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I A Grieving Widow

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    My husband died suddenly on 2nd Jan 2013 from a blood clot on his brain, we had only been married 6 months and he was my world. 2 years, 6 months later and i still miss him so much...
    Amy4Luke Amy4Luke 26-30, F 41 mins ago

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    I,m a widow of 3 years with 2 children a girl & a boy both are teens
    curiousmommy17 curiousmommy17 46-50, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    There is an older man, a widower who lives next door to us. He has been a neighbor to my stepdad for years and years, and for my mom and me for the last year. He can be a bit...
    morganismyname morganismyname 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    here is a wonderful story of an old widow, who was bound to alcohol for many years and got free, now for 19 years without any backsliding. Here situation seemed to be totally...
    tg777 tg777 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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    Being single VS being in a relationship...wow a tricky one for sure.Btw these two 'categories' are the only ones i know of, thus being married, divorced, or widowed i wont talk...
    Hisinfernalmajesty5 Hisinfernalmajesty5 26-30, F 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am not really very good at expressing things but i just feel like my head is gonna burst if i don't talk to sm1 about it........ yesterday was the most depressing day of my life...
    stallionblack stallionblack 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Losing part of myself if I make the decision, selfish or what? That's the question.
    Winsonlinn Winsonlinn 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I met my w two months after his wife died, my dad passed away around the same time..so we kind of had "something"in common...His wife passed after a long illness shortly after...
    looloop looloop 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I loss my partner last june 19, 2015 i really miss him so much, we're going to celebrate our 1st anniversary this coming July 12 . i really feel the pain when she left me. She was...
    dadamie dadamie 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I go back and read text messages from my mom. Bad idea. I'm soooooo sad. My heart is shattered into a million pieces. Why did you leave me!!!?? I feel so alone and...
    Motherlessdaughter85 Motherlessdaughter85 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just passed the two year mark of being a widower. Now starting on year 3 it gets different but I wouldn't say it is getting any better. I am finding that the 22 years I had...
    lonelyinroc lonelyinroc 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I became a widow at 29 years young. I lost the love of my life on Sept. 24, 2014 after he fought so hard for six months to heal from a severe brain bleed in his right frontal lobe...
    MarleighJane MarleighJane 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Six biblical reasons why Christians should embrace same s3x relationships. Essay By: Anthony Ashford NOTE: I am not sure who Anthony is but I thought it was relevant for further...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I can remember when I was little my big brother always being there. He's the one that taught me how to throw a ball, how to ride a bike, how to fish, how to swim, how to drive a...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    So some people are scared about death but I'm not. A couple months ago my great grandfather died and I didnt cry because before he died I said all that needed to be said at the...
    julibird julibird 13-15, F Jun 26

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    It's really sad that I have no parents, my dad died in 2010 and my mum has cut me off! I was very close to my dad and when he passed away I was affected really badly, my son had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 25

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    PART III: After 2 years of still being a secret to his boys, I realized that I wanted so much more in a relationship. I explained to him that it was obvious he isn’t ready for...
    BlueLotusOM BlueLotusOM 46-50, F Jun 24

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    PART II: The first year I dated my W “secretively”, as he wasn’t comfortable being seen with me in public. He also didn’t want his teenage boys to know that his father was...
    BlueLotusOM BlueLotusOM 46-50, F Jun 24

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    June 29th is always an emotional surprise. It was around 1pm and we were instant messaging on Facebook. Joking around as usual. We had no idea she was planning to do this for years...
    iusedtolovemyself iusedtolovemyself 46-50, F 8 Responses Jun 24

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    I really feel the need to share my story. It's such a long one, though, that I need to spend some time getting it all down and in the right order. I will start with introducing...
    BlueLotusOM BlueLotusOM 46-50, F Jun 24

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    Just got into a fight with my Fake Mother over an article of clothing she bought me and Thursday's event that I didn't want to go to, telling me what to wear. It's funny how...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I've come to realize that I am a Caregiver for my wife. I never thought much about it, but I am learning just how hard being a caregiver can be. I've been married for 23 years...
    AwfullyLonely AwfullyLonely 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    My wife died 8 years ago. Was a hard time but my 2 daughters help me come through it. And now we 3 are closer then most families due to this. Still misses my wife but I am now glad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 23

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