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February 2016 Blog Posts (24)

Is this real?

Coming up on 8 months since my wife passed (16th). I guess I am adjusting somewhat. We have to, we can't live in the same spot emotionally. Life has to go on even as difficult as it can be sometimes.

I am trying to rebuild my business and that keeps me busy, when I can stay focused. Priorities changed after Linda became sick 4 years ago and I lost a lot of clients. I have no regrets of that. I wanted to spend every possible moment I could with her. We knew from the start there…

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Added by DavidB on February 5, 2016 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Losing myself in a time warp

 I am getting to the stage now when I remember not the rough and tumble of life of how my marriage really was but more the images of perfection. I think this is a dangerous time as it idealizes the person we have lost and makes it impossible to find another partner.  And I do want at least a chance of having another partner.  I know now I can't find a partner that was all the things Ray WAS.  I mean the…

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Added by only1sue on February 5, 2016 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

What a crazy roller coaster ride.

I joined here a couple days ago and have been looking around trying to get a feel for the site.

My wife passed away in June of 2015 after 3 1/2 years of batting cancer. The first 5 months I was just kind of numb.

When December came the weight of losing her really came down on me. Maybe it was the 6 month thing or into the holidays, or both.

I have done some writing of poems and messages and that helped some. I joined a couple groups on FB and that was helpful for…

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Added by DavidB on February 1, 2016 at 9:41pm — 2 Comments

A void

I have always thought I was one of the luckiest girls on the planet: Never a day in my life that I have had worries. My parents and grandparents spoiled me, I did great in school, I have awesome friends. I found my soulmate in college at age 21 and we stayed in love, together almost every day, for 15 years. We started a family of three two years ago. Husband loved me, he was great with our son, our son adored his dad. We had a humble life that was good enough to allow me to stay home to rear…

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Added by KayeL on February 1, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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