"Since my post, I've noticed mentions of religious practices regarding cremains, so I feel I should point out that where I chose to place my husband’s ashes was strictly individual.
My husband and I are of different religious…"
"Right after my husband had been cremated, I bought a small cremation pendant made of antler so that some of his ashes could be put in the pendant. I wore it for a long time. My husband loved nature, and he kept a few small antlers that he had…"
"Before we had any idea that he would become ill and pass away, I gave my spouse permission to remarry if I passed away first. It upset him and he categorically stated that he would never remarry.
When he was facing his own death, he never…"
"Hi, Rainy (Misty).
I'm glad I can be helpful!
My husband was a very big-hearted man, and I'm challenging myself to develop this quality even more than when he was alive. And I tend to reflect more and be more mindful when I…"
"One of my friends said that based on the number of years his friend had been married, it “should” only take X number of years for her to “move on” after the death of her husband. And he completely assumed that a bit more than…"
"SweetMelissa2007 wrote, “Any moving on a person does is accompanied w/grief ...”
This is such an extremely important insight. I just realized it on my own a couple of days ago. I decided to remove one photograph of my husband and I from…"
"Immediately after Gary’s death, I felt the need to change my apartment, but since I was unable to get rid of his things, I focused on getting rid of my own junk and clutter instead. From there I progressed to clearing out one of his chaos…"
"I tried removing both our rings when I started dating, but I started dating too soon for me. I broke up with the guy and started wearing both rings together again. I liked the soft clink of his ring against mine. He had bigger hands and I used mine…"