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Mrs.Linda
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Has your grief suddenly hit you when you least expected it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by only1sue Sep 2, 2019. 4 Replies

Dear widowed friends,You know, in the first weeks and months it did not take much to bring tears to my eyes when thinking about my husband.  Of course I think of him every single day and sometimes I…Continue

Some Days are Just Sad Days

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kris63 Aug 21, 2019. 28 Replies

Does this happen to you?  While it has been 8 months since my husband passed away of Multiple Myeloma and my crying is not lie it was in the first weeks, there are days that the sadness lays heavy on…Continue

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Mrs.Linda replied to Oskar Ruettiger's discussion Anyone feel like this ? Nightmare, Twilight Zone, Groundhog Day
"Things do change. It has been a year and a half since Dan died.  Our anniversary just passed which was my second without him.  I think of him every day.  The moments of great grief have surely lessened.  I can talk about him…"
Jun 10
Mrs.Linda replied to Dee1960's discussion Wedding Rings -- why wear them?
"Most widows I know, and also my widowed aunts, wear their wedding rings.  They never plan to remarry.  I think if one does wish for a new spouse, then they might not wish to continue to wear them for one reason but there could be many…"
Jun 10
Mrs.Linda replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"It is now 15 months since my husband passed away.  I think of him every day and on and off through the day.  I still "talk" to him and always have the last word--haha.  I miss my husband and my sons who have grown up; I live…"
Jan 28
Mrs.Linda replied to Alma's discussion I miss him
"14 months for me. Think of Dan every day. Still not really comfortable with the aloneness and all that. Last week I went to a new dentist.  He remarked that he had known Dan and my eyes teared up. This past fall a long time dear friend of mine…"
Jan 13
Mrs.Linda replied to Alma's discussion I miss him
"It has been 14 months almost since I lost Dan. I think of him every day. Somehow I got through last winter and the long summer and here it is winter again. I decorated because I have had 2 women's groups meet at my home but we are taking a 3…"
Dec 18, 2019
Mrs.Linda commented on MissingRKK's blog post This is the week
"This is the week that was the last week of my husband's life last year.  The one year anniversary is this coming Sunday.  This week last year he was on hospice and the hospital bed was in the living room. This week last year I watched…"
Oct 20, 2019
Mrs.Linda replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"I can see that you miss this particular partner but you are not a widow in the defined sense.  You did not have a committed marriage nor were you like many here who with their spouse raised a family together. It is not the same at all."
Sep 12, 2019
Mrs.Linda replied to newlife's discussion Staying in the marital home or moving elsewhere?
"I like my home. It is paid off. But the large yard with mature landscape and many trees and an almost non-existent sprinkler system is something that I will one day not be able to keep up. And I really dislike yard work; my husband enjoyed it. …"
Sep 10, 2019
only1sue replied to Mrs.Linda's discussion Has your grief suddenly hit you when you least expected it?
"Fathers Day, anniversaries, birthdays, I expect to feel the sadness, the other times when I hear a favourite song, see couples holding hands or hear someone say " what would you like to do?" those are the times that can make me tear up…"
Sep 2, 2019
Mrs.Linda replied to Melissa's discussion Loneliness
"Yes, I feel like this house is like a nice 'prison' of sorts.  A lot of yard upkeep. The watering will stop soon but the gazillion leaves will be coming down. I am looking a little bit at other houses. I do like my house; it is a…"
Aug 30, 2019
Mrs.Linda replied to JeffS's discussion What's wrong with me?
" I rather suspect perhaps that the original shock of losing your spouse has not yet worn off. You are numb. And in a way that is a protecting thing. But the day may come when that changes for you. You have your son to think about so you're…"
Aug 26, 2019
Mrs.Linda replied to Melissa's discussion Loneliness
" Well, I just have to take it one day at a time. And somehow I get through the day. But it's like tomorrow I was to meet someone out of town and it fell through and I think what am I going to do for that whole day tomorrow. And the…"
Aug 26, 2019
Frank replied to Mrs.Linda's discussion Has your grief suddenly hit you when you least expected it?
"Hi All... Yes, I believe we all have those times and occasions when something breaks loose and we feel our loss, sometimes with the impact as if it were brand new. I call my times, "Zingers."  It can be some scene on the TV, or, it…"
Aug 24, 2019
Rich replied to Mrs.Linda's discussion Has your grief suddenly hit you when you least expected it?
"Everyday, everyday."
Aug 22, 2019
Timelord replied to Mrs.Linda's discussion Has your grief suddenly hit you when you least expected it?
"Hi - well, perhaps ironically, I tend to have my moments in the car while driving to/from work or whatnot.  That's where I'm by myself...and I cannot stand being by myself, so to speak, so I've found the world of podcasts (mostly…"
Aug 22, 2019
Mrs.Linda posted a discussion

Has your grief suddenly hit you when you least expected it?

Dear widowed friends,You know, in the first weeks and months it did not take much to bring tears to my eyes when thinking about my husband.  Of course I think of him every single day and sometimes I can just be driving and I can tear up thinking about Dan...But today I lost it at the DMV!  It has been almost 10 months and this is the last thing (I hope) that I needed to do which is change the titles of the vehicles to my name only. And it hit me again and I started to cry right when I was…See More
Aug 22, 2019

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At 7:34am on April 18, 2019, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Mrs.Linda. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

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