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Talisker (Steve) commented on IndiaKai's blog post I still fear life...
"My wife had been married for 43 years and I for 30 when our spouses died. We will not replace our spouses. but we are also more mature in our outlook than when we were each first married.  I believed there was space in our hearts for each…"
Oct 23, 2016
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"Hugs Steve.  A great opportunity you had to appreciate her one more time."
May 15, 2016
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May 15, 2016
AuntT (Steph) left a comment for Talisker (Steve)
"Steve, Everyone is chat is asking about you? Let us know you are okay! We miss you!"
Mar 9, 2016
Talisker (Steve) replied to carolynski123's discussion personal relationships after widowhood
"Callie, you are so right. I have also been divorced and widowed, and the thing that gripes me is that my ex is still alive and my wife of 30 years is gone. I agree that you will know when it is the right time to date."
Jan 16, 2016
Talisker (Steve) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I have heard that the second year is worse than the first. In some ways it may be. You are past the initial shock, numbness, and grieving. Many who said they would be there for you have disappeared. You have taken care of the financial matters. But…"
Nov 22, 2015
Talisker (Steve) replied to JHclecce's discussion Wedding planning for Volume Two in the group Remarried After Loss
"We were watching the Food Channel one day, and were watching Rachel Raye. Kathy happened to mention that Rachel got married on the Greek island of Santorini.  I said, “Hey! We are going to go to Santorini on this…"
Nov 22, 2015
Talisker (Steve) replied to Doug02122014's discussion Who is the best fit to marry a widowed person ? Another widowed person, someone who has never been married, or someone who is divorced ? in the group Remarried After Loss
"I married a widow. We can understand each other in our loss. A person who has never been married cannot.Also, a divorced person caries a baggage of bitterness of the failure of their marriage, for whatever reason."
Nov 22, 2015
Talisker (Steve) replied to H2obapper's discussion Engagment Rings and Wedding Bands
"I have remarried, and the discussion came up about what to do with her engagement ring. We found a design for a pendant in Kauai, and took it to our jeweler. She contributed her engagement ring, and I contributed a bracelet my late wife gave…"
Nov 17, 2015
Talisker (Steve) replied to Doug02122014's discussion Re-married After Loss ?
"I also have remarried and had to face some of the issue that barbee did. My wife kept her former married name, because it would have been a pain to change everything. We each had some assets in our name only, and that was not a problem. We each had…"
Nov 6, 2015
Talisker (Steve) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Okbobbo. That really struck a chord with me! Not only the words, but Rabbi Schulweis presided at my Bar Mitzvah in New York!"
Nov 4, 2015
Talisker (Steve) replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion For those who do not want to date ...
"I was not interested in dating, as i was caregiver for my wife for 12 years. After she passed away I went traveling to places she had no interest, but that I wanted to see. Along the way I met a number of women on these trips, but had no interest…"
Oct 15, 2015
Talisker (Steve) replied to only1sue's discussion Are friends in cyber support groups "real" to you?
"After my wife had her brain injury, I got involved with a brain injury chat room. That was in 1993. even after my wife died in 2005, I have kept in contact with one of the survivors. One of the people in that room told me about a grief recovery site…"
Oct 14, 2015
Talisker (Steve) replied to H2obapper's discussion Engagment Rings and Wedding Bands
"My wife had a beautiful engagement ring from her first husband that she does not wear. We took it and a bracelet my late wife bought me and had a jeweler make a beautiful pendant out of it There is a picture of it in my profile"
Oct 14, 2015
Talisker (Steve) replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion OCTOBER Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days
"BEC, Do not say never. I was married for 30 years, and my wife for 42. We were both widowed about the same time, and somehow we found each other. We loved our late spouses, but we both found room in our hearts to love one another."
Oct 3, 2015
Talisker (Steve) replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?
"Here is my favorite quote on the subject: There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people…"
Sep 24, 2015

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At 5:23pm on March 9, 2016, AuntT (Steph) said…


Everyone is chat is asking about you? Let us know you are okay!

We miss you!

At 7:50pm on July 25, 2013, rodsgurl09 said…

Talisker, I'm so sorry for your loss, but glad you found us. I hope this site will be as much a comfort and support as it has been for me. Let me know if I can help you navigate the site. I look forward to getting to know you.


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