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Callie2 left a comment for Starfish5
"I think we can all help each other. It makes us feel less alone. I no longer grieve as it as been several years but I remember the horrible pain. Sometimes a few kind words make all the difference to someone in their time of sorrow."
Tuesday
Callie2 left a comment for Starfish5
"Hi Starfish, Thanks for the friend request. Look forward to reading your posts! Cally"
Tuesday
Starfish5 commented on MidnightBear (Tony)'s blog post The Silent Beast
"Wow, what a wonderful post. I can relate to the silent beast.  I received a Christmas card from a friend who said this would be my year . . . to start dating and fall in love.  Well, I nearly fell off my chair when I read that, since I…"
Tuesday
Starfish5 commented on GrievingandLost37's blog post How Do You Cope with the Death of a Spouse?
"Welcome to the land of the widowed, a land that none of us wants to be in but we are here nonetheless. There is NO simple answer to coping. Even after 15 months, I personally don't feel like I've made a whole bunch of progress. Oh sure, I…"
Jan 6
only1sue commented on Starfish5's blog post The Burden of Christmas
"My bad month is September, I guess we all have one. Time dulls the pain but it is always there, we just learn to live with it and to a certain extent ignore it. But the facts are inescapable, the one we love has gone but the memories, joyful and…"
Jan 6
Starfish5 commented on Tamsknight's blog post How?
"I feel your pain so acutely as this is the very same thing I am still reeling from. We were best friends, did everything together and so on. Often I wonder how much can a person - a soul left here to deal with this everyday searing pain stemming…"
Jan 5
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The Burden of Christmas

Today is the first day of a new year and I couldn’t be happier about it. You see December, instead of being the happiest time of the year for me, is the saddest. It’s a sharp reminder of my love that’s missing; of truly beautiful Christmases past that will never be again, or even come close. When your spouse dies, your heart is shattered and there is pain and emptiness beyond what you could ever imagine that nothing and no one can fill.To make it worse, December was our wedding anniversary…See More
Jan 1
Starfish5 commented on MidnightBear (Tony)'s blog post Illusion of Distance
"I can totally relate to this. My husband and I were friends, partners, soul mates. We did everything together. So now, 14 months after his death, I am slowly coming to grips with what is supposed to be my life. It's a hard, hard thing that most…"
Jan 1
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for Starfish5
"Welcome to Widville, Starfish5. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here. Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions…"
Feb 26, 2018

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The Burden of Christmas

Posted on January 1, 2019 at 5:23pm 0 Comments

Today is the first day of a new year and I couldn’t be happier about it. You see December, instead of being the happiest time of the year for me, is the saddest. It’s a sharp reminder of my love that’s missing; of truly beautiful Christmases past that will never be again, or even come close. …

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At 4:43pm on January 14, 2019, Callie2 said…

I think we can all help each other. It makes us feel less alone. I no longer grieve as it as been several years but I remember the horrible pain. Sometimes a few kind words make all the difference to someone in their time of sorrow.

At 3:36pm on January 14, 2019, Callie2 said…

Hi Starfish,

Thanks for the friend request. Look forward to reading your posts!

Cally

At 8:22pm on February 26, 2018, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Starfish5. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions and Chat Room for conversations on all sorts of topics. Share your story. You'll find the latest news on the HOME page.

 
 
 

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