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Miss Em
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Memorial jewellery

Started this discussion. Last reply by vintage56(barb) on Tuesday. 7 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 Lupe's husband Jun 11. 6 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
"I love this!! ((((HUGS)))) LP."
Tuesday
Lupe's husband replied to Miss Em's discussion Other people's wedding anniversaries
"hugs, shelly"
Jun 11
LP replied to Miss Em's discussion Memorial jewellery
"I also have a lock of my husband’s hair. Like you, I bought an antique glass jar with a silver top and out the hair inside. It sits on my bed table "
Jun 10
LP replied to Miss Em's discussion Memorial jewellery
"My husband died this past February. During his illness, when he had lost the ability to move, he would always say “take me with you in spirit wherever you go”.I have had a small silver pendant made with a pinch of  his ashes sealed…"
Jun 10
shellybean replied to Miss Em's discussion Other people's wedding anniversaries
"I typically am able to "hold my breath" as SweetMelissa2007 said, and congratulate them. I am having a very hard time right now with the fact that I will never celebrate a wedding anniversary with my Marcus. We were married in September,…"
Jun 7
goingon (Cynthia) replied to Miss Em's discussion Memorial jewellery
"When I stopped wearing my wedding ring, I had mine and his made into a necklace with the rings interlocking, and sort of like and infinity symbol.  I lost it while traveling once and it wasn't until I got home and saw in the mirror it was…"
Jun 3
Doug02122014 replied to Miss Em's discussion Teenage support groups for loss of a parent in the group Widowed in 2018
"I  just found this on a Google search.  As always anyone who uses this link should do their homework and make sure it is right for them . http://www.foundationforgrievingchildren.org/blog/grief-support-services-children/ Hope this…"
Jun 1
Dianne in Nevada replied to Miss Em's discussion Memorial jewellery
"We've had Forum discussions on this topic over the years.  Here's a link you may want to take a look at (it also includes memorial tattoos): http://widowedvillage.org/forum/topics/tattoos-memorial-jewelry-and"
May 31
Rainy (Misty) replied to Miss Em's discussion Other people's wedding anniversaries
"I do the same as others, I do the quick congrats and log out.  LOLI do want to say, I have dropped off the planet as far as our married friends are concerned.  I don't want to hang out with them period.  I hope they understand,…"
May 30
Frank replied to Miss Em's discussion Other people's wedding anniversaries
"Hi Miss Em, Ya know, it really does not matter if you had a few months, a few years, or decades together.  The one thing we all wish, is that we had more time.  Wish them a very Happy Anniversary, and then thank your spouse for the…"
May 29
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
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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
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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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