Hello. I am brand new here. My issue has less to do with coming to terms with becoming a widow than it does with just the survival of me and my children. My husband left the house on June 15, the day…Continue
"b2, thanks for your input. Indeed, there are many different ways of combatting loneliness and what works for one person may not work for another. I am just starting the fourth year of being a widow and feel like I am starting a new…"
"Today would have been my husband Darrell's 55th birthday, so it is a bittersweet day for me and I am thinking of him a lot. This month also marks the third anniversary of his death. I feel sad, but at the same time I am hopeful about my…"
"Today would have been my husband Darrell's 55th birthday, had he not died three years ago. I was looking forward to his 55th, his first official birthday as a "senior citizen" and I had plans to take him all over town and claim…"
"Interesting discussion here . . . My husband not only gave me permission to remarry, but insisted upon it. He did not want me to be alone after his death by suicide. My response was "not likely." I have always been a very…"
"My husband and I first met on the 4th of July weekend in 1989, 29 years ago, and for that reason this holiday has always had a certain significance for me. It's been 3 years since his death, and I don't do the fireworks and all that…"
"I've been following this conversation/blog for a while now, and go back and forth myself about wanting to date. Occasionally dating sounds like fun, but most of the time I find it hard to believe that I could find someone. When…"
"Hi Susan. Nope, no pension. My husband was on disability the last ten years of his life. He also liquidated his 401k and bought a car with the money three years before he died. I do still have the car, at least, and…"
"I lost my husband in mid-2015, and am just now starting to fix up my house to put on the market. The main reason I will be selling the house is that I did not get the life insurance money I was expecting and my husband left behind much…"
"Last week I won a big award at work; it even came with a small cash prize. I was happy to have my work recognized and rewarded (a rare event) but the win seemed so hollow without my hubby to share it with. I actually found it kind of…"
looks like we just switched places i moved from ark to reseda ca you moved from ca to ark if you had said something i would have waved as we passed by going in different directions . have a nice day john
Welcome to Widville, Suzy B. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here.
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