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"Your So Strong"..really?? - if this happened to you - you would be strong too

Started this discussion. Last reply by bj628(Bonnie) Sep 7, 2012. 5 Replies

i get tired from the response...."Oh your so strong, I wouldn't be able to go thru this like you"Are you kidding me People....really....I get a badge of strongness cause I am making it. I am sorry…Continue

 

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Oct 19, 2012
bj628(Bonnie) replied to wackywidow's discussion "Your So Strong"..really?? - if this happened to you - you would be strong too
"Yes, I also get "tired" of the your so strong.  Usually say well it's not like I had a choice. or I'm doing the best I can.  I too miss the whiskers in the sink, the toothpaste spatters, the underwear about 3 inches…"
Sep 7, 2012
wackywidow replied to wackywidow's discussion "Your So Strong"..really?? - if this happened to you - you would be strong too
"I totally agree that it is the choice of - a conscious decision to heal...or should I say a deliberate decision...cause it still sucks but the carpet needs vacumned - my car resembles a purse on wheels and my bathroom is in a state I never could of…"
Sep 6, 2012
Dianna489 replied to wackywidow's discussion "Your So Strong"..really?? - if this happened to you - you would be strong too
"Right after my husband died, I saw this on facebook "you never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have".  Being 'strong' doesn't mean that I wanted my husband to die, nor does it mean that…"
Sep 6, 2012
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"Welcome to our community.... I hope we can keep you company on your journey ahead. Please look around a bit and read this basic introduction to the site. You can find more information about how the community works under "Help!" in the…"
Jul 17, 2012
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Jul 10, 2012
wackywidow commented on Suz's blog post Jud's Burial This Saturday...
"I love it very much....you will be able to read it.....so poignant for all of us...the words"
Jul 6, 2012
wackywidow commented on gcortez55's blog post ideas not fully understood yet.
"i liked your thoughts....thanks for sharing"
Jul 4, 2012
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For those widowed by cancer and other illnesses or long term conditions that required caregiving.Check the 'Help' tab for more guidance or send questions to [email protected]Patience (Diane) is your group greeter.See More
Jun 27, 2012
wackywidow commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2012
"Chez2all I love that last sentence....safely to our new life with our minds intact and our memories in our hears.....thanks"
Jun 27, 2012
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Holding Hands

"Oh how I wish I had thought of that....my husband had huge strong hands....i love your picture so much..."
Jun 26, 2012
MsKris12 replied to wackywidow's discussion "Your So Strong"..really?? - if this happened to you - you would be strong too
"My "pat" response is: "I don't have a choice. Curling up in a ball in the corner is not an option." At this point I usually will turn the conversation back around to be about them and the conversation takes off…"
Jun 26, 2012
mahagen replied to wackywidow's discussion "Your So Strong"..really?? - if this happened to you - you would be strong too
"I get this too and my answers vary:  I'm only as strong as God allows me to be I learned from my mom, she taught me how to be strong What choice do I have? You should see me when I'm alone. I think "they" are trying to…"
Jun 26, 2012
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"Your So Strong"..really?? - if this happened to you - you would be strong too

i get tired from the response...."Oh your so strong, I wouldn't be able to go thru this like you"Are you kidding me People....really....I get a badge of strongness cause I am making it. I am sorry but this type of strong I did not choose, aren't I the lucky one that I can hold my head high, be brave, be highly perceptive to others feelings, filter my pain, filter my thought, edit my words...just because my husband died and yours didn't it....Aren't I lucky that I am so strong....Usually I…See More
Jun 26, 2012
wackywidow replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Recommended Grief Books
"The Other Side of Sadness (what the New Science of Bereavement Tells Us About Life After Loss) by George A. Bonanno very good...."
Jun 26, 2012
wackywidow commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2012
"The concept of time is scued when grieving...I tried to explain this a lady when she asked me "so what do you do with your time" and I made small talk and moved  on, but I sat and pondered her inquiry and I sorta got sad and guilty at…"
Jun 26, 2012

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At 6:33am on July 17, 2012,
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At 7:17pm on June 24, 2012, Suz said…

thank you!

happy to be your friend!

Suz

At 6:06pm on June 24, 2012, Joyce said…

Welcome wackywidow:  I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I know 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"

At 11:50am on June 24, 2012, Dianne in Nevada said…

I'm so very sorry for your loss, wackywidow, but glad you found us. There is caring support and friendship here. Here's a good place to start: Basic Site Info

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.

 
 
 

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