"Take an art, cooking, sewing, cake decorating. Knitting, computer or photography class, travel, exercise, volunteer at schools, hospitals, shelters, etc., garden, join a book club or a meetup for widows or maybe one that relates to one of your other…"
So very sorry for your loss. I understand your feelings of being scared, lonely, over-whelmed, and sad because I have felt and still feel those same emotions. I have been a widow for 17 months now. I don't want to go so far as to say it…"
It sounds like you are trying to stay busy (as many of us do). I am 1 1/2 years in, and even though I am close to my adult-aged daughters and my parents, they all have their own lives as well. So, I also feel alone a lot of…"
For some strange reason, insomnia has not really affected me. I sleep well enough - it's just getting finding the motivation when I am awake. Although I am a teacher, and I did fine during the school year. It really kept me occupied.…"
You described a lot of how I feel. It has been 17 months for me, and I am still figuring out what I want to do, the type of person I want to become, or where I want to go. I do know how important it is to stay positive! I want to…"
"Very sorry for your loss. I too married my childhood sweetheart - together since I was 14. I know what you mean about mentor and partner - because we were together every day for the last 30 years.
Please don't play the "if…"
So sorry for your loss. I, too, was married to my HS sweetheart and lost him suddenly to an accident also. It has been just over 15 months for me, and I miss him every day. We were married 30 years, but I still feel young at 51. It is…"
I too lost my best friend /soulmate /husband about 15 months ago after being married for 30 years. I am now 51, and our two daughters are in their mid-twenties. Even though they are no longer living at home, I am still keeping…"
I am so very sorry for your loss. I also lost my husband suddenly at the age of 51 to sepsis. He had four fractured ribs that led to pneumonia, ARDS (airway distress), sepsis and finally, cardiac arrest. This was just a week after the…"
I am very sorry for your loss. I lost my 51 year-old husband in February after he was hit by a distracted driver while walking our new rescue dog in our neighborhood. Initially, he had four fractured ribs, but within a week, that progressed…"
I, too, was married at the age of 19 and soon after our 30th wedding anniversary, I lost my husband suddenly also in February. He was 51 (I am 50). He was out walking our recuse dog in our neighborhood when he was hit by a distracted…"
"H2017 - So, so very sorry for your loss. I lost my husband in February 2017 quite suddenly - complications after getting hit by a distracted driver right in our neighborhood while walking our new rescue dog. He was also 51, and we were married 30…"
"Hello, my name is Kelly. My husband of 30 years died 4 months ago (February 2) a week after being hit by a distracted driver as my husband was walking our dog in our neighborhood. It knocked him out of his shoes and he flew 20 feet. He suffered four…"