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PhilEC
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PhilEC replied to cushty1's discussion One year later and no one remembers
"It hasn't been but about 6 mo. For me but I know what you mean.  My wife and other ladies made prayer blankets and we always had people at the house, our house was sort of the hub,  I even did the embroidery and transfers but after my…"
Friday
PhilEC replied to Lostandlonely's discussion Has anyone else gotten worse as time goes by?
"Sorry for your loss John and thanks for the reply.  I hope it  doesn't take 10 to 18 years for me to get back to some sort of normal however we have a friend that is on her 9th year and still grieving.  I know it helps talking to…"
Wednesday
PhilEC replied to Lostandlonely's discussion Has anyone else gotten worse as time goes by?
"Sorry for your loss.  Its been a little over 5 mos.  For me also, for a time I thought things were getting better but boy was I wrong.  It seems that if I'm watching tv or hear a song about missing someone I start tearing up and…"
Tuesday
PhilEC replied to soulmate's discussion If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?
"I just listened to "When I'm Gone" by Joey Feek, all I can say is what a meaningful song by a beautiful soul with an angelic voice.  I can't get through it without thinking of my wife and crying. When looking for it on…"
Mar 10
PhilEC replied to Mrs Bear's discussion Having to say the "W" word
"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.  "
Mar 8
PhilEC replied to soulmate's discussion If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?
"I know what you mean, does it to me also."
Feb 21
PhilEC replied to soulmate's discussion If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?
"Another one is "The Dance" by Garth Brooks that and "One More Day" by Diamond Rio pretty  much sums up my feelings of loss."
Feb 20
PhilEC replied to Jill's discussion How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?
"Sorry for all of your losses.   I was 71 when I lost my wife 3 1/2 months ago.   She was 72 when she passed and for most of the last 20+ years I was also her care giver.  She always told me that she hoped she went first…"
Feb 20
PhilEC replied to Rich's discussion How long have you been on the Widowed Village forums?
"For me it has been about a month. I lost my wife a little over 3 months ago.  Our daughter moved back in with us after being in a very abusive relationship and having to take her to her therapy sessions and doctor appointmen ts have helped me…"
Feb 16
PhilEC replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"You have my sympathy also.  Diana and I where looking forward to our 50th anniversary in June but fell a little short.  I have good days and bad but mostly sad days.  She had to use a wheelchair and walker for the past 20 years but…"
Feb 15
PhilEC replied to soulmate's discussion If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?
"Damond Rio "OneMore Day""
Feb 11
PhilEC left a comment for PhilEC
"Taking me awhile to navigate this website with my old tablet this is all  new to me.  Glad I found this site.  Hope to share more as time goes by."
Feb 10
PhilEC replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi everyone, my name is Phil and I lost my wife of almost 50 years 3 months ago. I joined so I can talk to others that are going thru the same thing."
Feb 9
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for PhilEC
"Welcome to Widville, PhilEC. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here. Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions and…"
Feb 9

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At 4:31pm on February 10, 2019, PhilEC said…

Taking me awhile to navigate this website with my old tablet this is all  new to me.  Glad I found this site.  Hope to share more as time goes by.

At 2:23pm on February 9, 2019, Dianne in Nevada said…

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

Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions and Chat Room for conversations on all sorts of topics. Share your story. You'll find the latest news on the HOME page.

 
 
 

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