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I A Grieving Widow

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    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 56-60 Mar 20, 2013

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 12, 2011

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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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    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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    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 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2013

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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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    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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    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 6 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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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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    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 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 8, 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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    For all the Football widows out there whose, husbands, boyfriends, lovers, etc, are football fanatics and ignore you during the regular season, have hope. The Super Bowl is over...
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    I'm glad I came across this site cause everyone around me says I understand but they don't cause they have their spouse I married my high school sweetheart Aug 2005 and knew him...
    jessicawren85 jessicawren85 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My situation is much different then most others in this situation. Let me clarify, I am the wife of a widower and let me start from the beginning. When we were dating it was told...
    ss2002 ss2002 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I just want to take the time to say that just because we are going through a marriage crisis, divorced or is already a single parent, it does not mean we are desperately lonely and...
    majesticsea majesticsea 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When I was a teenager if you asked me who my best friend was, that was simple, it was my dad. I loved to hang out with him. We would play Scrabble, go to baseball games, or just...
    mnmsmom98 mnmsmom98 31-35 4 days ago

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    Furry little humans? Carl Wieland Over the past half-century or so, dozens of dedicated Darwinists have devoted decades of their lives to studying the behaviour of apes and...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 6 days ago

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    I'm excited to soon be the wife of a widower. I have been with my widower for 4 long joyous years. Don't get me wrong it has had its trying and hurtful times. How am I to feel when...
    lettiebaby79 lettiebaby79 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I am here asking for advice, I met my twin flame through work. Both of us females & bisexual - she had a girlfriend, I had a boyfriend. I could tell you the full back story of how...
    Tan4190 Tan4190 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The last two days have been difficult and revealing. For the first time in my life I am able to allow myself to grieve. In the past I had destractions in abundance. Everything...
    VikingIcePrincess VikingIcePrincess 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am pretty sure I lost my best friend in the whole world and I just can't get over it. It has been 31 days. Our families are close, we said we were family. I don't know what to...
    Cherylestayed Cherylestayed 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Blue Peeling tears away Unveiling realms grieving Blue Forget me knots
    silenttomorrows silenttomorrows 51-55, M Jan 31

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    One of the best quotes that I have heard while attending a grief support meeting was "grief is the price of love".
    1amamanancy 1amamanancy 61-65, F 5 Responses Jan 30

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    This is all new to me and I don't know how to deal with the loss of pure happiness and bliss which has transitioned to pain. It feels like I'm grieving. experiencing the loss of...
    ErinGracee ErinGracee 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Hello I have been widowed close to four years and I still cry and miss my husband. The day of my husbands funeral I never heard from any family or friends. E very one walked out on...
    Antonnette Antonnette 61-65, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm a widow. I am also a mother and a fiance - just to get that out there, I don't define who I am by classifying myself as a widow.... I was married for 15 years when he passed...
    aczagutierrez aczagutierrez 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I am 22 years old and just lost my dad exactly a month ago today. I joined this site by searching google for grieving for a lost parent chat(who knew you'd ever have to google that...
    SouthernZombie22 SouthernZombie22 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I...
    Orangeman2 Orangeman2 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 26

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    Orangeman2 Orangeman2 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    In a world of bodies and bloody hands, the broken ones must make a stand. The unforgotten all ignited with screams; still guide their actions, thoughts, and dreams. The souls bound...
    ToBeFrank ToBeFrank 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    My husband died 3 days before Christmas last month. Am totally, utterly devastated and don't know how to be alone. We were married 29 years and I don't want to be here anymore...
    TlovesT TlovesT 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Nobody looks forward to death, but it is something that everybody has to look forward to. My mom is only in her 40s and she has some kind of unknown disease that's killing her...
    Elexxa Elexxa 22-25, T Jan 24

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