"Dear Prissy, I think it's wonderful that you find such pleasure in reading and puzzles and music. What a blessing. You have to do what makes you feel good. I wished I could read again, miss it. I still have to work…"
"Wow, I saw so many of us write in the comments, after awhile of silence. I related to many as usual. My husband passed july 2014. Every holiday up till this year I was able to handle it. Christmas for us was so special…"
"Irish lady, it doesn't hurt to ask her. There is just so much we can control. Life is just so fragile and short. I agree with slick, do your best and move forward. Try to have relationship with your grandchildren and if…"
"Wow slick, after I read your post I literally started to cry. I had always heard " a son is a son until he takes a wife, but a daughter for the rest of your life". That's how it's been with me. My oldest…"
"Dear Irish Lady. I understand. I never realized how hard it was going to be with my adult children. I have 4 sons. It's been very difficult. The furthest lives in Brazil, then New York and Colorado and…"
Welcome marybarcelos: 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".