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Mls64 (Mike)'s Blog (3)

The Continuous vigilance

I've been trying to dissect the emotion, trying to understand the root cause of it.Pinpoint the individual issues, which I'm sure there are many, and attack it head-on. As I've stated before I want to go face-to-face with this emotion, not hide from it but manage it. Not control it, but manage it.



A thought rolled through my brain the other day about how someone in love has a continuous vigilance over the health and well-being of their relationship. Not just once in awhile but at… Continue

Added by mls64 (Mike) on September 22, 2017 at 11:42am — 3 Comments

Role reversal,

If it were you passing away, what would you tell your spouse? What advice or direction would you give?



For some people here there was time to have those conversations.

My wife and I had time but it was a conversation I could not handle. But I wonder about those that lost loved ones unexpectedly.

Some of us were fortunate enough to receive a blessing from our spouses, to eventually move forward and others here were not.



Those precious words from a departed loved… Continue

Added by mls64 (Mike) on September 17, 2017 at 1:29pm — 9 Comments

Separating emotion from logic...

To start let me give a quick history. My wife Teri and I were married for a little more than 24 years. Four daughters, two granddaughters. We found out this January that she had cancer. She passed on July 3rd.

Like most everyone else here, the sense of loss is all-consuming.

The "what will I do now" question applies to us all.

I've read countless posts, and for the most part I can relate to the writer.

However, I don't want to just relate to other posts, I want a… Continue

Added by mls64 (Mike) on August 30, 2017 at 7:31am — 13 Comments

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