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Fundamentally unhappy and sad

Started this discussion. Last reply by SweetMelissa2007 Jun 16. 7 Replies

Hello everyone - it will be 7 years for me this coming May 30th.I am fundamentally unhappy, sad, melancholy...at work people have asked me why I look so "tired" and "sad."My son who is 24 lives about…Continue

Desperately need advice - grown "child" in college mess and argument

Started this discussion. Last reply by Callie2 Apr 16, 2018. 9 Replies

Hello everyone...so I have daughter in college - only about 2 hours away.  Regular visits, texts back and forth, calls.  Anyway, this past Friday she asked me to come down on Saturday - March 31. …Continue

change....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Athena53 Jan 18, 2017. 3 Replies

Hello everyone - my wife passed four and a half years ago.Just drove daughter back to college, and the same pain is back.  And...it's...likely I think that, at almost 50, that I am going to spend the…Continue

help with melting down teenager

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timelord Dec 29, 2016. 6 Replies

Hello everyone - my wife, Melinda, passed away on May 30, 2012.  I have 2 kids, both at school (home now) D-18, S-22.So we just had a two-day long meltdown.So Christmas Eve, and Christmas and even…Continue

 

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Timelord replied to Mrs.Linda's discussion Has your grief suddenly hit you when you least expected it?
"Hi - well, perhaps ironically, I tend to have my moments in the car while driving to/from work or whatnot.  That's where I'm by myself...and I cannot stand being by myself, so to speak, so I've found the world of podcasts (mostly…"
Aug 22
Timelord replied to JeffS's discussion What's wrong with me?
"Hi - for whatever may be worth - that's pretty much my life before kid #2 got older...but - you know - as your son gets older there will likely be activities to take him to...but yes - life is what it is. You two will - and it takes time -…"
Aug 19
Timelord replied to JeffS's discussion What's wrong with me?
"Don, first best wishes for your surgery! And sadly - you are 100% correct.  About all of it."
Aug 19
Timelord replied to Melissa's discussion Loneliness
"Same here.  I am facing the empty house syndrome beginning tomorrow - daughter is going back to school.  No idea what I'll do when she's out of school.  This is her last year,."
Aug 19
Timelord replied to JeffS's discussion What's wrong with me?
"Hello Jeff! There is NOTHING whatsoever wrong with you - at all.  My wife passed after about 9 months of illness (cancer - at 43....)  I had read and read and read during that time, and I found out that there is such a thing as…"
Aug 19
Timelord replied to Melissa's discussion Loneliness
"Hi - I know what you mean - at least as much as another person can know... My son lives about 3 hours away with his (very serious) GF, and daughter is going back to her last year of college (about 2 hrs away)...I also just moved about 3 months ago…"
Aug 13
Timelord replied to LandL (Linda)'s discussion NEED PRAYERS....PLEASE!!
"Thank you Linda!! Everything especially...this sort of...stuff is harder for...us. Sounds like your daughter has take a good strong step on her journey to health! When you have a moment...in the coming days and weeks...let us know how she and you…"
Jul 15
Timelord replied to LandL (Linda)'s discussion NEED PRAYERS....PLEASE!!
"My heart goes out to you!!!!!! NO that is not life threatening - it's serious - but it sounds like she's in the right place. It will be a recovery that takes some time, but I think she will indeed be oK!!!!!"
Jul 15
Timelord replied to Roxana's discussion So sad, longing to be with my husband, and wedding anniversary.
"hi - as John said, things do...improve with time.  That is true!  I never through it would be - but it does. And yes, Mark will love you always.  That will never ever ever change. And I think you will find many things to keep you…"
Jul 1
Timelord replied to Roxana's discussion So sad, longing to be with my husband, and wedding anniversary.
"Hello Roxana - first my heart goes out to you.  I wish I could tell you there is a "short cut" or whatnot out of...this, but there isn't.  I remember (for me it's been 7 years) that the first few weeks then months were…"
Jul 1
SweetMelissa2007 replied to Timelord's discussion Fundamentally unhappy and sad
"During grief, I found parenting our 11 & 13 years olds to be extremely difficult - almost foreign to what it was raising our oldest who was fully grown by the time of their father's death. What is to be expected as well as normal, but often…"
Jun 16
Timelord replied to Timelord's discussion Fundamentally unhappy and sad
"Hello - yes I do remember indeed!  And thank you.  I'm going to look up the book. I know we could share stories - that is true. Everything just is...like all over the place."
Jun 10
Timelord replied to Timelord's discussion Fundamentally unhappy and sad
"Hello!  I'm so sorry - I don't know how I missed your reply. Thank you - thank you so much.  It's just...everything seems so hard.  Finances suck, I'm trying to sell the house - which has also become a soap…"
Jun 10
Rainy (Misty) replied to Timelord's discussion Fundamentally unhappy and sad
"Timelord, I think I've told you before, my 19yr old is a hot mess too.  Just know you're not alone, also know you don't have to deal with this she's 18.  I read a book years ago called teen proofing your home.  It…"
Jun 10
Timelord replied to LandL (Linda)'s discussion Has anyone else gotten worse as time goes by?
"I wish I didn't have to agree with Rich...but I do. Missing what once was there and was good...yeah."
May 28
LandL (Linda) replied to Timelord's discussion Fundamentally unhappy and sad
"Timelord, I understand completely as I also have a daughter who has the same illness as your daughter.  I also do not want to be here and don't know how much longer I can go on.  I will write more later as right now I am too shaky to…"
May 21

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I am a widow...married for 23 years to the love of my life...married at 22. Originally (and forever!) from NYC. Currently in Washington, DC area.

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At 6:46am on December 8, 2017, Laurel said…

Hello Timelord - I feel your pain also.  My husband has been gone going on 6 yrs in Feb '18....I have a "new normal"... do I like it - some days yes and somedays no, but I guess acceptance is the key.  And we move on.

Take care

Laurel

At 2:31pm on May 12, 2015, laurajay said…

been sick seriously twice since husband died   scary and exhausting    don't over do   you still need rest....I know because  I do too but I fight it thinking I can do it all knowing I can't   lj  

At 5:49am on May 30, 2014, DW said…

Hi Timelord - my story is pretty much the same - 47, 2 kids 15 and 19, married at 22 - he was 25. We found out he had stage IV liver cancer in July of 2011 and he was gone in April of 2012. Met in college at the University of Iowa where our son is now attending. Life goes on - there is much to celebrate and I don't want to miss anything.

At 4:22pm on May 29, 2014, LifesAJourney said…

Welcome to Widowed Village. I am very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You will find caring support and friendship here.

Here is the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here! 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 will find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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