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I feel like I have been picked up and dumped on another planet!! Hard to eat or take care of normal stuff like showering, brushing my teeth, etc. The whole world is going ahead normally and I am frozen!!

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From Mourning to Joy....

Posted on June 9, 2018 at 3:00am 5 Comments



….that is the title of a well known grief support seminar series.  A well thought out, well researched, well constructed and, most of all, well intentioned series of videos.


    From Mourning to Joy…..



An Epiphany

Posted on March 26, 2018 at 4:46am 4 Comments

         It's been nearly 10 weeks now that Sharon was called Home by the Lord after having experienced increased physical and mental suffering for 3 and one half years. Yesterday I had an epiphany. I realized that it would be selfish of me to want her back in the state that she was in just so I wouldn't be so desperately lonely as I find myself now.  She told me, toward the end that "I wish I could have stayed here longer with you!" ...a remark that, as I look back on it, was extremely…


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At 3:12am on August 29, 2019, Morgana (Janet) said…

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At 3:58pm on April 4, 2018, Alberto said…

Hi Marty,

Thanks for requesting me for a friend. I am sorry for your lost and for all you're going through which is a testament to the love you had for your wife.They tell me that the reason it hurts so much is because you love as deeply as you hurt.

I lost Jane, this past Friday and I can't believe she's gone. I feel empty, lonely, sad and I don't know what to do about it. They say it takes time to heal from a lost. Throughout the day I experience waves of anxiety and I keep thinking I failed my wife and wondered if I did more she might be around today. The hurt is deep I cried all last week by her bedside while she slowly died. I told her how much I loved her and she would squeeze my hand as I told her how much I loved her. My wife suffered from chronic back pain, bipolar and had a serious anxiety disorder. I took cared of her for 18 years but the pain was too much for her to bear and she no longer wanted to live so she gave up after 5 weeks in the hospital. I spent every day of the 5 weeks with her from morning to night hoping that she would eventually come home like many times before. Jane's been in and out of the hospital for the last 20 years. It was her time to go to God. For now I'm just taking it one day at a time. I will be in a bereavement group in the beginning of May. I pray that God see's me and you through the pain that we are experiencing from the lost of a love found. Take care Marty, and I look forward to staying in touch.


At 8:13am on February 21, 2018, Lupe's husband said…

OK, we are friends now.   Thanks for the kind words.

At 9:08am on February 17, 2018, judy said…

Hi Marty,

Welcome to Widowed Village. I am very sorry for your loss, but happy that you found us. You will find caring, loving support and friendship here.


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