"I have just read all the comments, wow, amazing insights. I want to really thank Shelly for asking the big question on moving. I too have been struggling on what to do with my home. I have options, but the best answer I saw was the…"
"Well, I made it trough Thanksgiving. Irish Lady I sympathize. I have found that we can't look to our children for comfort for more reasons than I can list. Your blessed to have a daughter, they tend to stay closer. My…"
"You know, the sense of loss hits you in such moments when you least expect it. It's been 4 years for me and I don't know if it's because of the holidays or what, but man, it's hitting me now. To explain that to…"
"I haven't comment in awhile, but I have seen all the comments and man, can I relate. The Holidays are approaching and it is always hard for. It's been 4 years for me and I'm doing so much in so many areas, but the being…"
"Don, I'm so sorry your going trough this loss, it's brutal. Everyone here understands your pain, I just want you to know there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Keep going forward with counseling and finding people who will…"
"My dear friend just lost her husband suddenly, she now is in my club. I'm going on 4 years, 5 in July. I find there is no time limit for grief. Everyone griefs differently. I still miss him very much, especially when…"
"Irish Lady, I also suffer from depression. but I take my medication. Life is just to short to suffer unnecessary. I know there is a stigma about this, but there isn't one for HB pressure meds or diabetes. I Too go to a counselor and…"
"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".