"Cee, That 49 years flew by.Yes we had the hugs, I love yous, like yours.The long drives..When we were younger and building our life..Id go to Tupperware parties, Bunco, Home interior Parties but never wanted to be there I always wanted to be…"
"traveler...Married 49 years I know what you mean..Several years ago we began thinking alike and finishing each others sentences..We were truly soul twins..We were joined together forever...I was so surprised to recognize his thoughts in my mind ,…"
"Barbiwarbi,Cee and owlbert..We all are lost in this strange world.Johns been gone 4 years and we were married 49 years..How do you flip -flop you life around? I belong to several FB grief groups which helps me pass time..I no longer have any…"
"Suz..I just passed my 4 year mark..I too have Fibro,,Also diabetes and several things..John was my caretaker..Im not bedridden and can get around the house but I have his sick dog to take care of.. I could stay in bed a lot but he has to have his…"
"I turned 73 last month and have been disabled several years..So working, walking, exercise, shopping and taking trips are out of the question..Im basically by myself..Been out of my house 3 times in the past 5 months. But I have adjusted and am…"
"Im at 4 years and havent moved on..Why does life have to have deadlines and competitions? I will miss my husband til the day I die..I dont dress up or go out..My dog is my buddy..People who havent walked in your shoes dont know what you are going…"
"CaryB,,My sons Girlfriend lived off of us for 4 years..Supposedly had no family , job, home..nothing..Husband and I didnt like her but took her in..Lived here 1 year and my husband died..Decided I needed some help.(Im a bit disabled) and she was…"
"Barbi..Flowers from your husband..How wonderful..I see you getting more surprises in the future now that he has your attention..A few months before my husband died we were walking around our yard taking inventory..Wed had Daylilies in the back…"
Welcome Paulak, Im so sorry for your loss and the reason you are here. But I am glad that you found this site. There a lots of wonderful people here of all ages. I hope you find some peace and healing here as I have. Its so good to others to talk to who understand what you are going through. Hope and Hugs to you.
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Welcome Paulak: I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I know you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat. Post and join us in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It".
Welcome, I hope you find some answers and support on this site, I lost my wife two years ago and sometimes you just need someone outside of your circle to talk with. I am just new to WV myself I had been with another group and found this one, I like it better here.
I'm so very sorry for your loss, Paulak, but glad you found us. There is caring support and friendship here. Join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place. Those 'chirps' you hear when you're in Widowed Village mean people are talking in the Chat Room; stop in some time and join the conversations. I look forward to getting to know you here.