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I Am a Widow and Miss My Husband

In our group we can discuss how the death of our loved one has affected us, our family and our daily lives. We can share experiences and give advice and support to each other. 259 People

    Pictures of Him

    I see pictures of my husband now and I smile. I used to cry everytime. I got to where I would just turn pictures of him away, because I was so messed up from crying all the time. I stopped looking at them for months. I missed him so much I couldn't  bare looking at him. Now...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 19 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    Husband Died Suddenly

    My Husband died suddenly on 9/16/2009 We were married 19 years. I have a 16 year old son with Asbergers. I feel so alone and cry a lot. My family thinks I should be over this by now. I dont have many friends that I can lean on. Death is so final. My husband and I spent our time...
    debfar debfar 51-55, F 12 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    Miss My Husband

    My husband just died 6 days ago. I'm lost without him. I feel like there's no hope for me. I feel sick inside and cry almost all the time. He died of Cirrhosis of the liver at 40. He was a good man just had this terrible "disease". I keep wondering when I'll ever get some peace...
    girllatte girllatte 41-45 8 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    I Miss My Husband Terribly And I Don't Know How To Get Through It...

    I lost my husband for almost 3 years a month a go...the sad part there was we've been together for only 6 months because i worked abroad and my petition papers got approved late last year so I just got here in Florida last February 2012.I thought this year will be a great year...
    leng78 leng78 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    Dear John,

    It has been two years and eight months since you left this world. I still miss you so much. I know I'm finally finding my way on my own, I can feel myself moving forward. I used to be so afraid of that feeling. Every step I took from you was a step that tore into my soul and left...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    I Miss You Sammy!

    Sam died 2 months after our 10 year anniversary. I'm so thankful that we took a cruise to celebrate. It was our FIRST time away from our kids. We were gone for 5 days. It was difficult to leave them but we needed it. I'm very happy we had that last vacation before he died. I miss...
    PrincessBea PrincessBea 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2013

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    Terri & Rick

    I met my husband in Wichita Kansas I went in for a job interview on a Thursday Valentine's Day Friday they called me to work then I had the weekend off I worked on Monday when to work on Tuesday Rick asked me out Tuesday evening and we were together ever since for 32 years he had...
    terririck1960 terririck1960 51-55, F Jun 30, 2013

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    18 Days Of Loneliness... Missing U Bhebheqo

    its been 18 days since my husband passed away... i miss him so badly. right now im crying again because i dont know how to live life without him. i know i have to move on because of our 3 kids. so please bhe help me to move on... pls take away all my worries i know you will...
    widow32 widow32 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    I Miss My Husband So Bad!!!

    We're together for only 2 years. My husband killed a day before our second weeding aniversary. and in the weeding of here sister rigth the time of receiptions while he was eating. i feel nothing by that time. im woried of what will happen to us (my kids). and now im missing my...
    RBdazal RBdazal 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    I Don't Know How to Be a Single Parent

    It has been nearly 2 years since John died. I have only just begun to feel like I am actually still alive. Hard to believe that I can keep going when all I feel like doing, most of the time, is stopping. I have three children, though and it is not an option for me. My friends...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 13 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    Missing Your Husband/partner

    I was widowed in 1998 when I was 42 - my husband died from a heart attack - he was 45. 10 years on and I still miss him very much although I have a busy social and working life and have now got two lovely grandchildren.  It's the coming home to no-one to talk to...
    D55 D55 51-55, F 18 Responses Nov 3, 2008

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    Missing You

    its been two months scence i lost my husband. yesterday easter day was hard.i dont know how i keep going on.but somehow i do.i miss your smile i miss holding hands and talking to you i miss the sound of your voice.sometimes i hope that its all just a dream and your just gone out...
    myluvmylifemybestfriend myluvmylifemybestfriend 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    So Lonely

     i lost my husband 2 weeks ago, and i am so sad.  I would be married 30 years 3 kids and a grandbaby.  what do i do without him? how do i get through each day?  please share with me.......
    hiscakes hiscakes 46-50, F 11 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Free Will

      The power of a praying wife is a subject that came to my attention just the other day in a book my daughter bought me. It's also the title. I can't tell you much about the book because I couldn't get past the table of contents page. I was suddenly wracked with a...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 12, 2010

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    My Fiance passed away

    and I miss him more then anything. He is constantly on my mind. We spent every moment together and then for him to just slip away has left me confused. I am in a cloud of disbelief...
    Rose22Jc Rose22Jc 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Missing My Husband

    My husband passed away in his sleep on 1/6/09 of a heart attack. I miss him so much. I feel like my heart has been torn from my chest. I have 2 grown daughters and a grandson. We try to be strong for each other but their grief is different then what mine is.  I lost my best...
    suetom suetom 51-55, F 8 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    How's It Going, On New Year's Eve?

    How's it going, Wilfridis? Me: Tough... everyday my life is very challenging...2012 has been a very tough year for me and my son josh after my husband Bart passed away... a new chapter of being incomplete as family....On New Year’s Eve 2012, I'm still unsure how we would be...
    wilfridis81 wilfridis81 26-30 Dec 27, 2012

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    One-Flesh Relationship Day 117 A part of

    who you are is gone. Your identity is shaken to the very core. You wonder if you will ever feel normal again or if you will ever enjoy life again. “When you lose a mate, you lose part of yourself,” says Dr. Jim Conway. “It’s as if you’ve had an amputation of an arm or...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    You Just Have To Know

    You just have to know he loves you....loved you. I still grieve. Even though so much time has passed and my life has changed, I find myself waking up at nights or while I'm cleaning house suddenly sad and thinking of a past life. He loved me. I know he did and that is how...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 15, 2011

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    My Sweet Baby Has Been Gone a Month

    The house is so lonely. Because the weather took an unusual warm turn, I spent a day outside, cleaning out the garage, right beside our motorcycles. The season will be starting soon, and I won't have my partner riding beside me.  As I was bringing in the dogs just now it hit...
    LucySu LucySu 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    Not A Day

    not one day goes by i don't miss him ....his sweet smile and those melt your heart away eyes ....
    goodseemore goodseemore 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Where Do I Go From Here?

    My story started 7yrs ago, I have been divorced for 6 yrs and had given up on love. I met a gentlemen and we became just friends and just talked when we ran into each other. He got a divorce from his wife and searched for me for a year and a half. When he found me, it was instant...
    lostwithkids lostwithkids 41-45 11 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    My Victor For Life

    I thought it was going to get better with time. Its getting worse, I miss my husband more and more each day. I miss his strong arms around me, I miss his smile. If only I could have a chance to hold your hand again. I know I will not be able to touch you again, but I cant...
    luvu4rever luvu4rever 36-40 2 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    Psychology Research Study

    The University of Liverpool are looking for widowed women of all ages to talk about their experience of widowhood. This research looks at the social effects of widowhood. We are interested to hear about your relationships with family and friends, your social activities and...
    UniversityResearch UniversityResearch 18-21, F Oct 15, 2012

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    The Perfect Man (for Me)

    I was loved perfectly... He was a sweetheart. Nicest man I ever knew.  He fell in love with me when I wasn't loveable. Angry, hurt and suspicious.  He pursued me, content to wait for me to learn to trust him and love him. I  was 39 and he was 59. For the first few months, he...
    emilypeterson emilypeterson 46-50 3 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    I Miss Him and Cant Believe He Is Gone

    My husband just past this April. He went in for abdominal pain to the ER ...we thought it was his gall bladder, things got complicated. He was only 27 and we just celebrated our sons 1st birthday in Feb. We were in the process of buying our 1st home. Life was just starting for...
    xmasbebe81 xmasbebe81 26-30, F 6 Responses May 15, 2009

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    Four Days

    I'm quiet lately. I'm not saying much on EP. I talk too much at home. Some sort of false bravado seems to take over me around my family and friends. I know I don't feel it truly, but I can't seem to help myself. I worry about business and bills and kids and repairs around the...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 18 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    My Love

    I lost my husband of 28 years suddenly on July 7, 2013. We had just celebrated our anniversary on June 8 and were getting ready to celebrate his 5oth birthday on July 25. We had canoed all day and I went to bed he stayed up to do fireworks off our pier with our oldest daughter...
    ttlkyates ttlkyates 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Almost a Year Since He's Gone--deeply Upset

    It has been a year and I find that most people judge me for not getting over missing my husband of over 20 years. We were best friends and shared everything.  People say inappropriate things; they do not let me cry or grieve when I have to..when I want to be alone in pain, I...
    ElizaCarlyle ElizaCarlyle 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    Missing U So Much... See U In Heaven Soon My Dear Husband....

    I miss you when something really good happens, because you're the one I want to share it with. I miss you when something is troubling me, because you're the only one who understands me so well. I miss you when I laugh and cry, because I know that you're the one who makes my...
    wilfridis81 wilfridis81 26-30 Aug 16, 2012

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    My husband died. In my kitchen.

    In front of me. As I talked to him. As our three year old looked on. As we laughed about how he didn't like the dinner I made. As we discussed politics and human rights in Iran. As the laundry was washing. In the middle of a typical night that was anything but. He died...
    mikescookie mikescookie 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Wings To Fly

    If I had wings to fly... I would fly so very high past the clouds the sun and the moon, then I would fly up to Heaven and ask if I could visit oh for just a moment, just a wave, just to see your face, just the sound of your voice calling my name. If I had wings to fly... I...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 5 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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    Still Miss Him!

    My husband has been dead for 3 years and I still miss him so much. I wish it were all a dream. We were married for 8 years. The love we shared was awsome and I will never ever forget it. You never get over it,you just get through it.
    mare45 mare45 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2009

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    For Someone Who Left This World But Still Present In Me.....

    Just four days of loveand then it is seperation for a long time from my belovedWithout you my love, my heart doesnt feel good anywhereWithout you my life doesnt lead anywhereAfter so long have I remembered youPs: Love never Dies. You do everything to forget it but still Pure love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 5, 2012

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    How Do I Let Go

    My counsellor advised me to let go, to release my husband, how on earth do I do that, How?????? I still think he has a right to be part of my family. How do I release him from the family?
    luvu4rever luvu4rever 36-40 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    Girf

    hi everyone,I'm in my midddle4o's.recently widow2 children one turning 13 in just days.christmas ,thanksgivingwasis  hard but  i think this is going to the hardest,first birthday without dad.is anyone in my shoes or just went to talk please let me know.has anyone gone...
    wanitta wanitta 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    Time Stopped

    And has never re started. 15 months and 18 days later... Cancer took my beloved. It was quick and brutal - for the speed of it, I am thankful. On the 31st March he was playing golf and felt a bit unwell. On the 4th of April, they found a tumour. On the 13th of April he stopped...
    Dennadee Dennadee 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2012

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    Missing Him

    I still miss him. Every once in awhile It seems as though he is standing right next to me telling me what to do next. I listen sometimes and other times I tell him that he needs to go on about his own stuff. I don't know why. It is comforting to still talk to him every so often...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Gone 2 Soon

    My husband died November 16,2012 from an asthma attack on October 23,2012.he was my soul mate I feel so incomplete I miss him so much I feel so bad because he said 1 of our son had a baby that he never got 2 c . We have 2 sons 22 &20 yrs of age they looks exactly like him now...
    chocolatequeen1 chocolatequeen1 51-55 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    I Miss My Husband

    My husband died December 13, 2008 from a sudden heart attack.  He was only 46 years old and we were married 14 years.  I never considered living my life without him and now I find myself alone.  We had no children and I don't know if that is a blessing or not. ...
    Zingara37 Zingara37 46-50, F 16 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Missing My Husband

    I lost my husband almost 1 year ago on October 7th. It's a date me and my family will never forget. I am so lonely and think of him every day and wonder what he would do or say in certain situations. He died at age 53 with so much life to live. He had a fatal heart attack. He...
    judy30241 judy30241 46-50 1 Response Sep 30, 2012

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    Rest Easy My Darling Husband

    I can't sleep, i can't eat...this is all so crazy i refuse to believe that this is reality. I roll over in our bed and don't see your face. You're gone, you're actually gone... this is the worst pain i have ever had to endeavor. I see your face in our children and it kills me...
    Bevynn11 Bevynn11 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Four Months....

    Its four months ago tomorrow that I lost my husband, my lover, my best friend and the father of my three teenage daughters in a car crash. He left the house to go to work about a half hour before me, it was dark and icy and we use the same route for some of the journey and as I...
    siobanwade siobanwade 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 27, 2011

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    My Husband's Birthday Is Coming Up On December 5th

    He would have been 46. I would have thrown him a party. I really thought he would still be here. After everything I never lost hope that he was going to get better. I never let go of the dream of growing old together. And now I'm alone again. Well not entirely alone, I have...
    terrishaun terrishaun 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    Love Lives On Even After He's Gone

    when I got down and my health went away, I never knew I would look back and see how blessed we really were. In those days the pain was so bad Rug was right there with me, trying so hard to make the hurt go away. And the time over the road with just me and him, laughing and...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    welly56 welly56 51-55 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Trying

    The darkest hour is just before dawn!! This I have always been told... Last night I looked in the mirror at swollen eyes, unbrushed hair..an unknown woman stared back at me from that glass. A woman who looked as if she had given up and given in. So in an attempt to get God to...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 4 Responses Jun 19, 2013

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    The Love Of My Life

    On the 21st of January 2013 I received a call informing me that my husband had a car accident and was trapped in the car, the fire-brigade were trying to remove him from the car. 30 minutes later I was told he was no more. I cannot explain the feeling I had. I loved and still...
    luvu4rever luvu4rever 36-40 3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Still Miss Him

    my husband died in 2009. he was in a VA hospital 1200 miles away from us. sometimes it seems as if he is still here. i dream about him.
    dorothy1959 dorothy1959 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2013

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    Missing My Husband So Much... See U In Heaven Soon...

    I miss you when something really good happens, because you're the one I want to share it with. I miss you when something is troubling me, because you're the only one who understands me so well. I miss you when I laugh and cry, because I know that you're the one who makes my...
    wilfridis81 wilfridis81 26-30 Aug 16, 2012

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    My Childhood Sweetheart

    My husband and I met when I was 12 and he was 14. He was my first love. He then moved away with his family and we eventually married different people who we later divorced. A little over two years ago we found each other again on a social networking sight and when we saw each...
    JanBB JanBB 41-45, F 2 Responses May 15, 2013

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    I Prayed For God To Take Him

    Oh god,,Please take him tonight so he doesn't suffer anymore. Please Jesus. Let him go to sleep. Please don't let him struggle to breath another night. Those were the prayers I said everynight for two months as I watched my husband being slowly taken from me. He had severe COPD...
    gr8tfulsue gr8tfulsue 61-65, F 4 Responses Oct 22, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    how can I improve sex with my husband?i love him but sex..?..leaves much to be desired.I like what he doing with me or intends to do but is always too rough or too slow....he...
    whiteangel69 whiteangel69 41-45, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Where should I start. Oh yes.. I am a widow and I am 26 years old I lost my husband unexpectedly July 2, 2013 he was 29 years old and we have been married for 8 years. We just got...
    Littlezummy Littlezummy 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Well sentencing is Friday. They took him back into custody last Wednesday. I'm scared to death! He has done a few jail runs, but now he is facing 18-22 months. I know that's...
    DeniseMarie72 DeniseMarie72 41-45, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    My husband of 25 years passed away Halloween afternoon. I am lost. I have never experienced life without him. Not that I can remember. It makes it even more difficult when you've...
    BebeChai BebeChai 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 4