"Hello Going to make it,
I don't think you need one if those "this isn't about you"/"get over yourself" talks. This is big, it is not just a story, this is happening to people who are a big part of your life. Putting…"
"Corlene- Wow, I wish TIP had been there for me when my husband died. I really needed emotional help and guidance. I did not even realize how much shock from the trauma, etc. I was in. As the years go by and I…"
For the first 2 1/2 years I worried about everyone's feelings. I knew all of my family and friends wanted me to be okay, so I pushed myself to show up at everything, putting on a Mask and inside it was just creating more pain. I…"
"Sometime the depression takes hold and it's horrible. The good news is I know it will pass (unlike the first 2 years) and although I feel irritated with myself about not being able to, out muscle it, I do my best to accept it, knowing that it…"
Thank you, I got that book so I will read through it for ideas. I just wish I was one of those widows that seem to have it all together, however little by little I improve and I'm learning about "me"."
"I've never posted on anything on a message board. I'm hoping for some ideas on rituals to honor myself now and my beautiful marriage I had on what would be our 26 anniversary, 10/17. The previous 2 anniversary don't even remember,…"
"So sorry for the reason that you’re here but glad you’ve joined us. You’ll find insight, understanding and support here at Widowed Village. We’re traveling the same road together some further down the road than others. …"
So sorry for the reason that you’re here but glad you’ve joined us. You’ll find insight, understanding and support here at Widowed Village. We’re traveling the same road together some further down the road than others. Join a group when you’re ready to get better connected. Participate in a forum and/or chat anytime. If you have questions, feel free to ask. There is always someone around willing to help. Following is a link to help you as a new member.