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I A Grieving Widow

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 60 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 2 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I too am a widow and even though I have the gift of Psychic Mediumship I still miss his touch and his kiss. I can assure all of you that wish to keep your heart open and mind open...
    Junie111 Junie111 66-70, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    My husband died on Sept.22, 2014 after a three day illness. It was a shock...and I still feel like it couldn't really have happened. I don't really like the title of this group...
    jobee1950 jobee1950 61-65, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Today was my friends funeral. He was 22 years old. He was killed in a car accident. It was an open casket funeral and all I keep picturing in my mind is his pale face and then that...
    rachaelnoel93 rachaelnoel93 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    The person that I was born to be is dead. Only a thread of my individuality remains, like the rotting corpse of a butchered calf hanging by it's hind legs with a severed spine...
    AtheistsForJesus AtheistsForJesus 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    My DaddyIn Loving Memory11 November 1952 - 06 October 200105th October is my birthday.Dad died on 06th October.Dad’s birthday was 11th November.After 13 years, I thought I...
    cathynelson cathynelson 31-35, F Nov 11

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    Here's a glimpse into a beautiful moment in my friendship that was the turning point. I'm not a writer at all. All the stuff in quotations was actually said on skype. Captain...
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M Nov 11

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    A very good friend of mine was found dead in his bed yesterday . The world has lost a sweet and loving man . I will miss him forever and my heart breaks that he's gone..
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F 13 Responses Nov 13

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    And probably will continue. Me dont want earth like mars. But destroyers gained power.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 15

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    The thing that makes me the most upset/frustrated/angry/sad is that if the roles were reversed we would still be friends. It is amazing to me how easy it is for some people to...
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Well today at 1pm is the memorial. It's 1am here and I'm stalling . Postponing the inevitable . I really don't want to go to sleep
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Who ever selected this experience is probably dead
    Midnightthealphawolf Midnightthealphawolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    How the **** are you guys alive?
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I miss my man so .much. I miss his touch, his voice, and love. Mostly I miss him in bed. Oh, the wonderful ways he took me. Wish he were here now
    LanaLarson66 LanaLarson66 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 30

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    I lost my wife a little more than a year ago...she was 32 and had been il for a longtime. I miss her everyday. Since then not much really bothers me. I'm not afraid of anything...
    houdot houdot 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 9

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    I am just waiting for my life to re-start. My son and his girlfriend live with me, but I am telling them they have to be out on their own by New Years. If I don't force them to...
    poormollie poormollie 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    A man who is just married is flying to the Florida Keys for a business trip. His new bride is to accompany him the next day. When he gets there, he e-mails his wife to let her know...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 7

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    I will write the story as I see it. And if anyone can give me insight. Please let me know. First, I started dating or seeing someone while they were in a relationship. (Horrible I...
    aainfamous aainfamous 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    "Some day you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were mourning and your heart was broken but your life was...
    Lai96 Lai96 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I saw this today and It made me feel kind of... happy for a minute I thought I would share. A lot of people say "oh don't worry you will see him again someday, he will be waiting...
    Kayroxyoursox Kayroxyoursox 26-30, F Oct 26

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    scriptURE FULFILLED IN MY LIFE Oct.1947: “My substance was not hidden from Thee, when I was made in secret, and intricately wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F Nov 3

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    November 2. The Grief Process. To let ourselves wholly grieve our losses is how we surrender to the process of life and recovery. Some experts, like Patrick Carnes, call the...
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    November 2. The Grief Process. To let ourselves wholly grieve our losses is how we surrender to the process of life and recovery. Some experts, like Patrick Carnes, call the...
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    November 2. The Grief Process. To let ourselves wholly grieve our losses is how we surrender to the process of life and recovery. Some experts, like Patrick Carnes, call the...
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    November 2. The Grief Process. To let ourselves wholly grieve our losses is how we surrender to the process of life and recovery. Some experts, like Patrick Carnes, call the...
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    November 2. The Grief Process. To let ourselves wholly grieve our losses is how we surrender to the process of life and recovery. Some experts, like Patrick Carnes, call the...
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    November 2. The Grief Process. To let ourselves wholly grieve our losses is how we surrender to the process of life and recovery. Some experts, like Patrick Carnes, call the...
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    November 2. The Grief Process. To let ourselves wholly grieve our losses is how we surrender to the process of life and recovery. Some experts, like Patrick Carnes, call the...
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