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I A Grieving Widow

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    My favorite aunt passed a week and half ago, after 20 months and 3 days of living with stage 4 cancer. Yesterday we laid her to rest and I am so lost. I know that everything...
    TooUnbearable TooUnbearable 36-40, F Sep 7

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    I dated a widower for about 3 years. When we met he'd finished a 4 year relationship after his LW, as well as internet dating with quite a few women and then that's how we met...
    Salmoncakes Salmoncakes 51-55 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hope that I am not self indulgent, but this loss of my dear husband, is so hard bear, impossible in fact. I am bereft, no one can help me. I visit my darling's grave every day, I...
    dbkmb dbkmb 70+, F Aug 18

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    I am so lost without my brother. I am not able to do anything different other than cry, stare out the window. Be angry. And wonder where he is. I'm consumed by that thought alone...
    SorrowNSuffer SorrowNSuffer 41-45, F Aug 17

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    I wish I can go back in time
    Restlesspam Restlesspam 36-40, F Aug 17

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    In 2010, I watched my dad deteriorate. He'd lost his wife, his money, his house, his job and his family. All he had left was me, I tried to help him, but I was 14.. What did I know...
    chizzleswizzle chizzleswizzle 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    A quarter of a year has passed and I still think about him every single day. I can't help it, everything reminds me of him. Red hair, British slang, that posh accent, that one cute...
    iKitKat iKitKat 18-21, F Aug 27

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    I am so cross with my husband for smoking, because it was this that killed him, he was so fit, his doctor sent him to a cardiologist in May and he was able to do the treadmill etc...
    dbkmb dbkmb 70+, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    4 weeks ago I was at my husband's bedside, he was unconscious and he could not wake, I sat with him all night talking to him, kissing him and holding his hand. I asked him if I...
    dbkmb dbkmb 70+, F Aug 17

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    What do I miss the most ? He was so good at always making me feel wanted. I never had to wonder if he loved me and still wanted me. He didn't even need to say it. His actions...
    NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Today it is one month since my dear, darling husband was taken from me. I cannot live without him nor do I want to, My life ended with his, and I should be able to buy a pill so...
    dbkmb dbkmb 70+, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Every so often I dream about my husband. I have come to terms with his leaving. With my not ever being able to see him again or talk to him. To have him hold me in his arms. But...
    Helianthus52N Helianthus52N 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Sort of strange to me that my son is taller than my husband was when he died. He is so much like his dad in so many ways, when we went to a function tonight, It felt like I kept...
    NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I am 21 years old and I lost my husband in a freak accident, I am having trouble accepting it, I miss him so much.
    mariibella mariibella 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I still remember the way your eyes sparkle when you smile. The sound of your lazy morning voice. I remember the weight of your body on mine. and how small my hands are in yours. I...
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 1

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    Good thing I have repellant!
    Jacques0041 Jacques0041 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    The older brother of good friend of mine recently passed away. He had been in the same school as my friend and I, so I knew him. It was shocking, and utterly unexpected. He was 27...
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    The grieving faces looking glum The beating of a funeral drum The softly singing chapel choir The waiting crematory fire The silent box of polished wood The wracking sobs of...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    LONELINESS (REVISED) Loneliness The old folk in the nursing home The relatives who never phone The newly orphaned three year old The sad tramp left out in the cold Loneliness The...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Black Widow - Iggy Azalea ft Rita Ora 👌💕
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    1. 5'0 or 5'2 idk 2.brown eyes 3.curly hair 4.love the sky 5. Want to go to a party and dance all night long 6.soccer 7.two older brothers 8.love bad boys 9.i love boys with nice...
    Beatf3 Beatf3 13-15, F 38 mins ago

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    THE WIDOW The little church beneath the trees The soft and gentle autumn breeze The congregation looking glum The beating of a funeral drum The eyes behind a veil of lace The...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M Aug 20

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    9 Months Later Jack decided to go skiing with his buddy, Bob. So they loaded up Jack's minivan and headed north. After driving for a few hours, they got caught in a terrible...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    As I age, the lovers and "Friends with benefits" get bored and drift away. There simply isn't the glue that marriage, bearing children, perhaps adopting from birth...none of the...
    smudged smudged 36-40, T Aug 24

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    I need to express this. I feel so alone and feel that I am going through all of the emotions at once dealing with this. I sometimes don't even know where to begin. But I pray that...
    FromJWtoJEW FromJWtoJEW 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I'm gonna love ya Until you hate me And I'm gonna show ya What's really crazy You should've known better Than to mess with me, honey I'm gonna love ya, I'm gonna love ya Gonna love...
    Juli3b3ar Juli3b3ar 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was divorced after three decades of marriage. It was a sad and very difficult time but I landed on my feet after a lot of therapy and tears. After that divorce, I met a man a...
    KINSELLO KINSELLO 56-60, F Aug 23

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    I went to the park today with my son and my friends disabled grandson. I'm trying to break through the emotional solitude I've been in . I've been off all my depression meds Sence...
    lifeafterasuicide lifeafterasuicide 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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