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I A Grieving Widow

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I always felt from a young age that I may not be able to have children. I don't know why, it was just always something that seemed right to me. I love babies and children, but...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    Even if it seems dark from time to time and that there is no way out, don't give up hope! Everyone makes mistakes, and nobody is perfect. The key is to learn from our mistakes and...
    SwedishMoose93 SwedishMoose93 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I thought he was the man I was going to spend my life with at 21 and 5 years into our relationship I knew that was no longer a possibility. Me and T. Had an amazing relationship...
    2015dao 2015dao 22-25, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Almost 4 years after my husbands loss, am still in love with him. Then 28, now 32yrs. No kids, just my beloved female dog. Don't know how to continue, life has no meaning. My in...
    Sandybina Sandybina 31-35 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    My husband John was so easy to love. He was so good for me in so many ways. He brought out the best in me. I miss him every minute of everyday. I feel him close sometimes and it...
    IPleadthe5th IPleadthe5th 41-45 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    Will, EP has done it again. I received a message saying that one of my stories was being deleted for violating EP guidelines. Please, everyone, read and be the judge of whether...
    SinCitySinDee SinCitySinDee 66-70, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    As an Aussie I can easily say. We all have the one mate who is as tactful as this guy. :D Three blokes were working on a high rise building project, Macca, Chook and Simmo. Chook...
    Thevy29 Thevy29 31-35, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I do not even really need understanding. I just need to get something out and this is where I purge. Probably best not to reply or comment because often times after I have an...
    IPleadthe5th IPleadthe5th 41-45 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm engaged to a widower. His wife took her own life. As we get closer to our wedding day, we also get closer to the anniversary of her death and birthday. I've been hearing a lot...
    1kindredspirit 1kindredspirit 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I met a 43 year old widow with two sons ages 18 and 21. I was 31 at the time. She had been a widow for 18 years and had never dated or been sexually active during her widowhood...
    manhood999 manhood999 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Every telephone ring has my heart missing a beat. That news will come, and I can only hope that I get time to spend with J in her last few hours.
    NottsProfGent NottsProfGent 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    My husband died of an aneurysm a couple of years ago . He was my true soulmate. We had an amazing relationship and he was a wonderful father to my daughters. Everyone who knew...
    glucas5259 glucas5259 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Lessons From LOW PRIORITY VIBES ! As we transition into Friendship . Am having to deal with a Pandora box of new relationship challenges. This one is Low Priority Vibes. My Sister...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Last night I dreamt that my father died. I've always had extremely vivid dreams and fortunately been blessed with the ability to lucid dream (which can have its positive and...
    scarletthaze scarletthaze 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm a widower and new on this site, will like to meet new people and make new friends too
    ericgivens ericgivens 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I wish I had a support system after you died. I can see how women who are married and lose their moms cope better with the death of their own mothers. I wish I had someone to hug...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    THE script LYRICS "Breakeven" I'm still alive but I'm barely breathing Just prayed to a God that I don't believe in 'Cause I got time while she got freedom 'Cause when a heart...
    GreenWyer GreenWyer 22-25, T Aug 18

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    So I was asked why I'm still here posting my experiences - like I don't deserve to have any experiences. Really? My experience was bitter, intentional and humbling. Doesn't mean...
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F 12 Responses Aug 17

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    I am writing this with the whole hearted hope that you are well in all parts of your being. In simplicity and in the essence of me, all I want is the best for you. I will eternally...
    theamay theamay 26-30 2 Responses Aug 17

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    It's already 3 months & although I'm a very happy individual I have my moments of crying. I know it's normal but I wish time would go faster. Sometimes I try not to think of my...
    NotperfectEver NotperfectEver 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I really need to be held and told everything will be alright at the moment. I was so damaged that it took me 43 years to finally fall in love for the first time. When I did, I...
    CarlaCal CarlaCal 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Last time I posted here it was when my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer and was very ill. She passed away in 2012. I went with her to my country because she wanted to...
    littlesadgirl littlesadgirl 18-21, F Aug 15