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Hello my name is Richelle and I live in Western Australia. I have twin 13 year old boys and I was widowed suddenly on 29 April 2010.
So now we are trying to find the new family norm....this is a wonderful site and although it is through unhappy circumstances I am glad to be a part of it.
Well I made it through 29 April. And the day went extremely well. A few texts from friends who remembered, some flowers and some hugs. Not a tear was shed....today....
Friday.....different story. I also had a reading from a pyschic/clairvoyant. Lots of tears but I felt so relaxed afterwards and felt I was doing ok and on the right path. A phone call from the FIL - which really tore me apart on an emotionally drained day as well. I cannot believe the things the in-laws are…Continue
Most of us lost our partners not by choice unlike a divorce (choice in some circumstances anyway). We never fell out of love - well at least I didn't. Yes of course our marriage had its ups and downs and Craig wasn't the be all and end all but he was my Craig and I loved him.
What scares me is that I had it right the first time round. I am generalising here so may not be right in all circumstances - but in some cases of divorce - you fall out of love. You didn't get it right the…Continue
Well in 10 days time my BIL will be getting married. Craig should of been the best man to his brother! And an aunt of his arrived yesterday and relatives from NZ will arrive this weekend and then all tother relatives arrive through next week. I haven't seem most of them since the funeral 22 months ago.
I am looking forward to the wedding although I also know there will be the 'other' questions and concerns which may taint the whole celebration. 'How are you', "have you met anyone…Continue
Well where do I start. To those who have started dating again or have a new person in there life or are in the next relationship after their partner died. I don't really know where to start or what to ask. I have met someone new who is happy to spend time with us at the moment which is great. I met him on the camping trip we did.
Funny I thought when I did meet someone again it would take awhile for me to introduce him to the kids. In this scenario he met us all at the same time. …Continue