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Thursday
norm replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion When did you remove your wedding rings?
"Condolences on the death of your beloved spouse. There is no "right" or "wrong" when adjusting to the death of a spouse (or any other loved one).  Do not allow anyone to tell you otherwise. Personally, I prefer to keep…"
Jun 20
norm replied to Aly brabham's discussion Is it normal to keep items around your house of theirs
"We both seem to be on that 2.5 year mark, KayeL.  Whatever routine works for you, keep it up.  We each have our coping/adapting mechanisms.  I think any of us would do anything to bring our spouses back, but it's like King David…"
Jun 13
norm replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Condolences on the loss of your Patty, Sean.  We who have lost a mate have, IMHO, have lost a part of ourselves.  May you have adequate support to navigate the changes and adjustments that lie ahead. Norm"
Jun 5
norm replied to Aly brabham's discussion Is it normal to keep items around your house of theirs
"Seems to be more input from the widows than the widowers on moving/keeping the departed spouses "stuff". (To be expected; there are more of you than there are of us.)  For my part, after Mickey died I knew I didn't want to…"
May 1
norm replied to Aly brabham's discussion Is it normal to keep items around your house of theirs
"I have to agree with laurajay's comments on protecting our own health and safety, though I realize that rational decisions do not always easily in the throes of grief.  IMHO, our departed loved ones would not want us endangering our…"
Apr 29
norm replied to Aly brabham's discussion Is it normal to keep items around your house of theirs
"There is no "normal" in the grief experience.  Everyone responds to it differently, and everyone finds his/her own level of coping differently.  JMHO."
Apr 29
norm replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion When did you remove your wedding rings?
"Amen, Marty G."
Apr 29
norm replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Quite an intro, Denise.  I can identify with the part of the long wait for the funeral home people.  Sadly, we can't go around the grieving process, but must travel through it, and everyone travels at a different pace.  Peace be…"
Apr 29
norm replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion APRIL Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days
"April 20 would have marked a 55th wedding anniversary for me and Mickey (aka Eleanor).  For some reason the 23rd verse of 2 Samuel 13 keeps popping into my head -- "But now he is dead.  Why should I fast?  Can I bring him…"
Apr 19
norm replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Thanks, L.H."
Apr 19
norm replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion When did you remove your wedding rings?
"No removal here."
Apr 12
norm replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"Houston, Texas, USA"
Apr 12
norm replied to Rainy (Misty)'s discussion Poems, songs and sayings...
"Along similar lines, one by Henry Scott Holland All is Well Death is nothing at all. It does not count., I have only slipped away into the next room. Nothing has happened. Everything remains exactly as it was. I am I, and you are you, and the old…"
Apr 12
norm replied to Aly brabham's discussion Is it normal to keep items around your house of theirs
"There is no "normal".  Whatever you do in the privacy of your own home and comforts you is your business.  JMHO."
Apr 12
norm replied to Timelord's discussion Desperately need advice - grown "child" in college mess and argument
"Wait 'til Thursday."
Apr 12

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At 10:35pm on April 9, 2018, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, norm1035. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

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