"GG Rose ~ hello neighbor! I have a hard time finding women who are also widows to make friends with. Wish you lived in my city ~ would love to have a "cup of anything" with someone who understand the language of widowhood....do…"
"GG Rose ~ I can imagine how this preparation would make one regress - I am so sorry! I have been in our home for 35 years and if I had to sell it, for whatever reason, I don't know how I would make it through. Yet, some days the…"
"I am certain I have lost my mind! Hello, ladies! Thank you, CrazyWidow, for checking in and for all of you who have shared your heart. I have been writing here for hours and I keep copying/pasting those words to an email to myself…"
"Dear Callie2! Congratulations! Good job not getting bit! You obviously read the instructions! When I first had to perform these tasks, I was resentful and would cry - sometimes I still cry, but I am not resentful any longer.…"
"Good Day to you both, Colleen51 and Callie2! I have learned so many new skills since my husband passed away - I say "passed away" because that phrase helps me. I find the "d" word, harsh - I don't like it.…"
"ooops....I meant to say, "to fight rather than to accept how we feel , is non productive"...it needs to be okay, how we feel - it doesn't matter that other women have moved on in life, that is their story and it is okay for them.…"
"Colleen 51, my heart goes out to you! I am so sorry for the passing of your husband! I also want "out", as you describe your desire for the same. My living situation is very different than yours, as my loved ones were not…"
"Hi to you, mslexigal! I am so sorry for your loss, it is sooooo hard. I am one of those who after all this time is still struggling and feeling so lost. I hear what you are saying about no one understanding the pain and tears.…"
"HUGS to you, Going to Make It, as well ~ it is the children, young and adult alike who are harmed. Without realizing it, their elders have modeled behavior that subconsciously, has taught them to be unloving. Suddenly, my adult step…"
"I must share that I can't seem to find my place in life. I miss my husband so much. I feel so lost. I am so lonely, I swear I had no idea loneliness could be an actual physical pain. UGH. It probably wouldn't…"
"Travelingirl ~ Thank you for the empathy...it isn't difficult, it is devastating and I can't seem to move past loosing our kids and granddaughter - my inlaws and my family of origin. As if loosing my husband isn't enough pain.…"
Welcome to Widville, Widowette. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.
Here's a good place to start: Basic Site Info 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. Those 'chirps' you hear when you're in Widowed Village mean people are talking in the Chat Room; stop in some time and join the conversations. I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.