"CJ: Please give us an update. You are not alone. I agree that it may be best to seek more traditional treatments for your depression. I am also not very pro-medication, HOWEVER, Chris is absolutely right - they can do wonders…"
"Joyce: Good for you! Tom is proud of you and I'm happy to hear that you are proud of yourself. It's a big accomplishment to move our grief aside and do something new like that when it's the last thing we want to do.…"
"bethsheba: I totally get this and often feel the same way. I'm practically obsessed by couples and feel the loss of my husband most acutely when I'm around a lot of them.
I try to tell myself that I can be OK NOT being part of…"
"Kittymom: Ha ha ha ha ha....I love this. I usually think about this in terms of what my house would look like and what my kids would be doing if they were an accurate representation of how I feel some days. No one would have any…"
"@Puddy: I dabbled in the online dating scene as well and found it to be the same - a bunch of jerks, however, I did meet one or two decent guys. Mostly I wanted to see what was out there - to give myself hope that maybe I will not be…"
"Smit and Letha: First of all, asshat is one of my all time favorite terms. I totally believe in karma. There is no doubt they will suffer. You may not get to see it, which is so unfortunate, but they will suffer.
"Smit - Oh man - I bet the tears flooded. We are lucky to have been loved so well but the pain of losing that is excruciating. We want to remember and we want to forget. I think we'll find a happy medium as time goes on but…"
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I'm so sorry for your loss Lisa, but I'm glad you've joined us. I hope you find the same peace and comfort here that I have. This is a long journey and none of us need travel it alone. This is a wonderful and safe community. with kind and caring people. You will find friendship and understanding here. Welcome from another Lisa