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Elizabeth
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Elizabeth replied to Viva's discussion New to this forum - Grateful for this support forum in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Oh my goodness Viva, my heart breaks for you. This is such a scary time and so many don't seem to understand the seriousness of this pandemic. Good for you for staying connected and reaching out. Sending you a virtual hug."
May 13
Clare replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"My husband died from aortic dissection in 2017. He was 40 and my youngest was 3. My youngest is now about to turn 6 and all he wants for his birthday is his daddy back. I'm not very content in my new life. The PTSD from finding him and…"
May 1
going.on.slowly replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"That is such a great post!!  Thank you for that❤️"
Jan 6
MrsHill2015 replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Its so heartbreaking! I cry many times a day as well. Regret is the absolute worst. I belong to a widows group that is phenomenal. One of the things they stress is not to penalize yourself for not knowing what you didn't know. Of course had we…"
Jan 6
CryinCali replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Laurajay i can relate very much to what you have said.In that i do believe true the quote "luck is the spouse who dies first".  Also my husband and i were very close and we tslked about everything and told each other very often how…"
Dec 22, 2019
silverlady replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Thank you for your kind holiday wishes KJPE, and the same to you. My heart goes out to you and all the other “suddenly widowed.” Through supporting each other, we help each other survive and live with our suddenly-altered reality."
Dec 21, 2019
KJPE replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"I cry daily from wanting one last chance to tell my love how much I love him, how lucky a wife I was, how proud I was to be his wife, how much his presence lit up my life.  I wish I hadn't been so tired so I could have cooked for him a…"
Dec 21, 2019
KJPE replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Hello Laurajay, Elizabeth, going.on.slowly, and silverlady among all of us who lost our beloved spouses suddenly, without warning:  I was there the day he died (that scene has been branded into my brain with no relief or closure coming from…"
Dec 21, 2019
MrsHill2015 replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Absolutely. My love passed away suddenly, in his sleep. No warning. No preexisting condition. He just didn't wake up. There is soooooo much I want to say!!! SO much I wish i said. I expressed my love, gratitude and appreciation often, but wish…"
Dec 13, 2019
Elizabeth replied to Melissa's discussion Support we need vs get
"I found that grief support groups were so helpful for me. Nobody gets us, like others that have gone through it."
Dec 5, 2019
Elizabeth replied to only1sue's discussion What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?
"I think I am happy to pay. For some reason, I assume that scammers etc would pick a site that they don't have to pay for...maybe I am wrong. I would be hoping that it would be a case of ...you get what you pay for...Haven't ventured onto…"
Dec 5, 2019
Roxi replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"laurajay you are right "it was their time to die"...a truth that i don't want to accept 'cos it's painful thank hugs roxi"
Dec 2, 2019
Elizabeth replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"So very true. For some reason we assume that they will be around for a long time. Life is full of so many surprises. Many are good and others not so good. Certainly a lesson."
Dec 2, 2019
Elizabeth replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Thank you for your kind words. I do like that term....a kaleidoscope of thousand of things...So very true. I have often heard discussion of which is worse...watching our loved ones suffer for months or days, but being able to say all the things we…"
Dec 1, 2019
Elizabeth replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"I am sure that your husband, like mine, would have thought that of course they had to go on that trip or mine, teach the next day. It certainly is a lesson to us that we can be replaced in our work or many situations. My husband was so dedicated to…"
Dec 1, 2019
silverlady replied to Elizabeth's discussion Regrets in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Yes, Elizabeth, thank you for writing. My husband, Gary, died of sudden cardiac arrest in 2014, and it is a comfort, somehow, to know that I am not the only one still struggling some years out. While the old adage says to live each day as if it were…"
Nov 30, 2019

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At 12:30pm on November 29, 2019, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, Elizabeth. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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