"It`s been ages since I`ve been on but I`ve been reading the posts...it gives me strength! And boy did I need strength tonight. First time I`ve gone out since Mark died 15 months ago...just a casual evening of hanging out with friends at…"
"I removed my rings at about the 4 month mark, right after Mark's interment. Since that time, I wear his wedding band and my wedding band together on a chain around my neck. For me, it strikes the balance between acceptance and…"
"A poem a friend sent me.. If we are fortunate, we are given a warning. If not, ... there is only the sudden horror, the wrench of being torn apart; of being reminded that nothing is permanent, not even the ones we love, the ones our lives revolve…"
"Does anyone know if there is a site like this for parents who have lost a child? Our good friends just lost their 18 year old daughter in a car accident on Monday night. I want to help them find peace and since this site has helped me so…"
"I am so very frustrated! People truly don't care...they care about their own lives only. It's like people think that since it's been just about 10 months we aren't supposed to have bad days. We aren't supposed to…"
"Oh boy, do I need some advice. My oldest daughter (she's 15) is really struggling lately. It's been 9 1/2 months since my husband died of sudden cardiac death. We all (I also have a 9 year old daughter) seemed to be doing…"
"Today has been truly tough. In fact this whole week is going to be awful. It's been one year since our lives changed forever...on this day last year, My beloved husband collapsed without warning at work. I guess it could be a…"
"MrsHulse - I know how you feel! My husband, Mark, passed away on Feb 19th. We were able to have a funeral a week later but because the ground was frozen (we live in Canada), we could not hold the interment until spring. So in…"
"Hi Momof4! I am so sorry you have had to join our group. I lost my husband and our daughters, aged 15 and 9 lost their Dad about 7 1/2 months ago. That part is awful enough but then to lose your job, shared business is just…"