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I A Grieving Widow

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    Missing My Husband

    Jerry wasn't my first husband, but he is the last.  We were married for 30 years.  We had our good times and our bad, just like in every marriage.  We were looking forward to the year 2011 so we could sell our place and retire to Arizona.  He was a retired Master Chief in the...
    oktahalillian oktahalillian 61-65, F Jan 1, 2012

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    Cancer

    My husband died recently from primary liver cancer. He was 62 years old. He was my world. i just am so angry with the world. and so sick of hearing people say i have no idea what you are going through but it will get better. I get so mad. It will not get better. Yeah maybe i wont...
    pess pess 56-60 4 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    Lost My Wife To Cancer. What Do I Do Now?

    Thought I had it made. Wife ,2 kids, house, decent pension to look forward to. We were married for 17 years and thought we could grow old together. Now I'm lonely, raising 2 kids and just plain miserable. I'm only 48 but now I feel 80.Need to sell the house and move back to the...
    toohonestman toohonestman 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    All Alone

    To Sinnona, Iam also a widow and feel your pain. Iam now 59  and have been alone for almost two years. Ihave kept our house but feel overwhelmed trying to keep up with it all and working full time. I have two grown daughters but basically am by myself trying to figure it all...
    Roey Roey 56-60 6 Responses May 8, 2009

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    New Here

    I lost my husband of 40yrs Jan 2012. I lost a 36yr old son to suicide Sept. 2010. My 41st wedding anniversary is Sept 4th & the 2yr death date of my son is Sept 20. I am having a very hard time with depression, the doctor put me on meds last week but I don't they have kicked in...
    widowwomab widowwomab 56-60 1 Response Aug 26, 2012

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    Loss

    Last May my husband was diagnosed with cancer. We were told from the outset that any treatment would be palliative as John had lung cancer which had already spread to his bones and liver. It was a roller coaster ride which changed both our lives forever. On December 1 2011 John...
    Teltel Teltel 56-60, F Sep 25, 2012

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    Daughter And Husband

    Back In January 02, 2012 My daughter passed away, then on March 9, 2012 my husband of 44 years passed away. I knew he was dying but I still can not see me without him, My daughter she had a operation for cancer and they got it all and for days later she died, She was my oldest...
    ladyfish50 ladyfish50 61-65, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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    Warning Widows Are Targets!!

    I lost my spouse of 28 years to cancer 7 years ago. I watched him suffer and cared for him for five years. When I decieded to move on and date again I joined match.com. Not knowing what a target I was! Long story short.. I thought I meet a great man.. but he turned out to be a...
    holahoopqueen holahoopqueen 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2012

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    Ye, I Understand Your Pain

    I was a widower at the age of 35. My wife died of cancer leaving me and our 3 children. The youngest was only 2 1/2 yr. It was very painful experience. Three years later I remarried and I am thankful to God for his guidance cos my new wife is a very good stepmother to my children...
    pakbumbum pakbumbum 51-55 2 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    Hurt

    My live in boyfriend of 10 years hung himself in my basement Dec.21/12 while I watch TV awake in bed...... I found him like that when I went to turn out the Christmas tree lights and noticed that the basement light was on so I walked down the stairs and there he was hanging and...
    LisaKS LisaKS 26-30 Jan 9, 2013

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    Karen

    i lost my husband of 38 years would have been 39 in aprili feel that through neglect of the hospital and doctors he would not have died but thats a long story . i now feel as if there is nothing left for me to go on for its like half of me is missing i talk to God and ask why but...
    kp74080 kp74080 56-60 Mar 31, 2012

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    I Loved Him Soo Much Will I Ever Get Out Of Bed

    I can't believe I am. Here!!I lost my husband Scott on August 9/2013.My husband Scott was diagnosed with spleen cancer we were told that the cancer was isolated to his spleen.Scott had insurance with the V.A.his diagnose was given by a oncologist in.hospital after barreling with...
    joannefrancis joannefrancis 41-45, F Oct 9, 2013

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    The "me Too" Club

    Hi Friends. So sorry for the incredible loss you all feel. This is a lousy club to be in. However, talking with people and sharing experiences does help. I'm 50 and lost my husband 2 years ago after 26 years of marriage. It's still tough, and while I keep busy during the...
    PaulaDi PaulaDi 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    Hi I'm Paula

    my husband died of copd on the 6th of this month never been alone
    paula5625 paula5625 51-55 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

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    Losing A Souse To End Stage Renal Failure

    I lost my husband on February 2, 2013. He had End Stage Renal Failure, had been on dialysis for 6 years. In the back of your mind you know the day is coming but when it does, you still aren't ready to say your goodbyes. I miss him so much. I keep myself busy so I don't have...
    snoeangel snoeangel 51-55 Mar 20, 2013

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    The "me Too" Club

    Hi Friends. So sorry for the incredible loss you all feel. This is a lousy club to be in. However, talking with people and sharing experiences does help. I'm 50 and lost my husband 2 years ago after 26 years of marriage. It's still tough, and while I keep busy during the...
    PaulaDi PaulaDi 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    Lost It All!

    I left a twenty year loveless marriage and found my true love! My two daughters and his three became a family. After only seven years, Aug 2009 i found out i was stage 4 endometrial cancer spread to kidney bladder stomach spin and lung. in Sept 2009 my beloved husband found...
    BBurns BBurns 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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    Can't Cope

    My beloved husband of 9 years was killed on his way to work that morning on his motorcycle some one stopped on the interstate he hit them and the person that hit him killed him and ran it's been 3 months...
    greavingwidow3 greavingwidow3 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    Loss My Husband

    my husband passed away June10,2013. We were married almost 19 years an together for 24years. Not sure yet what was the cause. We know he had bronchitis.
    sissykay sissykay 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2013

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    Car Wreck

    I lost my husband of 22yrs. 4 yrs. ago. The crying every day grieving is over but now the "what the heck am I going to do w/ the rest of my life" is hitting me. We were very happy. I'm a teacher, he was a post man. We have 2 kids. We're in a church that helped us so much. It is...
    stubbemand stubbemand 51-55, F 6 Responses May 12, 2010

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    Loss Of My Husband

    i am 27 years old and on August 31st my life changed for ever my husband was 28 years old and he had been battling brain cancer since February and the doctors repeatedly told us that its wasnt the type of cancer that would take his life and i woke up to him on friday august 31st...
    brandihalpain brandihalpain 26-30 2 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have decided to use this experience as a sounding board. I have 45 days widowed and have come to the understanding that I am no longer excepted into my in-laws family. They have...
    Shmily68 Shmily68 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Grieving for someone you love hurts so much. I miss my sister so much. She was my best friend, my sounding board. She was my rock.
    alanabean alanabean 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    Where should I start. Oh yes.. I am a widow and I am 26 years old I lost my husband unexpectedly July 2, 2013 he was 29 years old and we have been married for 8 years. We just got...
    Littlezummy Littlezummy 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I need your opinion. I met a widower online. We were chatting for quite a long time and then he decided to come and meet me (we dont live in the same country) we had an amazing...
    kotsos78 kotsos78 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Hi, I have been a widow for one and a half years. I woke up on August 11th, 2012 to find my husband gone. He had a massive coronary. I was devastated. I stayed in the house we...
    bellaboo2 bellaboo2 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I was very suddenly widowed three years ago. It doesn't seem to get any easier, some days are better than others though.
    Andrewina Andrewina 56-60, F Apr 15

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    My nan past away in October she was my life and brought me up from a very early age. My mum has now also passed away this February I feel so lost and would do anything to see and...
    lee711 lee711 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I lost my husband 12 years ago when the girls were very young. On the outside I guess I look normal, happy even, but inside I'm crumbling. I vowed to be a mother and a father to...
    bluesky5 bluesky5 51-55, F Mar 26

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    Giving up a friendship and dealing with the grief of loss
    ashana43 ashana43 66-70, F Apr 12

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    Okay it's been one month or a little over. It still seems like yesterday that she was sitting right here with me. The long lonely nights make it worse. I know there was a lot of...
    Shmily68 Shmily68 41-45, M Mar 25

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    7weeks ago my soulmate passed away sleeping on our couch we had just shared the birth of our 2nd daughter only 5days earlier the luv we shared was unconditional the kind that last...
    misdaddy misdaddy 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I lost my husband one year ago to bladder cancer and I still miss him so terribly much. I just need someone to talk to,.
    ConLee ConLee 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Everything is still raw and numb. I just lost my 39 yr. old husband of almost 15yrs Sunday March 16th (I am 36). The business of death has me running in circles making phone calls...
    dekaL dekaL 36-40 6 Responses Mar 27

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    The worst times are the alone times. When everyone is gone when the phones not ringing when the email stop coming and the only thing that you have to look forward to is the sound...
    Shmily68 Shmily68 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    It's the 31st today. I suddenly realized that it's been 2 months. And it doesn't feel any easier.. What to do? When will I feel better? I'm thinking 6 months and then a year, 2...
    Tisimi Tisimi 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    It had been 4 years and 4 months now since u gone but still there was a moment that my tears will rolling down when I remember u honey.. Yes I have moved on but I don't know why...
    GladysGrace GladysGrace 31-35, F Apr 4

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    My husband of 25 years passed away Halloween afternoon. I am lost. I have never experienced life without him. Not that I can remember. It makes it even more difficult when you've...
    BebeChai BebeChai 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I lost my husband last Saturday, 29th March, he was killed in a light aircraft crash. He was only 29, 30 in May. I am only 33 myself and we have a 20 month old boy. I just feel...
    piglet80 piglet80 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Although my husband was ill for many years, his death was still hard to face for my son and me. For us life will never be the same. My husband was a good man who's goal was to...
    Dhicks2 Dhicks2 66-70, F Apr 7

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    The nights are long and painfully too quiet . I can keep busy most of the time and distract myself from the glaring void. But some nights, especially Sundays are for some reason...
    MsRack MsRack 36-40 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Its been just over two years since i lost my wife. I have another 10 years or so to raise my three kids all by myself. Not sure how I will survive.
    marshj marshj 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I miss the love of my life
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14

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    On Feb 11 my soulmate passed away only days after the birth of our 2nd baby I'm lost without him we were born two days apart the same year my world is broken
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 14

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    I am again a single mom for 5 short years we had a real family. Its been 65 days since daddy passed and it feels like yesterday. I was a single mom for 13 years before the luv of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15

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    I lost my husband Jan 6th, 2011. I was 29, he was 35. It was almost 5 months after the birth of our second child. It was completely sudden. Just like any other day. He had a...
    jet6707 jet6707 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    lost my dear wife of 28 years last month. today would be our 28th anniversary. just completely lost.
    drudallas drudallas 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm doing a bit better today. Well enough to talk about him, at least a little. He was the one who had been my best friend through everything no matter how much we were fighting or...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I got an email from my very religious sister-in-law. She and my brother have offered to bring me back to the States to stay if I were to wish to leave him, but as I told them both...
    EinEngel EinEngel 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I was sent this from an online advisor and thought her words of advice may help others so i have posted it on here for other women who are going through what i am. I was so sorry...
    SYWlittlebutterfly SYWlittlebutterfly 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Inspirations for Transgender Christians. I hope you enjoy this inspiration as much as I did. 41 And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 2 days ago

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    WILLIE NELSON "I'm My Own Grandpa" Now, many many years ago When I was twenty three I was married to a widow Who was pretty as could be This widow had a grown-up daughter Had...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I have been with my husband for seven years and married for almost six. I'm basically done right now and making a plan to leave. I'll go into his history another time, but the...
    fragmentofthegirl fragmentofthegirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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