"Oh Suzi........the pain is sometimes unbearable, I know! Be encouraged that you found your way to "Widowed Village" where the pain that you feel is understood by all! My experience with grief counseling has been good. In fact, it's…"
"Wow - I can't believe how insensitive people are - I have really learned a lot going through this process. Mine was AT & T - so apparently they just don't pay attention to what customers tell them. Have my husband…"
"I was trying to get our cable in my name and explained why (was trying to be honest) and after three days they told me to have my husband call. Seriously? I could not believe it.
I've also had people tell me it's time to…"
"I married my high school sweetheart in 1978 after being with him since 1975. He died suddenly 10/15/11 without any warning at all - aortic dissection. He did in our bedroom - my daughter and I were with him while the paramedics tried for…"
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
"Thank you Suzanne - what you say makes perfect sense and is how I've been feelilng. I get "at least you have your kids" and "be grateful for the time you had together" - people mean well but unless they've been…"
Oh Suzi........the pain is sometimes unbearable, I know! Be encouraged that you found your way to "Widowed Village" where the pain that you feel is understood by all! My experience with grief counseling has been good. In fact, it's been vital in my journey through grief. I did have to try a few before I found the right one. Don't give up! Prayer works! I'll pray for strength for you too!
Welcome Suzi: I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat. Post and join us in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It".
So sorry for the reason you’re here but glad that you’ve joined us. You’ll find insight, understanding and support here at Widowed Village. We’re traveling the same journey together some further down the road than others. Join a group when you’re ready to get better connected. Participate in a forum and/or chat anytime. If you have questions, feel free to ask. There is always someone around willing to help.