Boy, that was hard. I went to see a specialist and he asked my marital status. For 14 years married I was always happy to say married. It was so hard to breathe at that moment, let alone to say the…Continue
"Hi Mrs Bear. I can relate to your feelings. I lost my husband of 26 years on Valentine’s Day 2018. He was the love of my life as I am sure Bill was yours. It has been 16 months for me and I still cry when I think of all the lovely times we had…"
"Hi, I am so sorry for what you are going through on your anniversary. I'm sorry I don't have any advice but I wanted you to know you're not alone and I appreciate your post. I lost my wife in December and our anniversary is in…"
"Hi Im new hear, yes Lost my wife of 39 years July 11th 2018, The holidays were bad, but our anniversary it all cam bubbling up like I never grieved, would have been our 40th May 7th, still recovering. Panic attacks depression crying inside and out,…"
Bill died 4/14/18, I must have been on autopilot last year. Our anniversary is today. Its hitting me so hard today. I heard 2nd occurrence is bad but I still wasn't prepared. This day was special for us and it feels like it means nothing now, no one even realizes it except me. I crumbled. I have some old recordings of his voice. That helps me. Anyone else feel the same?See More
"You know, I think I would also check the married box if there is not a place for widow. Right after my husband died, one friend said, "Oh, now that you are single, we could do some things together." That did not sit well. …"
"I was asked for my next of kin last week. I was married to Andrew for 29 years, we emigrated to Australia 14 years ago and our kids are 12 and 10. I had no idea. I havent been asked for marital status yet (Andrew died 3 weeks ago), but I am sure it…"
"When my wife of 49 years passed 4 months ago I really didn't know how final it was until I had to mark widowed on that first form I filled out. I just sat there with tears building up staring at it. "
"Hi Mrs Bear, I lost my darling wife Lisa a little over a month ago to stage 4 Breast Cancer & Metastatic Brain Tumours , we were married for 22 years, I was on a Careers Pension looking after her and I am now on a Bereavement Pension and my…"
"I haven't had to say the word or check any boxes yet. My husband passed away 3 months ago. I am not looking forward to the first time I have to check a box or say I'm a widow out loud. Not mentally ready for that yet"
"I'm so sorry Kjpe for your loss. My husband died suddenly of pulmonary embolism 9 months ago. What you're feeling is normal. You are lucky, I'm just starting to realize now that we loved beyond measure and some…"
Welcome to Widville, Mrs Bear. 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? Click the "help" link at the top of page. You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. And the "chat room" is open 24/7. 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.