Two weeks before Melissa died, she looked at me and said "I want you to get married again". She went on to say she did not think I was the kind of person who would do well without a wife. The only…Continue
About a year after Susan suddenly passed, I felt I needed to get out among people. She and I helped found a Ham Radio Club in Park County, so I rejoined and became a volunteer examiner. Now I proctor the exams for the ham radio…"
" My husband and I never talked about it. He fought for 20 months after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. He lived those as if all was the same. We didn't discuss that he wasn't going to make it. He never admitted it, to himself,…"
"I just remembered back when I started my journey 11 years ago not understanding why some started dating early out or dating w/in a couple of years, a few widows told me I would grieve my husband about a year or two then afterward it would be all…"
"Timelord, love the bimbo line. priceless. my 1st wife was all about the money. Since i didnt have any, and she figured i wouldn't ever, she left. Remarried someone almost the same person as me, but has money.…"
"my wife did the same. Larissa told me o find another. She told me there were plenty of women our age in need of a decent partner.And she told me she didn't want all her good training of me to go to waste! hehe.
I have struggled with dating etc.…"
"Hi WoodTurner, my husband asked me to do the same thing, to remarry. He died two years ago and he went even further, he talked to my kids about the subject, he told them that some day Mama (me) was going to find someone and remarry and they had to…"
"My husband was in the military and we had this conversation a few times because of deployments. He told me that he wanted me to be happy, whatever that would mean. I can not fathom being with anyone else. My standards are very very…"
"Before we had any idea that he would become ill and pass away, I gave my spouse permission to remarry if I passed away first. It upset him and he categorically stated that he would never remarry.
When he was facing his own death, he never…"
"Frank. if I can make a suggestion- I used Overseas Adventure Travel in India and was really impressed with them. God willing, I'm planning on taking them to the Galapagos in 2020 (already have two trips pencilled in for 2019). They…"
With 20 years in the navy, I cruised all the time. If I could have figured out how to pack Susan in my sea bag, I'd have stayed longer. We cruised on our honeymoon, and she enjoyed it so much we did several more before she…"
"Bob & I did not have the opportunity to say good-bye; he was killed suddenly & unexpectedly in a car collision. If, for some strange reason according to our beliefs, a discussion on remarriage would've been interpreted as heartfelt…"
"Hi Janet. Definitely agree about the human contact/interaction. I belong to a woodturner club that meets once a month and in addition there are a few guys that meet every week to just talk, carve wood and such. That is actually called a…"
"I'm retired to WoodTurner. I live in Dallas. I am not big on socializing but realized I needed to interact with others. I spend 3 days a week at a small dive bar. It gets me out of the house for a couple of hours and it definitely helps. We are…"
"Lupe’s husband. There are cruise sites that have “roll calls”, where people going on the same cruise meet online. AOL has Cruise Critic which has good information about cruising. I have used this site for over 20 years. Bob and I…"
"Something to keep your mind occupied definitely seems to help. I had started my woodturning hobby just 3 months before Melissa was diagnosed. Now time in the shop helps me through the day. I have also tried my hand at wood carving.…"
Welcome to Widville, WoodTurner. 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? 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'll find meaningful conversations taking place. I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.