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Miket
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  • Jacksonville, FL
  • United States
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Miket replied to Riley's discussion How are you doing? in the group Widowed in 2016
"It is harder for a guy to wear his wife’s wedding ring on a chain and my finger is too big anyway. So I had the diamonds and sapphires removed from her ring and mounted onto a guys ring and now I wear both her and my wedding ring on the same…"
Apr 15
Miket replied to Tess's discussion Confusion, Grief and Sadness in the group Widowed in 2016
"Tess ... I think you are right - the new life is overwhelming. Too overwhelming. I don’t like it one bit. I probably will choose to continue my life as it is now. At least I am comforted in knowing my wife is always on my mind. I told her…"
Apr 15
Miket replied to Miket's discussion As I Sit in Heaven in the group Widowed in 2016
"Thank you all for your warm responses. I guess there can be good cries among all of those painful ones. Thanks so much."
Apr 14
Miket replied to Riley's discussion How are you doing? in the group Widowed in 2016
"I just want to say that I still say “our”, “us”, “we” and so on. I find when I talk about my wife in the past tense I sort of feel like I am betraying the two of us. It just feels so right to talk about us still…"
Apr 14
Miket replied to Tess's discussion Confusion, Grief and Sadness in the group Widowed in 2016
"I don’t think you are alone. I had been told that it would get easier as time went on. But not in my case - or yours. I think your authentic self is there - proof by the confusion, sadness and grief. I have concluded this is my new normal. If…"
Apr 14
Nitabug replied to Miket's discussion A Result I Did Not Expect in the group Widowed in 2016
"I am so happy that you found comfort (no matter where you found it). And I hope visiting with her family brought peace to yout heart....even with the melancholy.  Those moments of peace and happiness are much too far apart. Revel in it as long…"
Apr 10
Tess replied to Miket's discussion As I Sit in Heaven in the group Widowed in 2016
"This is truly beautiful. Thank you for posting Miket. Now I am crying with you. "
Apr 9
Melissa replied to Miket's discussion As I Sit in Heaven in the group Widowed in 2016
"That's beautiful, and I'm crying. Good crying. Thank you so much for sharing it with us."
Apr 9
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Miket's discussion As I Sit in Heaven in the group Widowed in 2016
"Wow - yes, beautiful and yes, tears.  :)  Thank you for sharing."
Apr 9
Miket added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016
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As I Sit in Heaven

Hi All - I received this poem from one of my grief counselors a while back. I have it posted on my refrigerator door and every time I read it it warms my spirit but I always end up crying. I am sure that by the time I post this I will be in tears again, but it is so much worth sharing ...As I Sit In HeavenAs I sit in heavenAnd watch you every dayI try to let you know with signsI never went awayI hear you when you’re laughingAnd I watch you as you sleepI even place my arms around youTo calm you…See More
Apr 9
Miket added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016
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A Result I Did Not Expect

I traveled from Ohio to Michigan last week to visit with my wife’s family. I had not seen them since before my wife passed. I knew the event would be tough for me to handle. Somehow I made it through without losing control in front of them. But the whole time I felt sad, especially because none ever brought up my wife - their sister.Then I went to the cemetery to visit her parents grave. While I was there I saw the gravesite where my wife and I will spend the rest of time (her remains are in an…See More
Apr 4
Miket replied to catapan's discussion Maybe this is what I miss? in the group Widowed in 2016
"Not just you - but when it happens to me I chalk some of it up to just getting older ..."
Mar 26
Miket replied to catapan's discussion Maybe this is what I miss? in the group Widowed in 2016
"This one is hard to give my thoughts on. When I think about what I miss without my wife, I lose count. All I know is that my love for her runs deeper every day and my desire to be with her again is stronger than ever. I still try to figure out why…"
Mar 24
Miket replied to Tess's discussion Birthdays and Anniversaries in the group Widowed in 2016
"I am so very sorry for your loss. My thought on better days are coming is that I had the best days of my life when my wife was with me. So if those are the best days, how can one possibly say better days are coming?  I am sure your mom…"
Mar 23
Miket replied to Miket's discussion I am not ready for a new chapter yet in the group Widowed in 2016
"Thank you all for your comments. They mean so much to me because our situations are so very alike. I promised my wife before she passed that I would sit in her rocker and talk to her every day. And I do. I try to tell her about my day, but it…"
Mar 22
Lostmyeverything replied to Miket's discussion I am not ready for a new chapter yet in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hello Miket, You are not alone, you described exactly how I feel. I am 15 months out since my loving husband passed. I still only want to talk about my husband all the time, however I know people do not want to hear it so I speak to him all the time…"
Mar 22

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At 7:48am on June 11, 2017, judy said…

Hi Mike,
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.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here! You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place. Come in the chat room which is available 24/7 to you. I look forward to getting to know you and support you through your journey.

 
 
 

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