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

Started this discussion. Last reply by Raebee May 8, 2018. 3 Replies

Couldn't agree more.Continue

Has your view of your own mortality changed?

Started this discussion. Last reply by SweetMelissa2007 Mar 14, 2018. 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 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

 

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Rich replied to Rich's discussion Aimless Sunday drive into Pennslyvania
"Sis: I was hoping that someone else could relate to the message. I'm glad you did and I'm glad it was in a good way. Rich"
Tuesday
Rich replied to Rich's discussion Aimless Sunday drive into Pennslyvania
"Callie2 I wondered why I happened upon that cemetery as well. Janet always said she felt she was here to watch over me, maybe she still is. Rich"
Tuesday
Rich replied to Hopesmom's discussion runaway train
"A friend of mine works for the bank doing foreclosures. He said that it is a long process some taking years. So hopefully you do have more time than you think. I know it is not an ideal situation but maybe the extra time can provide you with options."
Tuesday
Rich replied to Lostandlonely's discussion Anxiety and depression upon waking
"Timelord: When I go shopping and see Raspberries I find myself thinking I should pick them up for Janet. Happened just a few days ago. But it's OK, I want her memory with me always. I'm not moving on, never will...... just waiting until…"
Jan 14
sis replied to Rich's discussion Aimless Sunday drive into Pennslyvania
"It is profound to me. Maybe because it hit on things that have been bouncing around my head for the past few days. I was definitely in the right place to receive this. Thank you, Rich, it was like a validation of my mind set."
Jan 14
Callie2 replied to Rich's discussion Aimless Sunday drive into Pennslyvania
"I really think that is true. You don’t have to stop loving someone or stop your feelings because your spouse has passed. We can continue to love and continue to feel or remember the love they shared with us—that can stay with us always.…"
Jan 14
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Jan 13
Rich replied to Lostandlonely's discussion Anxiety and depression upon waking
"This is probably anxiety induced. Woke up this morning in the middle of a dream that Janet was at her parents house because she was sick. Had my feet on the floor ready to get her and then reality hit home. She is gone three years next month. Her…"
Jan 13
Rich replied to J in Florida's discussion Health insurance coverage for surviving spouse
"Medishare. I still have my wife's coverage but I know people that have it and think it is great, very low premiums."
Dec 29, 2018
Rich replied to Calranthe's discussion I really do not know whether or not its worth carrying on.
"Calranthe: I'll be thinking of you and hoping that you report back to s after your visit on the third. Rich"
Dec 29, 2018
Rich replied to Canshifter's discussion What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?
"Two days after my wife died a friend since I have known from 6th grade said " Well now you can start living it up and go on vacations" How do you respond to that?"
Dec 28, 2018
Rich replied to Lostandlonely's discussion Christmas
"Third Christmas without Janet. I pack a lunch and head to Cape May. We got engaged and married (33 years ago) there. I buy her a gift and one for myself. Write a card from her and one from me to her. Sit in the parking lot, eat lunch, open the…"
Dec 24, 2018
Rich 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?
"Robert: Couldn't agree with you more.  Rich"
Sep 10, 2018
Raebee replied to Rich's discussion “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies” Aristotle
"Oh good heavens. That took my breath away. Thank you for this--it describes it perfectly."
May 8, 2018
SweetMelissa2007 replied to Rich's discussion “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies” Aristotle
"Cathexis ..."
Apr 23, 2018
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…"
Apr 23, 2018

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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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