"Thanks Everyone. I'm approaching year one and I'm being flooded with emotion. Reading all your posts are helpful. Strangers and other widows/ers are the only people I feel really comfortable with. I'm not doing bad, I'm not…"
"I follow the thread and we certainly are all in a similar boat. I'm approaching one year mark and its pain that doesn't hurt you physically, but it weakens me to the point where I don't do much of anything.
I find myself planning…"
"Shelley, I give you credit for outlining what / where your options are, I have similar choices to make but I'm only 61/2 months in and just dealing with Christmas. I would add to your Syracuse option the word…"
"This sure is a roller coaster. After a couple days of making some progress, today is painful, and I don't really know why. Waking up crying has been going on intermittently since my wife was diagnosed, but I haven't woke…"
"I read many of the posts, and I find them helpful. I feel more comfortable with other widowers, as a common theme amongst us is about being uncomfortable with old friends and family. I'm just 5 months in and the last month & now…"
"This is a common thing amongst any social sites. once they mention desperation, needing money***, being stranded in another country etc. I just insist on meeting and as relentless as they are, it of course is a non-starter for…"
"My wife died May 25th, and I've experienced a similar feeling recently. I did manage the bouncing around and didn't over do it. I jokingly referred to it as my sympathy tour. I get to take care of my grand daughter for the next week…"
"The other's comments are all true. Trust in yourself. I'm 41/2 months in and still very sad, but I have been able to do a little more with more consistency. Although believe me, its not much.
I call and go…"
"Welcome to Widville, TP. 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…"
TP so sorry for your loss. It is so new and hard at this time. Hope you find the support you need here. I'm at five years now. You mentioned you are in my area. You can private message your location. Hope to be able to help you on this journey none of us chose. (((hugs))
Welcome to Widville, TP. 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.