"I have never heard this discussed before. My wife died in Jan of 2014, so it has been almost 4 years for me. I have been in contact with many people in the same situation on this and other websites, but I recently met a 29 year old woman…"
Well, even though you don't want to date, you did not choose to be alone. At this point, you certainly don't need someone telling you what to do. Someday if you want to date, then you can. You are still very young…"
"Hope,Tomorrow will be 3 years for me and I feel that way much of the time. I work and that keeps me busy during the day,but it is very hard to fill the hours when I am not at work. It seems like I am killing time a lot of the time.…"
It will be three years since my wife died Jan 14th. I'll spare you the details, but I found her and it took over a year before the flashbacks went away. Eventually I could get my mind on something else and then they stopped…"
I understand, but material things are just that. The memories, cards, letters, etc. are the important things. Those are the things I will keep, also, besides just a couple of pieces of furniture that were from my wife's…"
Gwamma, I know how you feel about moving, but there are a lot of reasons for someone to move. For me, I'm planning to move to simplify my life until I figure out what I want. Right now…"
"Hang in there MickeysLove2,
I know you are decorating for your son. But before, I'm sure you also decorated and did things for your son and your husband at Christmas. It's harder now, but we always did things for other people…"
I feel much the same way as you do this week. This is my third Christmas without my wife and it isn't easier, but other people don't seem to understand that unless they are going through the same thing. I used to…"
You are alone in a tough situation with a lot of responsibility. Anyone would be in a Funk. And of course it makes you miss your husband even more. I'm a little older than you, but I know it is really hard to…"
"You are doing the hardest thing you will ever have to do. I spent the first three weeks in my bedroom. I ran out of vacation and had to go back to work. Then I spent the next 6 months at work or in my room. Then I…"
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