"I'm taking my first trip without my husband in May....actually, I'm going on what would have been our honeymoon. Scott and I were only married for a few weeks, and we'd planned on going somewhere with sand, sun, and bottomless…"
"My stepson and I started going through Scott's things almost immedaitely....we've actually tossed a LOT, and I have about 20 bags of clothes and things to donate to the goodwill or something.
But some things, I just can't…"
"I'm dealing with a whole bunch of financial issues at the moment....and it's awful. I just got a notice from my husband's health insurance company that they basically covered NOTHING in the last week of his life. He was in…"
"Crying - thank you.
I actually didn't feel Scott's presence at all, until very early this morning....we have a tall cabinet in our bedroom, and on top of it, Scott had a small collection of soda cans from around the world.…"
"Thank you both...I'm pretty raw. I still cry a lot - I don't bother trying to stop it. And I think I really am still in shock. I miss him every day, but Judy you are right. The love Scott and I had was pretty rare,…"
"Smit - thanks for sharing. I love hearing how people met and fell in love. It brings me a lot of good memories too...Scott was my partner in crime as well, and the time we had together was the best....thanks for sharing your story..."
My name is Pam - I'm 43, and I am recently widowed. My husband passed away 3 weeks ago - he was 39.
I'm pretty lost at the moment, but coming here and reading other people's experiences is helpful, and…"
My name is Pam, and my husband passed away 3 weeks ago. He had been sick for a long time with cancer, but we thought he was getting better. His health declined incredibly rapidly, and his passing came as a huge shock.…"
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Welcome pkren: 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 WV 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".
I'm so very sorry for your loss, pkren, but glad you found us. There is caring support and friendship here. 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.