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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

Would you do it again?

Started this discussion. Last reply by danny's girl Jan 14. 34 Replies

If you were able to travel back to the first date with your spouse knowing what you do now and unable to change the future would you have went? For me I would have arrived early, just that much more…Continue

What's the point?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JUDY1951 Jun 10, 2017. 40 Replies

Thirteen months and 17 days I still ask, what's the point of me being here? God took the wrong one.Faith is strong, mind and body not. Everyday a knot in my stomach, tears in my eyes, no…Continue

 

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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
devonsvoice replied to Rich's discussion Until Death do us part.....not really
"I'm so glad I'm not the only one who feels this way. This weekend will be six months since I lost my husband of 26 years, my best friend and soulmate. It feels like six minutes to me. A few months ago, a dear friend of ours actually asked…"
Aug 22, 2017
Frank replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"OMG! Without any second thought, my answer would be a resounding YES!  In a New York Instant!  My life and time (35 years) with Susan was the happiest time of my life.  I would love to go back and relive it.  But, that was…"
Aug 5, 2017
JUDY1951 replied to Rich's discussion Until Death do us part.....not really
"It has been a little over 4 years for me and I agree, together till the end of time. Lonely, sure, but I as well talk in my mind to my husband all the time, he was my rock and soul mate.My life will never be "normal" after spending over…"
Aug 4, 2017
chef (John) replied to Rich's discussion Until Death do us part.....not really
"How can things ever get back to "normal" now that the trajectory of our lives have been forever changed? I have given up trying to explain this to non-widowed individuals, since it's like trying to explain the concept of…"
Aug 3, 2017
Timelord replied to Rich's discussion Until Death do us part.....not really
"Beautifully said - I am feeling more and more the same way.  It's been 5 years since my Mel passed, and we had been together almost 25.  So yes.  Together till the end of time itself!"
Aug 3, 2017
Rich posted a discussion

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

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 never end, next year will be 36 years. I see her in the things we built together, the simple things she enjoyed and feel her love even now. I have no intention of getting back to the "normal" people expect. I enjoy my minds time with her, she cannot and will not ever be replaced and I am very OK with…See More
Aug 3, 2017
JUDY1951 replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"Yes, without a doubt. 2nd marriage for both of us and 32 +, he was my soulmate and gave me the best years of my life."
Aug 3, 2017
guilloma (Joanna) replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"Yes, without a moment's pause.  When I saw my husband, it was a reunion, not a first meeting.  My soul sang out, "Oh, there you are!  I've been waiting."  Now I am waiting again..."
Jul 31, 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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