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Sharon
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  • Temecula, CA
  • United States
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Sharon replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion APRIL Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days
"I occupied myself on April 8th which would have been our 28 year anniversary. Went hiking with a good friend & then spent the evening with other friends. I was terrified of being alone that day. It's been 4 months since he died but it feels…"
Apr 13
Brucer left a comment for Sharon
"Hi Sharon, I am very sorry for your loss.  I still visit this site every once in a while and only comment occasionally. It is comforting to learn that what we feel and experience on this journey of grief is shared by many.  However, we…"
Apr 1
Sharon replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Thanks, Monica."
Feb 17
Sharon replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Thank you.  Some friends have suggested I get a dog.  We had lost ours about a year ago.  But I am very hesitant to do that since I work full time, the dog would be alone all day.  I do have a cat but I suppose that is not the…"
Feb 16
Sharon 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?
"Hi, Jill.  I just lost my husband and I am 52.  I am so scared that I won't be able to find another decent man, I am afraid of facing the future alone.  There is anger and overwhelming sorrow every day..."
Feb 16
Sharon commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi, my husband of 27 years died suddenly, he had just turned 56, in December.  I feel abandoned and so lonely.  I am not sleeping well, I wake up around 12:30pm and toss and turn until 3 or 4am then my alarm goes off at 5:30.  I have…"
Feb 16
Sharon replied to Larryh0823's discussion Just trying to deal with this.
"Hi, Larry. My husband passed on Dec 12th. Grieving is the toughest thing to muck through.  I miss him every day and feel abandoned."
Feb 16
Sharon replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi, everyone.  My husband passed away suddenly on Dec 12.  There was no warning, nothing, just collapsed at work. I got to the hospital in time to watch CPR in progress- unfortunately that is what I replay in my mind quite often. My…"
Feb 16
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for Sharon
"Welcome to Widville, Sharon. 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…"
Feb 16

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At 5:53am on April 1, 2017, Brucer said…

Hi Sharon,

I am very sorry for your loss.  I still visit this site every once in a while and only comment occasionally.

It is comforting to learn that what we feel and experience on this journey of grief is shared by many.  However, we each have our own unique situation and outlook.  

I lost my sweetie 4-1/2 years ago after she battled cancer for 8 years.  The pain of losing her after 34-1/2 years of marriage was unthinkable.  The finality of it all is so hard to accept.  In fact, I found myself fighting to not accept it.  Everything changes and nothing is certain. People would tell me that "at least I had time to prepare".  What fools!  They have no idea! 

I can't even imagine what you have been through with the sudden loss of your husband.  My wish for you is that you never lose hope by taking baby steps and just doing the "next thing".  However small or large, just do the "next thing".  For me it was doing laundry or making eggs for breakfast.  Thinking that way helps me keep going.  That said, I still have plenty of those good, hard cries that honor what my wife and I had.

I wish you all my best.

Bruce

At 2:30pm on February 16, 2017, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Sharon. 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.

Be sure to check out the HOME page for the latest news.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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