I A Grieving Widow

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    MRalston MRalston
    18-21
    2 Responses Apr 16
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    oldermaturemom oldermaturemom
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    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Apr 9
    And I miss him every day of my life. I have changed since I lost my husband and not in a good way. He kept me stable and tolerant. I am neither of these things now. I visit alone...
    deleted deleted
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    1 Response Apr 8
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    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    56-60, M
    Apr 4
    it hurts so much without you here
    PaigeOfSteel PaigeOfSteel
    16-17, F
    Apr 4
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    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 4
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    lightsout57 lightsout57
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    This month on the 29th of April will be a year since my brother died. My oldest brother. My friend, father figure, protector and loyal brother. It has been a tough year. While my...
    theoceanblue theoceanblue
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 2
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    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Apr 1
    I myself am a negative person. And my husband also is a negative person. It's a disaster. I don't know how much longer the marriage can last. For me, I hope our marriage grow...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky
    26-30, F
    Apr 1
    March 3rd, my husband died suddenly at age 48. We have been together for 5 years. I moved to a different state with my 3 children so he can be near his family and daughter 4...
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    46-50, F
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    36-40, F
    Mar 30
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    1 Response Mar 30
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