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I A Grieving Widow

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 22, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    My name is Sandy and live in Fla my husband Jim died 9 months ago ....The journey we took was like nothing I could've even imagined I've never seen such suffering just in the hope...
    WorldofWidowHood WorldofWidowHood 66-70, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I also lost my husband to cancer and am having a really hard time ... We were together for 23 years .and best friends...we traveled the world and never apart. I feel like half of...
    WorldofWidowHood WorldofWidowHood 66-70, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Michael Angelo Longobardo was my soulmate...he loved to say he knew from the first time we spoke on the phone that I was the one. It took me a little longer to realize it tho. Mike...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Michael Angelo Longobardo was my soulmate...he loved to say he knew from the first time we spoke on the phone that I was the one. It took me a little longer to realize it tho. Mike...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    I'm not yet. But I will be. I'm 38. I met my husband when I was 19 but we didn't really even talk until I was about 21, he was 42. We began talking and it was off to the races...
    Amginn Amginn 36-40 3 Responses Jul 14

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    About a month ago I met a man through social circles who I instantly felt a connection with. After we started hanging out with a smaller group of friends I learned that his wife...
    scorpionflower1 scorpionflower1 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    There are so few articles that deal with the grieving process decades later. Even fewer for miscarriage, and non existent for teen miscarriage. Our society frowns upon teen...
    imselby imselby 41-45, F Jul 16

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    I've been with a widower for over a year now. Ups and downs, always about the past-I bring it up, don't know why. Maybe I'm insecure (I'm 25, he is 32). His wife and 6 month old...
    Lalalunacy Lalalunacy 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    New relationship. I am a divorcee - terrible marriage. Had one real relationship since. Love of my life he was, but it ended in tragic circumstances. Now I am met a widower...
    waytoosad waytoosad 31-35 Jul 8

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    Widowed at 53 years old. My wife if 30 years caught the flu and never recovered. However I am now remarried to someone I love (my own age, my former wife was 7 yrs younger). The...
    MickyMD MickyMD 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I've been a widow for three years and I've been fighting crippling depression and grief since then. I am in counseling and attend weekly support groups, but nothing helps my...
    dorim dorim 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I am a widow for the second time. My first husband passed away in 2008 from lung cancer. My second husband passed away in May went into vfib due to an arithmia and I found him...
    Kyrasmamaw Kyrasmamaw 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I have been a widow for 18 months, it is so painful. My family for the most part now is my dog, Woody. He is 12 and i love him dearly, I don't know how much long I will have him
    icena icena 66-70, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    My best friend, partner and wife of nearly 10 years passed away in April due to cirrhosis of the liver - cancer growth that spread from a colorectal tumor. A couple of months have...
    fryscruising fryscruising 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Friendship I feel is a special love.......keep friends.
    hcgrandi hcgrandi 51-55, M Jul 7

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    I was seeing another man and was gathering the courage to leave my husband when he (the other man) died of a heart attack. My grief has exposed my affair, but my husband wants to...
    hot4preacher hot4preacher 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I moved back to Florida with my husband at the end of May, and my grandfather died on June 4th while I was on the phone with my grandmother. It was sort of expected because he had...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    My best friend dumped me without explanation.
    sourgirl7 sourgirl7 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    Hi all. Lost my wife last year. Neither of us had close family ties, no kids. Confused and find myself isolating but not giving up.
    Lauran53 Lauran53 61-65, M Jul 6

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    I lost my husband to cancer on Sept. 8, 2012, so I'm coming up on two years. It's been a strange couple of years. I moved out of the house we raised our kids in and then they moved...
    Larsman Larsman 46-50, T 1 Response Jul 12

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    I was 36 when my husband died from a heart attack. I am now 43 and still single. I have almost finished raising the 4 kids we have together. November it will be 7 years.
    meximamaz meximamaz 41-45, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I lost so many things the night my 43 year old husband passed away suddenly. The secondary loses are to come to terms with still and it has been more then two years. I lost...
    MRack MRack 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    A few days after her husband's death, a grieving widow accidentally receives an e-mail from a man waiting for his wife in Miami. The e-mail reads: Dearest Wife, Just got checked...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Gone It's funny how time changes you That little girl in a pink tutu that you once were Gone That rebellious teenager Gone That headstrong young career woman Gone That...
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Jack and Bob went skiing. After a few hours of driving north, they got caught up in a terrible blizzard and pulled into the driveway of a farm owned by a very rich widow. They went...
    DanCan1 DanCan1 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    Teen Miscarriage - Grieving Decades Later There are so few articles that deal with the grieving process decades later. Even fewer for miscarriage, and non existent for teen...
    imselby imselby 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    † Jesus Speaks To Valeria of Matrimony and Divorce. The Poem of The Man†God Chapter 529 In a vision Maria Valtorta received from the Lord EP Link Valeria begins to speak...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M Jun 30

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    HERMAN'S HERMITS "I'm Henry The VIII, I Am" I'm Henry the eighth I am Henry the eighth I am, I am I got married to the widow next door She's been married seven times before And...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F Jun 30

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