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I A Grieving Widow

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hey all I want to share my experiences of dating a widower........ When I found out the man I was talking to was a widower I have to admit I was scared I wasn't strong enough and...
    Becky1711 Becky1711 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I smile and I smile I pretend and I smile more I lash out. And I cry I push those I care about away. Then I pretend more And I lash out more I create more heartache for lack...
    thecowboysdaughter thecowboysdaughter 41-45 12 Responses Mar 28

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    I am not now dating a widower. After 11 years I got tired of feeling like I was dating a married man ... just one with a wife in the grave. He was good to me overall. His family...
    FoolForElevenYears FoolForElevenYears 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    And I'm so deeply disappointed in the way My husband is that I think I'm actually grieving and mourning over the loss of what I thought our relationship could be as the reality...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I've been dating my widower for over three years, and the late wife has been gone for nearly seven. We even moved in together because he said that he wanted to spend the rest of...
    nevereverenough nevereverenough 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Monthly. Not my fault. But still it comes.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 20

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    Momma made you cookies sweet girl ...rest in peace you are in my heart forever.
    auburngirl52 auburngirl52 51-55, F Apr 5

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    I recently lost my younger brother last October 2014, he was only 25, and even though it's been six months, I'm still having a hard time accepting it. I've been battling with...
    xxkellbell87xx xxkellbell87xx 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    To her I love you so much but when I wake from these dreams with you and think u are still alive for a few minutes I am happy again! But then the reality comes back and I am once...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I met my man 30 yrs ago. Lost touch with my friends from back then until my divorce. I started dating him 6 months after his wife died. His wife took her own life. We have been...
    2findmyfit 2findmyfit 41-45, F Mar 31

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    I've never done anything like this before but I am struggling to find anyone who can relate and/or give me advice on how to cope or even just make me feel like I am not alone. Next...
    ForeverIsntLongEnough ForeverIsntLongEnough 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    So lonely since wife died. Everyday is sooo long without her. She was only 34, how can I continue, life moves on but I'm stuck in time. Hasn't even been a year but if this is the...
    Widower1 Widower1 31-35 Apr 8

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    An elderly widow and widower were dating for about five years. The man finally decided to ask her to marry. She immediately said "yes". The next morning when he awoke, he couldn...
    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M 48 mins ago

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    Black widow Tears fall upon my pillow Can see a fade in his glow He says nothing but he knows A venomous sting a raised bow Emotions hid and then showed An open door and then...
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm My Own Grandpawby Dwight Latham and Moe JaffeMany, many years ago when I was twenty-threeI was married to a widow who was pretty as could be.This widow had a grown-up daughter...
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Just the other day, as I was walking towards my house, a neighbor stopped me. He appeared to give off an indescribable look as he walked towards me. I was kinda alarmed, but became...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F Mar 25

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    I read that the deadly black widow has arrived in Britain Actually, we're not allowed to call it the Black Widow anymore...now it's The Recently Bereaved Arachnid Of Ethnic...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Humor about Irish Marriages Some years ago, Michael J. Flanagan, a successful New York contractor, was standing on the deck of the Staten Island Ferry when a car got loose and...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    My church takes the instructions in the bible to care for widows and orphans very important. Many our families have adopted children. Also if something happens and children of a...
    southernlady32 southernlady32 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    SENSITIVE AUSSIE MEN Three Aussie guys were working on a high‑rise building project Steve, Bill and Charlie. Steve falls off and is killed instantly. As the ambulance takes the...
    csouls csouls 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I dont actually hate spiders at all, I just joined so I could post some interesting facts about them to freak all you spider haters out :) At any given moment every person in the...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I had an experience so horrible I'm not even sure if its over or the being i encountered is just lying in wait for another try. I was grieving the loss of my little brother and...
    tootsweet7120 tootsweet7120 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Good evening friends ......... Just a few tears right now - As if grieving the loss of a man I loved; who he was; 11 years gone - wasn't enough for now - I now have to put my...
    kitty1958 kitty1958 56-60, F 10 Responses Mar 20