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Miss Em
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Memorial jewellery

Started this discussion. Last reply by vintage56(barb) May 21. 2 Replies

My husband was cremated and I am doing a bit of research into memorial jewellery. There are lots of options of items of jewellery that you can either store a tiny amount of the ashes inside, or even…Continue

Other people's wedding anniversaries

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mamitha May 2. 2 Replies

I am usually a fairly gushy person and love seeing people celebrate their wedding anniversaries on Facebook etc. I guess because so many marriages end in divorce, I have always enjoyed seeing ones…Continue

 

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vintage56(barb) replied to Miss Em's discussion Memorial jewellery
"My DH was also cremated. When he passed I saved a bit of his hair. I got a glass "perfume bottle" necklace from Ebay and put the hair in it (not visible). I did not save any of his ashes."
May 21
Nattfodd replied to Miss Em's discussion Memorial jewellery
"My late wife had a bit of her grandfather put into a worry stone.  She really liked it.  She would carry it when she needed some extra strength.  She also had it trung with a clasp and wore it on our wedding day.  If it something…"
May 20
Miss Em posted a discussion

Memorial jewellery

My husband was cremated and I am doing a bit of research into memorial jewellery. There are lots of options of items of jewellery that you can either store a tiny amount of the ashes inside, or even ones where they make a piece of glass with the ashes swirled inside. I was wondering if others have done something similar and do you wear it all the time, or sometimes? How do you feel about the piece? Do you have any advice for me?See More
May 20
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May 20
Miss Em commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2018
"Two days ago, some good friends got married. My kids and I went to the wedding. My husband would have been the best man, only he was killed 7 weeks earlier. I watched them say their vows, full of love and commitment and my heart broke for myself and…"
May 20
Rainy (Misty) commented on Miss Em's photo
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Sean's Urn

"I love it!  I'm sure it's perfect for him!!  "
May 16
SweetMelissa2007 commented on Miss Em's photo
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Sean's Urn

"Its beautiful, imaginative & representative of the man you love ... (((Miss Em))) Blessings ..."
May 15
Miss Em posted a photo
May 14
Shoosie2 replied to Miss Em's discussion Teenage support groups for loss of a parent in the group Widowed in 2018
"Hi Miss Em Here's a possible resource for our kids           http://www.griefhealingdiscussiongroups.com/ They have several forums, including loss of a parent. Hope that can off some help. Peace Steph "
May 9
SweetMelissa2007 replied to Miss Em's discussion Teenage support groups for loss of a parent in the group Widowed in 2018
"Hopefully, someone w/info from Australia will respond ... You may want to check w/mental health professionals or churches in your area. I'm leary of grief counselors whose experience is primarily based on working with widow/ers & families…"
May 3
Miss Em added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2018
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Teenage support groups for loss of a parent

Hi everyone,Does anyone know of a good peer support group/forum/site for my three teenage sons who have lost their dad? I have done some googling but haven't found anything that is either up to date or relevant. I thought it may be helpful for them like this site is for me.See More
May 3
Miss Em commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2018
"Hi Foundationoft, I lost my husband of 22 years on March 30th! Talking to others has been great for me - even really early in this journey"
May 3
Anyhope left a comment for Miss Em
"Thank you for messaging me Miss Em.  I ache for you and your loss. I'm tearing up just thinking of my pain and your pain.  It stinks. It feels like your in an ocean floating along and the waves just keep coming and going.…"
May 2
Mamitha replied to Miss Em's discussion Other people's wedding anniversaries
"Hi Miss Em, those type of situation are hard to face, for me I just try to shut down my feelings for about two seconds and congratulate them. It's hard anyway you look at it. My mom remarried a couple of months ago and it was hard to attend the…"
May 2
SweetMelissa2007 replied to Miss Em's discussion Other people's wedding anniversaries
"(((Miss Em))) No one can change how they feel when actively grieving - even putting on a brave face is strenuous when loss is ripping your soul apart ... However, you can try holding your breath while quickly typing "congratulations",…"
Apr 30
Miss Em posted a discussion

Other people's wedding anniversaries

I am usually a fairly gushy person and love seeing people celebrate their wedding anniversaries on Facebook etc. I guess because so many marriages end in divorce, I have always enjoyed seeing ones that were thriving. Well today on Facebook, friends are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary, and I could not bring myself to congratulate them. We made it to 22, before Sean died and my goal was always 60 years of marriage. I figured since we got married so young we would make it to a ripe old…See More
Apr 30

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At 3:26pm on May 2, 2018, Anyhope said…

Thank you for messaging me Miss Em.  I ache for you and your loss. I'm tearing up just thinking of my pain and your pain.  It stinks. It feels like your in an ocean floating along and the waves just keep coming and going.  I've been doing ok the last two days, but just when I think I'm doing ok I get hit with a big wave of grief.  Sometimes it lasts for an hour, a day, or a week. I'm always grieving it seems, but it's the real heavy, hard times that I hope get fewer in between.  You know what I mean.  How are your kids holding up?  Mine grieve in their own ways.  I think they are doing better over all than me.  My youngest, Nathanael my 7 year old, woke up yesterday crying because he dreamed of his dad.  That breaks my heart. My sister advised me today to try and figure out who I am and to love myself even though I'm alone--to just love my own company.  That's hard when I've been in love with my husband even before I was a teenager.  He was my identity.  I went from living with my parents at home to getting married.  This is the first time in my life that I've really been on my own.  It feels lonely.  I'm so thankful to have this site and people to chat with though.  I think it will definitely be therapeutic.  I think I'd like to go to Camp Widow in San Diego this July.  How about you?  Do you have any plans or trips for the summer?

At 5:02pm on April 28, 2018, Kate said…

Hi Miss Em, I live in Mount Isa also. Feel free to send me a message. I’m not very good at using widowed village lol but will see if I can figure it out.

Kate :)

At 12:36am on April 20, 2018, eliana said…

Just thought you might be interested in this:

Soaring Spirits International has partnered with First Light Widowed Association, an organization for widowed people in Australia, to provide a private forum for our Aussie widows to connect.  In addition to this online community, First Light hosts local catch ups throughout the country and is working with Soaring Spirits to bring Camp Widow to Australia in the future. 

http://widowedvillage.org/group/first-light-widowed-association

take care -- eliana

At 12:33am on April 20, 2018, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, Miss Em. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring 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.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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