"so sorry for your loss! What a beautiful couple! You are just about 4 years younger than me. We never expect to be widows so young, do we? I think that is such a hard part of loss, losing ourselves! What do we do now? I know my life was turned…"
"Whatever you feel to do for you is ok. My friends gave me a beautiful photo of the two of us, which I treasure. I blew it up and framed it. It is in our living room. I emptied both his dressers! But kept his dress shirts. I may make a quilt. They…"
"Yes, Sasha, I believe this must be normal, because I am very moody. I was more like you, but now I just feel numb. I have been working on cleaning up the garage. I have a lot of sorting to do, and plan to have a sale in the spring. I just hate being…"
"mos64, I feel exactly what you are going through! I just lost my husband Tom 2 months ago. Hardest. Thing. Ever. He was such a great guy, and we were married 22 1/2 years. It was like losing half of my own body, my brain is still in a fog. I have to…"
"I agree, going through the "stuff" is a solitary job for me. I need to decide keep or let go. Most of it I am letting go, there is too much! I only need a few things, and I don't need any reminders. Tom will be in my heart forever. WE…"
I think we hope that if we get the "stuff" out of sight, it will help us not to remember the things that bring so much pain. The first thing I packed up was all Tom's shoes. I certainly couldn't wear them, and just…"
"Hi, I am SherylS. My husband Tom passed away in October. I joined a grief support group through Hospice within 2 weeks. Oh, my what a great encouragement! Tom, we found out, had stomach cancer. It was such a shock because he had literally never had…"
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