"Hello everyone! I have been following all the postings today. Very active day here! The "experts" all say get involved in "something", be with people, etc. But that is easier said than done for us introverted types, people who do…"
"Whoa, Riley, I know exactly what you are saying! I do not go out to eat alone for the very same reasons....awkward! Luckily, I found a small women's group that does a lunch out once a monthbut that is it. We moved closer to one son 10 yrs ago…"
"Tess, I have pondered these thoughts myself since John passed. The "who am I now" thoughts. I was so young when we married. I do not think I had ever 'discovered myself' before I became wife, then mother, then caregiver. I feel…"
"Same thing here. Double sink in master bath. I still keep a towel and soap on "his side." I cannot bring myself to use 'his side' of the bathroom other than to clean ghe dust out of the basin now ansd then. It just does not feel…"
"Well, 2018, what do you hold for each of us? I am going to make the effort to reconnect with old friends this year. Even if just to say hello...I am still here! I am having such a time trying to figure out what my life will be now that I am alone. I…"
"Shoot, I just deleted my own posting when I meant to edit, lol! Well, it has all been said before me. We are all facing the same thing. Who am I without him (her)? My husband was my everything for close to 50 years. I dedicated myself to being wife,…"
"Frank's sister kept in touch for a while, not so much now (almost 3 years later). His brother, I never saw again, was not invited to his 80th birthday party or their 60th wedding anniversary. After Frank and I were together for 35 years. It…"
"Hi, I'm new here. I had a similar experience. My husband took ill two weeks after we were married in 2013 and died three years later. His family showed up for the viewing, but not for the Mass. I couldn't afford a funeral mass, so my…"
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