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Riley
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  • Winder, GA
  • United States
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Miket replied to Riley's discussion Tired of grief in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi Riley - I can relate. Your comments of getting out less and not caring about eating ring well with me. I live in Ohio and so those dreary rainy cold days don’t help things at all. I also wonder what’s the point. I do take time to be…"
Jan 1
Austin replied to Riley's discussion Tired of grief in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi Reading both Riley s and Tess s comments I can relate.  My husband died a month after he turned 59.  I know I am suppose to be chipper, but it is now the third Christmas and New Years I am alone, which I think will remain forever.…"
Dec 31
Riley replied to Riley's discussion Tired of grief in the group Widowed in 2016
"Tess, No problem!  I don't expect anyone to cheer me up.  I just need a place to say what I really think, instead of the fake lines I give my friends and family.  "
Dec 31, 2018
Tess replied to Riley's discussion Tired of grief in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi Riley, Your post caught my eye because I do a lot of the same. I feel bitter much of the time and it is not something I share with others or they would probably stay away even more than they do now. It is about being alone...possibly forever.…"
Dec 31, 2018
Riley commented on loveboo's blog post Every minute...
"I do the same thing.  I hope they can hear us.  I really do."
Dec 30, 2018
Riley added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016
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Tired of grief

Hi everyone,  I'm just sitting here in my living room staring at the walls.  I do that a lot.  I guess I'm just sometimes still so dumbfounded .  I still have a hard time excepting that this is my life now.  I daydream about waking up from a nights sleep and it was all just a nightmare, and he's here or at work. I torture myself by doing that, but can't help it.   Some things are improving and some things just are not.  I watch way too much TV, but I don't know what else to do with my self.  I…See More
Dec 30, 2018
Riley commented on Soaring Spirits's group Long-Term Illness
"Hi Jess, I've had someone say that too, and she said it so casually like it was no big deal.  It really hurts.  I hate it. I'm 2 1/2 years out and there's no way I'm ready or even interested in another man.…"
Dec 9, 2018
Riley replied to Mary H's discussion Dating Again for those Born in the 60s in the group Born in the 60s
"Hi Lupe's husband, I gave it a 3 month try.  Joined Match.  HEre's what I found, men my age, ( I'm 59) seem to want women in their 40's. I got a lot of men in their 70's messaging me.  No way!  LOL my dad…"
Nov 22, 2018
catapan replied to Riley's discussion a good article in the group Widowed in 2016
"I tried the link but it seems not to work. Am I missing something?"
Oct 4, 2018
Lost replied to Riley's discussion I Challenge You! in the group Born in the 60s
"All the bull sh**...'tis better to have loved and lost...etc...," God never gives you more than you can handle"...REALLY??!!.."For everything there us a reason"...Footprints in the sand??...your favourite...NO!!! "Only…"
Sep 9, 2018
Lost replied to Riley's discussion I Challenge You! in the group Born in the 60s
"Why did God take you first?? Why?? You always knew I was ( and still am ) nothing without you. My life is a neverending hell..I am "living" with Heather..Our Grandson hates me, Ty still hates me, even Nureyev wants little to do with…"
Sep 9, 2018
Lost replied to Riley's discussion I Challenge You! in the group Born in the 60s
"Hearing Jeff's voice. Hearing Jeff snore. The smell of Irish Spring soap on his clean body. Jeff's ( formerly annoying) music. Jeff's touch. Jeff's humour (same as mine). Being loved and held. Jeff's Giants and Mets.…"
Sep 9, 2018
ImTheMarigold replied to Riley's discussion a good article in the group Widowed in 2016
"Thanks for sharing! :) "
Sep 6, 2018
Viola replied to Riley's discussion I Challenge You! in the group Born in the 60s
"Wow great idea and some of mine are similar. 1. The way he said my name. 2.  How he tried to ignore me. 3. Holding his hand. 4. Sitting at the beach surf fishing. 5. Hikes in our nearby park. 6. How he danced to Motown. 7.  Slim Jims and…"
Sep 2, 2018
slconcann (Sharon) replied to Riley's discussion A good article in the group Born in the 60s
"Well-written and gives me some hope, as well as a way to reframe what I'm feeling. Thanks for sharing."
Sep 2, 2018
Riley added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016
Sep 1, 2018

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At 6:44pm on April 12, 2017, Kirsten said…
Hi Riley. Feel free to email me anytime [email protected] We are both in the same unfortunate boat. I'm here for you . Much love, Kirsten
At 3:35pm on April 11, 2017, judy said…

Hi Riley,

Welcome to Widowed Village. I am very sorry for your loss, but happy that you found us. You will find caring, loving support and friendship here.

 

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