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Miket
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  • Jacksonville, FL
  • United States
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Miket replied to Miket's discussion Does it ever end. in the group Widowed in 2016
"Yes, you are right. I have concluded my new norm is crying and pain every day. But if I can help contribute to helping even one person not going through what my wife had to endure, then I think that she would be proud. The Foundation is a way for me…"
Thursday
Christogigi replied to Miket's discussion Does it ever end. in the group Widowed in 2016
"That is wonderful!! Keep doing that. My husband died of a rare form of cancer too.  He and I both worked at the same college, and some friends or ours and I set up an annual Fun Run in memory of my husband to raise funds for a scholarship at…"
Thursday
Miket replied to Miket's discussion Does it ever end. in the group Widowed in 2016
"My wife died of a very rare cancer - a sarcoma. It was numbing to learn that since the cancer is rare, funding for research to eradicate this disease is tough to come by. For the last six months I have volunteered my time to the National…"
Thursday
Christogigi replied to Miket's discussion Does it ever end. in the group Widowed in 2016
"My husband died in May of 2016, and I think the second year has been harder because reality set in.  I have been told it gets "better", but life is so different now.  I was married for 36 years, so it is definitely hard to be on…"
Thursday
Miket replied to Miket's discussion Does it ever end. in the group Widowed in 2016
"Thank you for your kind thoughts. Yes, at 16 months now. Everyone (including my kids) has moved on with their lives. This hurts so much. Yet I work every day to keep my wife’s memory alive. I try to honor her by planting her favorite flowers…"
Thursday
Mrs. L. replied to Miket's discussion Does it ever end. in the group Widowed in 2016
"Yes, I am struggling like you.  Just the two of us.  How do we go on, but we must.  I did not go to grief counseling because I didn't think it would help.  I am just about at 16 months too."
Thursday
Miket replied to Miket's discussion Does it ever end. in the group Widowed in 2016
"Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. Every time I think back I realize just how lucky I was to have my wife love me so much. i will never stop loving her or missing her."
Tuesday
catapan replied to Miket's discussion Does it ever end. in the group Widowed in 2016
"Yes,it never ends.    Bits change, some parts become more sharply focused, other parts become a little less acute but - it never ends.    That's maybe not what you wanted to hear but it's the truth. I'm sorry your…"
Tuesday
Miket added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016
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Does it ever end.

It has been 16 months now since I lost my beautiful wife. I miss her so much.After 16 months I still cry several times a day for her. I guess this is the new normal?I have been going to grief counseling for these 16 months now and I think I am going to quit. Nothing changes even with the counseling.I am told I am starting a new chapter in my life - but I don’t want a new chapter. I only want the old life back.I keep telling myself as each day passes that I am one day closer to being with my…See More
Tuesday
Miket replied to Riley's discussion Can you love someone too much? in the group Widowed in 2016
"In some respects, I understand your comment on the differences in age. But life is unfair and death can interrupt at any age. i appreciate your hurt. I hurt as well. I am continually searching for answers. They never come. I know there have been…"
Jan 25
Miket replied to Riley's discussion Can you love someone too much? in the group Widowed in 2016
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Jan 25
Miket replied to Riley's discussion Can you love someone too much? in the group Widowed in 2016
"Your situation is similar to mine. I am 63 and alone in my house. The kids and grandkids live near me, and I can see them often, which provides a distraction. But that’s it. Chris is not here to talk to me anymore. We loved to talk, even if it…"
Jan 25
Miket replied to Riley's discussion Can you love someone too much? in the group Widowed in 2016
"Riley - I know exactly how you feel. Before my wife passed I was always nervous about death and the separation I would feel from her. I always assumed I would go first. Obviously life had other plans. Through her I have learned that death is not to…"
Jan 25
Miket replied to Riley's discussion Can you love someone too much? in the group Widowed in 2016
"With my loss I hurt badly every day. Feel empty? Absolutely. I can find reasons for trying to be positive, mostly my grand children. But I still can’t find purpose. Why is she gone? What is it I am supposed to learn now? When I think back to…"
Jan 21
Miket replied to Riley's discussion Can you love someone too much? in the group Widowed in 2016
"My wife Chris and I were married for 39 years after dating for three years. She was and is still the love of my life. We were always a team - Mike and Chris or Chris and Mike. She was a huge volunteer for the local senior center for over ten years.…"
Jan 21
Miket replied to Riley's discussion Can you love someone too much? in the group Widowed in 2016
"As I mentioned before, I have decided to go back to grief counseling. It has been just over a year since I lost my wife but I feel the need is still there. In my situation, I believe the grief counselor helps because she is the only one left…"
Jan 20

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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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