"No judgement here! Everybody grieves differently! Whatever you feel is what you feel! Sometimes you just wish people would mind their own business and quit telling you how to feel or be. My Hubby and I have a big house. 6 bedrooms, 2 1/2 ba, with a…"
"I am a step-mom to 2 step-daughters (he adopted her child. she hates me soo bad, so I don't count her). My hubby and I were together for 17 years. I can say that I have had my share of what you have gone through. I met their Dad after their…"
"I tried on the medical but because I own a home and several cars, I don't qualify for any of the government benefits because of this. :/ Thats our government for you... I tried to get state AMI (adult medical insurance) but because I have a…"
"My dear hubby had 2 daughters from his previous marriage. The older lived with us after her mother no longer wanted to deal with her. She was 14. Was with us until she decided to move out at 18. The younger lived with the mother. When my husband had…"
"I'm soo in the same predicament! I get people telling me that why don't I get widow's benefit from social security? Well I fall into the category of the "too young." I'm going to be 50 this year. Can't collect…"
"I feel the same way! I live with my 2 daughters and they have their own lives to live. Me I feel like I'm in a vegitative state. I miss my hubby's company! Night time was ours to sit and talk, go out to dinner and a movie, or watch a game…"
"My poor daughter had something similar happen to her at school. My husband died in the summer, 17 days before her 16th Birthday. The new school year had started when after about a month or so her teacher told her her Dad called and said he would…"
"Before my Beloved Jeff passed. I used to catch him staring at me with such a look of Love in his eyes. I felt like a school girl, only he could make me blush that way. I used to say nervously "Whaaat?" His reply. "Your just soo…"
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Welcome shechuisme: 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. Post and join us in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It".
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