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Patricia
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I Forgot His Voice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Feb 11. 6 Replies

It's been a hair over 4 months since Gabriel left, and typically when I think of him I can conjure all kinds of memories, spun sugar and light. They keep the darker ones at bay.When I had insomnia,…Continue

 

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Susan replied to Patricia's discussion I Forgot His Voice
"Hi Hopesmom!    That is all understandable. t's been a little over 2 years here...  As time goes on, i can get rid of more things. But some I just seem to hang onto. Susan"
Feb 11
Hopesmom replied to Patricia's discussion I Forgot His Voice
"My husband has been gone just over a year. In my bathroom shower is a washrag he hung there, I have no idea how long I'll leave it there. I guess I'm just trying to hold on to a piece of him. Oh yeah, I also have a hair tie with a few…"
Feb 10
Patricia commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"I am considering a vision board as well! And I definitely understand how confusing it is - for yourself and for others both - regarding age. I am 27 and when people find I'm widowed, they don't know what to say! My 10 year high school…"
Mar 16, 2017
Patricia commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"Denise -  You are 110% NOT responsible, and it is NOT your fault. I can't believe someone had the audacity to say that to you - I suppose they might have just wanted some money. I am so, so sorry. Please, please do not carry that burden…"
Mar 13, 2017
Patricia replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion MARCH Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days
"My birthday is March 23rd. He always liked to make me feel special on my special day, and this is my first birthday without him. I don't know what to do with myself. :("
Mar 3, 2017
Susan replied to Patricia's discussion I Forgot His Voice
"Hi Frank,    I think it's great that you found all of those tapes !  Someday when you listen to them, You'll be able to listen to them with a SMILE .  Sissy"
Feb 25, 2017
Frank replied to Patricia's discussion I Forgot His Voice
"Hi Patricia, I was thinking of this the other day, you must have tuned in.  It's been four years and a couple of months now and I have pictures but nothing with her voice... After 35 years of marriage I'd have thought I could…"
Feb 24, 2017
Susan replied to Patricia's discussion I Forgot His Voice
"Hi!    When I want to hear Paul tell me he loves me, I have to listen to a voicemail he sent me. It helps, but it also makes me dissolve into tears. Sissy/Susan"
Feb 24, 2017
widow85 replied to Patricia's discussion I Forgot His Voice
"I am so very sorry for your loss. Sounds like you had a wonderful close relationship. That hole just feels impossible to fill, doesn't it? Do you by any chance have a voice message on a phone? I stupidly lost my spouse's voice message when…"
Feb 23, 2017
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Feb 23, 2017
Patricia posted a discussion

I Forgot His Voice

It's been a hair over 4 months since Gabriel left, and typically when I think of him I can conjure all kinds of memories, spun sugar and light. They keep the darker ones at bay.When I had insomnia, we'd curl up in bed together and we'd do this sort of joint meditation - he'd speak of this cabin in the woods we'd build, an adventure we'd go on that day - "Can you see the fish in the river?" "Look at the crackling fire, what colors are in it?" - we'd lay there and talk about making our bed under…See More
Feb 23, 2017
Joyce left a comment for Patricia
"Welcome bookishgeek: I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts…"
Feb 21, 2017
Patricia replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Who's going to Camp Widow Tampa 2017? Let's get acquainted!
"I will be there! So excited. I fly in very late at around 1 am on the 10th - I have an Air B&B not too far away. I'll be doing a lot of Ubering!"
Feb 21, 2017
Patricia replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi Patti - I live in Augusta and suspect we have the same first name! (Patricia). :)"
Feb 21, 2017
Patricia replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi everyone! My name is Patricia. My fiancé Gabriel committed suicide in October 2016 - I'm a young, 27 year old widow which stinks but to further complicate things, I watched it happen. Grief doesn't begin to explain how I've…"
Feb 21, 2017

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At 5:10pm on February 21, 2017, Joyce said…

Welcome bookishgeek: I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat.You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences.  Post and join in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It".

 
 
 

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