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
"I recently passed the 2 year mark and am feeling better for the most part. The grief is much less intense and no longer all consuming. I am at a cross roads in my life now. I am pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit against two mental health clinics…"
"Hi from another Susan. I became a grandma for the first time in October of 2015, two months after my husband passed. It was a difficult time for my daughter being pregnant and losing her father at the same time. But once my grandson was born I…"
"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"
"My husband and I were married for 25 years and before he died by suicide he made me promise to go out with a certain man he said he had lined up to be my "next husband." He kept saying "He'll be calling you . . . so promise me…"
"Yes, Diane, I am VERY disappointed in how people are acting this elections season. In fact, my kids and I decided not to attend thanksgiving celebrations with my husband's relatives because of their views and how they are acting towards…"
"Is anyone else feeling like their grief has gotten so much worse since the presidential election? I am grieving severely for my country right now and it has made my grief over my husband a lot worse. He SO wanted Hillary Clinton to…"
"Today is my birthday, the second one since my husband died about a year and a half ago. I don't have any particular plan to get through the day, other than just treating it any other day at work, but I sure am missing him a lot right now."
"Not only are our spouses not around to encourage us and show interest in what we are doing, but they aren't there to be amazed at all the new things we are learning and having to deal with. Case in point, in the 15 months since my husband…"
"Mary, please see a doctor about your health issues. The stress you've been under since becoming a widow may have exacerbated an existing condition, or perhaps this is something different. But it is important to get it checked…"
"Here I thought I was doing so great making it through the the one year mark alright. . . Then I fell through one of those trap doors too. It was not too unexpected, but not a complete shock this time. I think I got back on track faster this tine. Or…"
"I guess I have been so busy with legal issues and particularly still trying to collect the life insurance a year after he died, that the first anniversary went by without any fanfare. We visited his grave, which now has a nice new tombstone on it…"
"Hi kenslove, My husband also lost his battle to bipolar disorder, almost exactly a year ago, and went missing from the house only to be found 10 weeks later deceased in an open field. We don't know for sure if he committed suicide or died…"
"I can also relate to what Hope, Brandy, Terry & others are saying here. June 15th will be the one-year mark for me. I am dreading it, but I also keep thinking, "It's been a year and I'm still here; after a year without…"
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.
Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Click the "help" link at the top of the page. You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place. I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.