"I have always been happy in my own company. I wouldn't call myself a loner. I like having friends, just don't like having them around all the time. I usually get tired of people after, say, spending an afternoon with them. Then I'm…"
"I made it through my first year after my beloved's passing on the 30th of last month. Man, I've just been feeling so low lately. I guess that fog has really lifted and now I'm staring this hideously ugly reality right in the…"
"Lori and agbrown I'm sorry you're in so much pain tonight. (((BIG HUGS))) Please don't give up. I know I feel so sad at times and then other times I just feel this smothering, depressed, apathy like nothing matters. This is…"
"To add to my earlier post. I have the feeling I described, but then I realize of course that there's nowhere I can go, no journey, no matter the length or difficulty that could get me to where he is and then I just feel…"
"Sometimes I have this strong feeling of wanting to find him. It makes me want to pack up my backpack, strap on my hiking boots and head out. I would gladly undertake the toughest of journeys to see him again, as a matter of fact I feel like I want…"
"Connie, thank you. I have had hell tonight. So torn up and mixed up, tired and hurting. You're words about the tsunami are exactly how things felt after my husband was diagnosed with leukemia. I can't even begin to come to terms with the…"
"This has been a very tough month for me. My husband's birthday was the 9th and he passed away on the 30th. I had a memorial get together with some close family at my house yesterday. It was very casual. We all just came together, ate, and…"
"Seems to me like people just say that kind of stuff because they don't know what else to say. They want to comfort you, but they have no idea how and so that sort of cliche bit about being young is what comes out of their mouths. I guess…"
"Jess, my husband also died of cancer, leukemia, and we also only knew he had it for 3 months before it ended up taking his life. It was not even enough time to get used to the idea that he had cancer, let alone for him to die. Our circumstances were…"
"Oh laurajay, I am so sorry! Your post made me cry. Please know I will be holding you close in heart and in prayer. I was tortured by memories of my husband's last day a few nights ago and I'm sure being sick on top of it just makes it all…"
Hi Jenny--been away and didn't see your friend request. Where in COLO is Brighton? Near Denver? I rep for a seed company in Broomfield. was there a oucpole fo years ago to visit. Loved the Denver area, but also saw the Mountains and Colo Spgs.--gorgeous.
Welcome deep purple: 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. Post and join us in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It"
Deep Purple, I am sorry for your loss. You have found a wonderful site where people get it and understand. Your loss is huge. Please know I, as well as so many others, are here for you. Gentle hugs, Sue
Hello deep purple I am so sorry for your loss. I never really know what to say but welcome to this site. It is so very hard for people who have not lost their significant other to understand what your going through. People here all have lost their love and understand. I lost my husband suddenly on Easter Sunday. People on this site have helped me through some very tough times. Read the blogs, write a blog and when you are ready join in the chat. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. I will do my best to help you. I will send you a friend request, if you wish you can accept.
I'm sorry for your loss, deep purple, but glad you found us. There is 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. 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.