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I A Grieving Widow

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Three years ago this girl I know met the love of her life. He was everything she'd ever wanted in a man and more. The only problem was he lived 3,000 miles away. So they spent...
    tat12323 tat12323 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I became a widow 3 years ago this month. My husband and 3 of our oldest sons were involved in a head on traffic accident when a male teenage drunk driver going the wrong way on...
    singlemomwith5kids singlemomwith5kids 41-45, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been alone sense my wife passed away in 2005 I can't find anyone that wants to even do lunch or dinner not even talk to me unless they want something But to talk n maybe meet...
    doc63caring doc63caring 61-65, M 2 days ago

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    I waited for the right man to come along. And 2 years ago he did. I left my family, career, friends and ... well my whole life behind, I crossed the ocean to be with him. And I...
    Sowhat1313 Sowhat1313 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    on this day I had an awesome day having my third and final wedding party on a beach in rural japan. 3 parties seems accessive but all were great fun. It was an incredible day...
    Widower1 Widower1 31-35 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A little over a month ago on July 24th 2015, my home was invaded by 5 men who kicked our back door in and held my 6 year old and on the floor face down at gun point. I have 4...
    tuansteph tuansteph 36-40 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been dating a widower for eight months. His wife passed away February 7 th 2013. He's a wonderful man and I adore him. I was married for 37 years. We both had long...
    1887april 1887april 61-65, F 3 days ago

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    Over the last two years, I wrote a few posts (less than five) about my experience dating my friend's widower. My dear friend and I grew up together. She quite suddenly and...
    FireFlare FireFlare 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's almost been two years since my great grandmother passed. That wound is still just as fresh. Losing another one recently only opened that up even more. I still wrap myself in...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's almost been a month since my grandmother passed and i still miss her like crazy. She was one of the few people i respected and admired. She wasn't rich, she wasn't famous but...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I recently lost my fiance on June 20, 2015 in a motorcycle accident. He was on his way home and lost control and crashed into a concrete median and died at the scene. He was 25. We...
    dle282 dle282 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to share something that inspires me to continue with my life. When you are suffering cancer a lot of remedies come to your door, from relatives, from friends even from...
    alfonsordgz alfonsordgz 51-55, M a week ago

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    I feel I have damaged my children. . I shout and scream every single day at them. I am exhausted. I am on my own and shouting is the only way they get things done otherwise I be...
    uncontrollabledesire88 uncontrollabledesire88 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    10 DAYS AGO I HAVE LOST MY HUSBAND. HE WAS JUST 46 YEARS OLD. DOCTORS PUSHED HIM FROM REANIMATION TO THE CLINIC FOR THE PEOPLE WHO RENEW THEIR HEALTH .... HE DIED THERE ON THE...
    NIEMNOCHKA NIEMNOCHKA 61-65 1 Response Jul 26

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    On September 12 2014 After 25 beautiful years of marriage my husband was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident and that's when my whole life as I know it changed! Widowed at 45...
    KrisAnn421 KrisAnn421 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 24

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    6 years ago I had 2 no wedding party on this day in japan in rural japan an my wife's lovely family. It was a day filled with happiness an laughter. How I miss her ..
    Widower1 Widower1 31-35 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I was with this guy for 5 years (I am 24, he is 28)I had known him for 7. We started out as best friends. We met on Valentine's Day, had the same birthdays, lived in the same...
    NatashandAres NatashandAres 22-25, F Jul 23

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    I was with this guy for 5 years (I am 24, he is 28)I had known him for 7. We started out as best friends. We met on Valentine's Day, had the same birthdays, lived in the same...
    NatashandAres NatashandAres 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    ************ and started thinking of the sex with my dead ex partner😔 what an ****** killer 😔 tmi maybe
    uncontrollabledesire88 uncontrollabledesire88 26-30, F Jul 22

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    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=605537139546712&id=313150198785409 Here is a video of a Rottie grieving because his twin brother died in the night. This video made me...
    ThereIsNoName3 ThereIsNoName3 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I lost my soul mate a year ago. We had waited 4 years to have IVF. We finally got our chance and had a beautiful baby boy. He was born ten days late and critically ill. My soul...
    AryaLouise AryaLouise 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 5 years. This past February he became completely cold hearted and broke my heart when he unexpectedly broke up with me. I was...
    schaunie schaunie 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 20

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    Every night while the rest of the country sleeps, I lie awake or pace my house crying over the loss my best friend, my soulmate, my husband. Most days I can't even tell you what I...
    Besidmyself Besidmyself 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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