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SweetMelissa2007's Blog (3)

IDENTITY?

In reflecting back a decade ago when I became a widow, there was much confusion about the meaning of "identity". There was a particular word that caused many flame wars, it was the word "independent". Many widows were hurt by it, they felt condescended &/or dismissed. Their role as a housewife, mother or low wage employee was seemingly reduced - interpreted as being a dependent similar to a child. Their love for their spouse that him/her happy & safe as well other contributions were…

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Added by SweetMelissa2007 on May 10, 2018 at 9:33am — 2 Comments

March For Our Lives" ...

"March For Our Lives" ...…

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Added by SweetMelissa2007 on March 24, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments

I hate June 7th ...

Today is Bob's 10th year anniversary ...

Today our 23 year old daughter was diagnosed with MS ...

Today my 32 year old nephew was diagnosed with tumors on his pituitary gland ...

Two days after Bob's death, I had a dream of my daughter & nephews w/ravens flying around ...

Never could figure out why this particular nephew was in the dream instead of his brother who died 9 months prior ...

Not only is today's date darker, it is sadly more meaningful…

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Added by SweetMelissa2007 on June 7, 2017 at 3:08pm — 3 Comments

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