I'm sure there's a post out there about this somewhere already, but I just had to type out my feelings.I'm so tired of being responsible for everything, all the time. 11 months ago (wow - just…Continue
"MP- I completely relate to how you feel. Something had to go, so I'm retiring in August. That should free up somet time for household chores. I'm not sure whether I can make it to CW San Diego, but I'm sure…"
"Yes - I'm convinced he helps me find things, too. Whenever I can't find something, and I've searched high and low, I'll say something like, "Ok Chris - where is it? Can you help me find it?" and generally within a half…"
"Wow - these are amazing stories! I lost my husband 11 months ago and my very first "wink" was just hours after he died. We had been camping in Italy, in a small mountain town in the Dolomites. When he died, the S&R…"
"There was a song about one is the loneliest number, probably before your time though. It is a real adjustment. I have had several issues crop up these past few weeks--you know household things my husband would have handled. Just Sat, my furnace…"
"Thank you for your reply Callie.
Exhausting is a good word, but some days that doesn't cover it, right? I am trying to stay in a place that I'm comfortable in as far as priorities. I have had some breaks away from the kids - in…"
"Oh Colleen, I hear you girl. Life can become very exhausting when we have to do everything--not only the doing but making all the important decisions. Having young children to take care of has got to be hard too.
In my early days, I tried very hard…"
"I'm 11 months out today and I wear my rings. He hardly ever wore his (long story), and I tried putting it on a chain around my neck, but didn't like it. Instead, i have a small heart urn that I put some of his ashes in. I…"
I'm sure there's a post out there about this somewhere already, but I just had to type out my feelings.I'm so tired of being responsible for everything, all the time. 11 months ago (wow - just realized today is 11 months) I became a widow with 2 girls (now 9 and 11). I'm tired of doing everything and being responsible for everything and everyone. All the housework, all the meals, all the everything. I know no one ever really sets out to be a single parent, but I recall specifically telling…See More
"Hi Debbie - sorry you and I joined this "club" on the same day. :( We had been on vacation in Europe when it happened. After I took care of everything over there (thankfully one of his friends had been in the area and…"
"Thank you for your reply, Sue. I, too, will be a little over 1 year widowed at the Camp. I signed up to go after thinking about it some more and talking with my friends. My daughters are going to Camp Erin the following weekend, so…"
"Hello - I'm new here. I lost my husband suddenly and tragically June 23 last year. He was 40, I am now 42. We have two daughters, now aged 9 and 11. We had been married 14.5 years, but together for 20. Half my life…"