"Normal doesn’t apply here. Grief and loss affect everyone in a different way. I’m on year 4 and take certain days off from work. Change things around so I can make it through another holiday season without him. "
"I’m 4 years into widowed life. And everything you describe still affects my daily routine. The advent of the UberEATS style food delivery services have really helped. Waking up from a “nap” at 7pm with a hungry…"
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First id like to say, the holidays are terrible. I’m four years widowed now. My husband had just turned 28 at the time of his passing. I was 30 years old. Total time of being together was 6 years.…"
"It's hard to describe. But, I like being alone with my own thoughts. But not in my own space. I'll go to the bar. Or out to a movie by myself. When it's warm, I frequent parks. There's people around, but would rather not interact…"
"I was 30 when I lost my husband, who was 28 at the time. This was in 2013. I know I definitely felt I was too young to be alone for the rest of my life. Then the ignorant comments like, well you can find someone else. But I didn't, and still…"
The tattoo artist used a picture of the bicycle my husband rode as a template. The words are from the Flaming Lips song Do You Realize???? The accident occurred in the fall which was also his favorite season. I wanted to share this with you guys.
"I started to say something the other night but didn't finish. Like I said, I was widowed last year at the age of 30, my husband was just 28. I'm 31 now, back in school. It was hard living in my house for the longest so I bought a place in…"
"Widowed at 30. Restarted school. Dealing with young adults with a teen of my own is different to say the least. Sometimes if someone tries to talk to me, I find the first instance I can to blurt out how I was widowed recently. They start to leave…"
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