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“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies” Aristotle

Started this discussion. Last reply by SweetMelissa2007 on Monday. 2 Replies

Couldn't agree more.Continue

Has your view of your own mortality changed?

Started this discussion. Last reply by SweetMelissa2007 Mar 14. 3 Replies

When Janet was here I was concerned about dying early and leaving her in the "lurch". Now, death is something I no longer fear. Janet's passing has put it in perspective for me. I think the hard part…Continue

Christmas Card to your spouse.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patience (Diane) Dec 13, 2017. 2 Replies

This will be the second Christmas without Janet. However, I write her a card every holiday and one from her to me. I open them on the appointed day. Just found a sealed Christmas card from several…Continue

Until Death do us part.....not really

Started this discussion. Last reply by devonsvoice Aug 22, 2017. 4 Replies

Today is 18 months since Janet passed. Fortunately for me  there are no "what ifs" or regrets concerning our relationship of 35 years and I still add time each onto the relationship since it will…Continue

 

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SweetMelissa2007 replied to Rich's discussion “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies” Aristotle
"Cathexis ..."
Monday
Timelord replied to Rich's discussion “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies” Aristotle
"I do as well.  Aristotle - using one ancient Greek legend - was trying to understand the concept of love...and I think this concept describes those of us lucky enough to have had it... If I may digress - there is a great BBC show called Death…"
Monday
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Monday
SweetMelissa2007 replied to Rich's discussion Has your view of your own mortality changed?
"I don't fear death, however, I've become more concerned that I will die & no one will help my daughter who was diagnosed w/MS on the 10th anniversary of Bob's death. My purpose came. I, now, want to live longer ..."
Mar 14
Callie2 replied to Rich's discussion Has your view of your own mortality changed?
"When I was younger, I never gave death a whole lot of thought. I did have a friend that at thirty, was involved in a terrible car accident leaving her paralyzed and brain damaged. She spent thirty more years in that condition before she passed. She…"
Mar 7
Athena53 replied to Rich's discussion Has your view of your own mortality changed?
"Yes, it has.  Before Ron died at home in hospice care, I'd never seen a dead body that hadn't been prettied up and laid out by a mortician. With Ron, I was there from diagnosis through his progressive weakening to his last days, to…"
Mar 7
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Has your view of your own mortality changed?

When Janet was here I was concerned about dying early and leaving her in the "lurch". Now, death is something I no longer fear. Janet's passing has put it in perspective for me. I think the hard part of dying is the thought of leaving loved ones behind. With no close relatives (plenty of friend though) my biggest concern now is out living her cat.  See More
Mar 7
Rich replied to Rainy (Misty)'s discussion How often do you visit the gravesite?
"You have to find your comfort level.  Janet is in the family graveyard on the property. I can see it from the side door. If I had her someplace else I would be travelling there every day. But that's just me."
Feb 4
danny's girl replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"Absolutely, positively! It just so happens that our first date was 44 years ago today.  He has been gone 7 years now but those 37 years we were together were the BEST! Love and miss him every day.❤️"
Jan 14
Lostmyeverything replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"Your post just reminded me of something I ised to say to my husband often throughout our marriage. We met when I was 31...used to say to him we should have met 11 years sooner- as we used to ski in the same resort, surely we had crossed paths. Would…"
Dec 17, 2017
Rich replied to soulmate's discussion Unexpected "Grief Triggers"
"For me I drive 20 miles out of my way to avoid the stores, shops and restaurants we frequented. Good thing my car gets 30mpg."
Dec 17, 2017
Patience (Diane) replied to Rich's discussion Christmas Card to your spouse.
"Sounds like a wonderful idea... I'm happy you found that card..."
Dec 13, 2017
Timelord replied to Rich's discussion Christmas Card to your spouse.
"This is absolutely beautiful!!!!!! And amazing! I tried to have a dinner or lunch out with the kids on my Melinda's birthday, but they weren't so keen.  I'm not even sure if they know what her birthday is any more...we…"
Dec 13, 2017
Rich posted a discussion

Christmas Card to your spouse.

This will be the second Christmas without Janet. However, I write her a card every holiday and one from her to me. I open them on the appointed day. Just found a sealed Christmas card from several years back that I did not give her (normally gave her 2 or 3 cards).As long as it does not snow or rain on Christmas day I will be heading back to Cape May (where we got engaged and married). Bring some lunch and open the cards, including the one I found.See More
Dec 13, 2017
Nieta replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"...and again, and again..."
Sep 8, 2017
mls64 (Mike) replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"In a flash ! Like SweetMelissa,we had hard year's early on, what family doesn't ? But that deep, heart felt love was always there.... And our appreciation for one another only grew stronger! Yes, I would do it again !"
Sep 8, 2017

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At 7:29am on May 15, 2017, Dogwoods in bloom 7 said…

I am new to this site, however I share you feeling of despair.  Almost 4 years and I am miserable.  Cannot look at pictures of my husband. Sounds like you are living hell on earth, I know I am.

At 7:03am on March 20, 2016, rodsgurl09 said…

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

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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