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Rose481
  • Huntington, IN
  • United States
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A Marathon Whine

Started this discussion. Last reply by Callie2 Dec 27, 2016. 4 Replies

Really beginning to feel distraught with life so I am here to whine. Don't want to hear it, hit delete, move on or whatever.  My husband passed away 6 months ago and I miss him terribly. I miss the…Continue

Am finding that the more I am alone...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Malgosia Sep 29. 34 Replies

the more I prefer to be alone.  Anyone else?Continue

A Vent!

Started this discussion. Last reply by vintage56(barb) Sep 4, 2016. 2 Replies

My husband passed away recently. For 7 weeks,  have been trying to get a sketch to approve of his headstone from the funeral home where his service was held. Finally, when another "you'll have it by…Continue

Lost Friend

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rose481 Aug 4, 2016. 4 Replies

I had heard that this sometimes happens, but that knowledge doesn't help a bit when it actually happens. Close friends for 30+ years. Shared lots of up and downs, but when the BIG DOWN came of my…Continue

 

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Malgosia replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"mls64 I totally agree."
Sep 29
Susan replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"Thanks Callie!    I'm looking so forward to this baby boy. :-)  Susan"
Sep 27
Callie2 replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"That's great news Susan. There is nothing quite like holding a grandchild for the first time! It also helps ease the pain of grief, if only for a while. You have something to look forward to, and it will be love at first sight!"
Sep 27
Susan replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"Hi!    It seems to me that someday's I feel fine alone... Other days, I wish I wasn't alone. But if I need to be out amongst others, I just leave the house. I hope that is normal.    I'm looking forward to…"
Sep 27
only1sue replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"I've just passed five years since Ray died.  He was in care for the fifteen month prior to his passing so I have been alone for a long time. For the firs few years it was really hard, then I tried dating an older man but could see it…"
Sep 26
Callie2 replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"We miss our partners and their absence is so magnified during the early months and years. It is almost frighteninig-- how am I going to manage the rest of my life alone? There are a lot of things that float around our heads for a long time. I think…"
Sep 17
mls64 (Mike) replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"I think it all just hurts to much. An urgency to find another future. Just to try and get out of the painful place I or we are currently in ?! Does that make any sense ?"
Sep 13
NoLongerInBergenJC replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"I am an "extroverted introvert", which means I enjoy being with other people, but I need a good deal of time at home by myself.  Emphasis on "at home."  For me, a weekend away is not half as enjoyable as a weekend at…"
Sep 13
mls64 (Mike) replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"Are we not all collectively working with unknown outcomes? I for one have no idea what my future will look like. I'm pushing towards a future, taking steps forward but I have no idea what the outcome will be. Will I fully get over my wife? Will…"
Sep 13
Timelord replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"So have I - my late wife was the social one!! So it's been 5 years and 4 months for me.  And except for my kids (in college) when they're home...I too fear it's all too easy to just be home with the TV or a book.  All too…"
Sep 13
mls64 (Mike) replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"Yes, I've always been a homebody, not a socializer. But I don't even want the distraction of the TV or radio. My quiet time is very precious !"
Sep 13
Grenville25 replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"Yes..the more I am alone, the more i like it. I definitely am not looking to remarry - i was lucky to have 22 years with a wonderful man who can never be replaced, and and I dont need someone....i see girl friends occasionally (probably should do…"
Jan 3
Faolan replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"Sea Bands, those little elasticated cuffs which you wear on your wrists for motion sickness (and morning sickness) are brilliant and well worth a try, especially if the vertigo is caused by an inner ear problem. I wear them when I am up stepladders,…"
Jan 2
lonelyinaz replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"Hello Rose, Thx for your thread, when I chimed in, it was based on my feeling of being more independent since 2013 when I lost my husband to cancer. Although, I do not want to remarry, not even date yet.   I'm sorry about your…"
Jan 1
cupspinner replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"Strange, isn't it?  Shopping can be a minefield!  I once started crying over Kalamata Olives!!!  Hubby and I went to Greece, and drove through Kalamata.  You just never know what will set you off! Keeping busy is key to…"
Dec 31
Timelord replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"Hello Stevie60 - my wife passed away in May or 2012.  And I still talk to her daily.  And this is indeed my biggest fear.  I don't do alone well, and I don't want to be alone.  My kids 18 and 22 - are home from school -…"
Dec 28, 2016

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At 12:16am on July 14, 2016, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, Rose481. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you 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. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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