"I was confused as well what to say with this question. I saw on this site the term "only parent"...which I think sums it up pretty well. We have no one else to share parenting of our children we are the only ones."
"I am so sorry for your loss Mrs.D. I too am pissed off at the world for taking my husband too soon and having everyone not be him. I have four children 19, 8, 5 and 2. The youngest had just turned one when he died. It is very difficult…"
"patcpoo-I am one of those individuals who lost their husband at a young age and I say, you are not whining. You are grieving for the loss your husband. Even though you had 44 years with your husband doesn't make your grief any less painful than…"
"I, by no means, meant to suggest that my grief was any greater than anyone elses. I know that grief cannot be compared. I just think it is a tragedy that when a person dies young they don't get to experience the life they were…"
"I am so sorry for everyone's loss on this website but when a spouses die so young it seems like more of a tragedy. Especially when that person (my husband) was not there to see our daughter start kindergarten nor will he be there…"
"Hi Kylre, I am so sorry for your loss. I lost my husband on January 9 of this year. He was 41. We were together for almost 12 years. You are right friends just don't get it. They are also so busy with their families…"
"It will amaze you, what some people do. My mother, the kids and I went out to eat this evening at a restaurant. I paid my bill then started out to the van with the kids. My mother was paying her bill and the owner said"she is very…"
"I joined this "club" on January 9, 2012. The worst day of my life. The second worst day of my life was telling my four and seven year old. The baby is too young to understand. It has been awful ever since. …"
I'm so very sorry for your loss, Vettie, but glad you found us. There is caring support and friendship here. Here's a good place to start: Basic Site Info
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