave in October, will you marry me?  She said yes, and for 52 years we lived as one and I thought that it would last forever, but it was not meant to be and she was taken from me on 8 August 2012.  I hope that you and others on WV can find happiness and not be sad and depressed forever, but if you can't, then I hope that you can find peace within yourself!  To me, it would be terribly depressing to be depressed forever!  Hugs and peace to all on WV, Stan      

At 9:05pm on June 7, 2013, Lisa (lost) Lamb said…

I'm so sorry for your loss, but I'm glad you found us. i hope you will find the same comfort, understanding and friendships here that I have over the past 2 years. Welcome Linda!

At 5:47pm on June 7, 2013, Dianne in Nevada 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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