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I A Grieving Widow

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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...
    ladyfish50 ladyfish50 61-65, F 1 Response Jul 23, 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...
    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...
    joannefrancis joannefrancis 41-45, F Oct 9, 2013

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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...
    LisaKS LisaKS 26-30 Jan 9, 2013

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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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    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...
    widowwomab widowwomab 56-60 1 Response Aug 26, 2012

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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...
    PaulaDi PaulaDi 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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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...
    Teltel Teltel 56-60, F Sep 25, 2012

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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...
    greavingwidow3 greavingwidow3 51-55, 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...
    PaulaDi PaulaDi 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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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...
    Roey Roey 56-60 6 Responses May 8, 2009

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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...
    snoeangel snoeangel 51-55 Mar 20, 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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    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...
    BBurns BBurns 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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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...
    toohonestman toohonestman 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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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...
    oktahalillian oktahalillian 61-65, F Jan 1, 2012

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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...
    brandihalpain brandihalpain 26-30 2 Responses Nov 4, 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...
    pakbumbum pakbumbum 51-55 2 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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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...
    stubbemand stubbemand 51-55, F 6 Responses May 12, 2010

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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...
    pess pess 56-60 4 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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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...
    holahoopqueen holahoopqueen 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2012

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    I started dating a widower after his wife of 15yrs. pass 7months ago. He is 45 me 37. First time we met he was wearing his wedding ring. I told him he was mot ready. He knew i...
    kimo125 kimo125 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    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 5 days ago

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    My husband died 49 days ago.. on Lunar new Year.. He went to his hometown to visit his family and I stayed at home with our 2 daughters, 1 and a half and 3 and a half.. The next...
    Tisimi Tisimi 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    I widowed 49 days ago. I'm 29 and I have two small daughters, 1 and 3. There are days when I'm ok..ish and more or less accepting. What else can we do.. Really.. And there are...
    Tisimi Tisimi 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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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 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 2 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    It has been quite a few years since my wife died, and I've gotten my life back on its new track for the most part for quite a while now. Every once in a while, though, something...
    lcz415 lcz415 26-30 Mar 19

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    It has been 2 1/2 years since my husband's passing. He was 42. We have two girls who were 15 and 9 at the time. They are now 17 and 11. My husband died of complications from...
    mom1sws mom1sws 46-50, F Mar 23

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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 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I miss the love of my life
    missiefrank missiefrank 36-40, F 3 days ago

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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
    missiefrank missiefrank 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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...
    missiefrank missiefrank 36-40, F 2 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 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 16 hrs ago

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