"Those first few days when your mind runs everywhere and it's trying to grasp realizations--one of mine was that I would never dance with my love again, never feel his arms around me as we got lost in the music and in each other. That…"
"My husband, Keith was a whistler. He whistled while he did yard work, emptied the dishwasher (saintlike) or doing any number of tasks. He also whistled in stores if we'd become separated and was looking for me. I always knew…"
"My beautiful husband Keith died suddenly on August 11, 2010. He was 44. The death certificate says cardiovascular disease. He never had high blood pressure, high cholesterol or heart problems. I haven't been able to bring myself to request his…"
"Keith and I met in Yellowstone, so I'm considering scattering his ashes there. We have such beautiful memories there. He is in a beautiful wooden box on the bottom shelf of his bedside table. Not sure when I'll be able to let him go.…"
For those widowed suddenly or unexpectedly by any cause. The complementary group is "Long term illness." Yes, you may join both.We now have a "Suddenly widowed" discussion in the PERENNIAL main forum. Q's? Widville@gmail.comSee More
Welcome, I am glad that you found us. I hope you find strength for the journey here - you are not alone. Please use this place to speak honestly and candidly, we can stand beside you. I am happy to see the photos you posted - the beautiful love that you shared is very evident.
Welcome to Widville. None of us planned to be here, but there is strength and love to be found on this site during our journey to the future. No feeling is ever wrong, no thought you have will be looked down on. Express yourself and your feelings honestly, we all understand. Everyone is travelling the same road. (((hugs)))
Welcome to Widowed Village, Suzanne. You’ve come to a wonderful place filled with those who "get it". I see you've already joined some groups - that's a great way to get connected to others who have similar experiences. Jump into some of the forum discussions, request some friends, try out the chat room, just immerse yourself in this very special place. I look forward to getting acquainted with you here in Widville.