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I Am a Widow of 4 Years

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    Almost 4 Years

    Hi  I was widowed almost four years ago after my husband was killed in a road accident.  The shock was unbearable and I don't quite know where the last 4 years have gone.  I have a grown up daughter and a teenage son who are both my whole life.  I've worked...
    Emmaleen Emmaleen 36-40 1 Response May 2, 2009

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    Research Into Widowhood.

    H i... am nesha and am a student at the university of bolton.   I have just read all the post on here an am very sorry for those who have lost their spouse.   I am on here on due to my university project on widowhood, and would be grateful if you could help me...
    Nesha88 Nesha88 18-21 2 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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    It had been 4 years and 4 months

    now since u gone but still there was a moment that my tears will rolling down when I remember u honey.. Yes I have moved on but I don't know why our moments pop up every time and make my eyes tearing again. God why torturing me like this? I don't look at his pictures...
    GladysGrace GladysGrace 31-35, F Apr 4, 2014

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    Beginning to Feel Better...any Day Now?

    I lost my husband to cancer 4 years ago. He had just turned 39 years old. He was the love of my life and we had an incredibly close bond, both having experienced an earlier relationship that turned sour. So when he died - besides the overwhelming sense of...
    Ulkopuolinen Ulkopuolinen 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I've read a number of different posts re. widowhood, where others are really struggling and are quick to point out they simply cannot comprehend how others "move on" from the loss...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Hi there. Just need a litlle insight and advice. My widower and I are discussing moving together full time but his concern his son. His Son is 20 years old away at college and...
    tgayle tgayle 41-45, F 1 Response May 18

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    Hello everyone! I have been dating a widower for almost 8 months now. Overall we have a great relationship and our children are crazy about each other, even his family likes me and...
    charity82 charity82 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    I guess I'll be in on the conversation. This last November (2014) my wife passed away from multiple myeloma cancer. We were engaged about 40 years ago. I was in the military and...
    jw97005 jw97005 61-65, M 2 Responses May 10

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    After 13 years with the love of my life and 7 years married - I lost my best friend, lover, confidant and the best father to our 3 beautiful children. My sweetheart was on his...
    LisaPowell LisaPowell 26-30, F 1 Response May 15

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    I lost my wife to a nine month battle with lung cancer that spread quickly. We had a week after the doctor said they couldn't help anymore. She believed there would be a miracle...
    951dr 951dr 51-55, M Apr 27

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    My wife of 45 memorable years died six months ago. I'm ok outside except little things suddenly make me burst put crying or make me feel an (ex)incompetent partner. We had little...
    66paul66 66paul66 66-70, M 1 Response May 11

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    I recently lost my husband in Jan. We were together for 12 years.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 12

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    I was married 51 years and together 53. lost him april 25 don't know how to go on
    Dab3lucky Dab3lucky 66-70, F 4 Responses May 14

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    It is one week away from being 4 months since he left me, I always refer to it as he left me. I am not doing well in any sense and in any way. We have no family and no you. He was...
    tdrwTexas tdrwTexas 41-45, F 1 Response May 18

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    I have felt like I have carried extra weight on my shoulders for years. I don't know what it is like to feel free and exhilarated.Jobs have depressed me the most in my life. I feel...
    capehope3 capehope3 41-45 2 Responses May 12

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    Being alive for 25 years is a blessing because through those 25 years, I've molded myself into something I've never imagined to be. I am who I am today through my experiences in my...
    Sexxii123 Sexxii123 22-25, F May 14

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    Imri's mom and my mom met in middle school. They stayed friends for years, were in each other's wedding, and were pregnant with Imri and me at nearly the same time. Imri and I...
    douglas7198 douglas7198 16-17, M May 17

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    I couldn't sleep last night and I started thinking about a nasty break up with my high school sweet had. Problem, it was 40 years ago and every now and then it gets to me. Since I...
    cdLisas cdLisas 56-60, T Apr 28

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    For 15 years now and I know that the math would say I was 7 when it started and some people would say what would I have to be depressed about but in school and home my life wasn't...
    Lahaynes14 Lahaynes14 22-25, M 2 Responses May 12

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    Not often. And not five years from now. But me does wonder who will stay.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 28

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    there is so much that happened in those nine years. I would love the chance to explain it all the good bad and the plain out evil and how I came out of it.
    Jodilove Jodilove 22-25, F Apr 28

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    I want a friend who's a girl that would remind my friend for the next 10 years.... That mean no trying to f**** my man Or disrespect me In anyway, I would do the same as her. My...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I lost my mother it's been 14 years , I hate life, I want someone to listen to me , it's not easy to spend your childhood evec two beautiful mother with jealousy 're beautiful...
    bakhti bakhti 26-30, M Apr 30

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    I can remember the first time I seriously considered killing myself. I was 9 years old. All my life I have suffered Insomnia and Bi-Polar depression but this year I have finally...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F May 10

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    It's been over 4 years since my mom passed away. Since then, it still been difficult without her. But recently i said to myself, what would she want me to do? She would want me to...
    jc5459 jc5459 26-30, M May 10

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    I am 19 have had severe depression my whole life with only a few breaks from it in gaps throughout the years it never seems to go away everything good is just a temporary high it...
    cameroncampbell cameroncampbell 18-21, M 1 Response May 14

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    I never told anyone or posted about it cuz I don't like talking about it at all. But I will admit I was a 13yr old victim of molestation many years ago. I'm here for anyone who has...
    Daredevil1942 Daredevil1942 18-21, F 5 Responses May 18

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    Hi I've been noticing 11 after the hour for over 4 years now this. Number literally stalking me I'm actually sacred to check the time I notice it 5-6 times a day please help
    dessi21 dessi21 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ever since i was about 11 i have suffered from depression and anxiety. For years i suffered in silence until one day it became too much and thought about suicide and almost went...
    yvette20 yvette20 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Car lasted as long as my marriage. I brought it for when I got married so could drive wife around an died within 6 months of her going. silly to get attached to a piece of metal...
    Widower1 Widower1 31-35 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Hi everyone. I'm seeking some encouragement. I'm dating a man who lost his wife 4 months ago. I did not know him or his wife before she passed. I've never been in a situation like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 2

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    My husband passed away April 18th. He was my life. We had such a wonderful relationship. He was only 37 and I don't know how to deal with this.
    sadlori sadlori 36-40, F 3 Responses May 7

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    Reprise. The Perpetual Why All who grieve resound the heart of humanity's biggest WHY. All of heaven remains silent as we wrestle and wonder. What do we do with the whys of this...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 6 Responses May 8

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    Reflections of Grace "There are extraordinary moments in our lives when we are certain a divine hand has brushed our cheeks, wiped our tears, and graced our hearts with a glimpse...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 8 Responses May 12

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    Supportive friends that have been through this too, they tell me about the "firsts", things we did, places we went together, what we experienced together as one and going to those...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 4 Responses May 13

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      I am looking for someone, well really a woman, to be a friend. I am 61 and lost me wife in Nov 2014. I am moving on with my life but miss that company and sensibility of a...
    jw97005 jw97005 61-65, M May 18

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_uoH6hJilc I think they're an amazing new find. They bring their first album jun 22nd this year.
    AlricVirgil AlricVirgil 26-30, M 2 Responses May 3

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    Umm. Since 13, But found ways to cope. Advice on rebuilding. Love you first to locate love. EP Link The barriers. EP Link Carlin knew. http://youtu.be...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    Remember when I was that innocent "amish" girl who had no idea about the world? HAHAHAHAHA I have changed a lot, and I think EP started it.
    Allergic Allergic 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I'm 61. I married a Prince Charming and learned after too much emotional pain that he has Asbergers syndrome. Step kids too and perhaps my adult daughter who wasn't diagnosed as a...
    starfate starfate 61-65, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    My biggest change is to take everything in a less personal way. I used to hate most people. Now I still see more ugliness than beauty in this world ( but there is beauty in some...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response May 1

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    14 going-on 15, seems legit :D
    iTetraZazicII iTetraZazicII 18-21, F 7 Responses