"Okay, I have a question. Some of you might remember the problems I had with my stepdaughter. She became easier to deal with when I gave her all of John's money. But she was an arrogant, entitled, jerk after John died.…"
"Hey Melissa, It will be 19 months for me on the 20th. I'm so glad that folks on this web site warned me that year two would be hard. It surely is. Yes, I'm exhausted, unmotivated, feel like my body's aged…"
"riet, I so appreciate your post. Yes, I think the regrets will continue for a long time. I'm more able to control my thoughts, but the regrets are still there. And yes, the changes that I wish we could share. Both big…"
"I know how fortunate I am- my 43-year-old son has been extremely supportive. He's taken over the family business, doing everything, actually doing many things better than I did. He has become sweeter and more dear each day.…"
"Went to Trader Joe's today and bought my usual 12 bottles of Bogle Merlot. As usual, the cashier said, "Party Time!" And as usual I said, "No, all for me". My dinner most often is blueberries, cheese…"
"I get the 'woulda, shoulda, couldas'. I work hard at re-routing my thoughts away from the 'what ifs'. But lately I've been wondering- did I really think John would outlive me? He had an artificial heart…"
"I am so grateful for your post, riet. John was also my only love. We separated for many years in between what we called 'relationship #1' and 'relationship #2'. But during that separation I prayed for his…"
Dear Shelley, I want to offer my thoughts to you on this terrible anniversary. It is as if one crippled wants to offer support to the other. I hope you can take good care of yourself today. A lot of hugs
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