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I Am a Young Widow

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    I lost my husband on 3/13/08

    when I was 31. I was pregnant with our son who is now five. I still miss him so much. I have had a few relationships that haven't worked out, but I still have hope I can love like that again.
    purplegallinule purplegallinule 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Reason,season Or Lifetime

    i met my love when we were 18yrs old. i knew we were soul mates the moment i saw his beautiful blue eyes and heard his contagious laugh. we had an amazing connection,he called me angel,funny thing is now he is mine...after six years of eating out every friday night we continued...
    gracehopepeace gracehopepeace 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    It All Happened So Fast

    On August 4th my husband, lover, soul mate, twin flame, my world , died, he was 39, we had gone to bed, had sex and came downstairs to raid the fridge, I had got a glass of water to take back up with me, I walked from kitchen to the lounge as I entered the lounge he grabbed his...
    Mia831 Mia831 36-40 12 Responses Aug 21, 2010

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    WIdow At 30 With 3 Children

    Hello everyone, I'm hoping to share my story and grief with young widows. I lost my husband on 1/19/09 to suicide. At first I was angry and confused and it later turned into guilt to later sadness. I feel like I'm going crazy because ALL i think about is HIM and how...
    roth429 roth429 26-30, F 10 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    I became a widow this last May,

    2013. My husband had a cardiac arrest on our front lawn just three months after our first child was born. It is weird being widowed at a young age, I just turned 25, and I am in need of some people who understand.
    Heartforheaven Heartforheaven 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 22

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    One Moment In Time...

    One moment in time was enough to change every aspect of my life, beginning to end. One moment in time was enough to change me. One moment of time would be enough to profoundly change the course of our children's lives. I became a widow at the age of 26, left with two beautiful...
    LoveMyLuvBugs LoveMyLuvBugs 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2010

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    My husband and I were still newlyweds

    when his back started really bothering him. I had just taken a job as a preschool teacher while he was finishing up school studying to be an engineer. We had a lot of differences, but the things that mattered most were what we shared. He was an incredible man who loved me so...
    MissAndiG MissAndiG 22-25 4 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    My Story

    I lost my best friend and love 2 weeks ago. The past few years were a wild ride with him receiving a double lung transplant a year and a half ago. He ended up with an infection he couldn't beat. He fought hard his whole life with a rare disease that basically meant he had no...
    jawzle27 jawzle27 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2013

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    I lost my husband this march.

    I was 22, he was 27. I came home to fond him cold and blotchy. My brain can never let those images leave my mind. I miss him more and more everyday.
    deadhead90 deadhead90 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    Young Widow With 4 Kids

    We lost my husband on Dec. 29th, 2009. He was 37yrs old. We have 4 beautiful children that miss him very much. I am 32yrs old and feel like I am so alone. I know that I have to start living again but I just seem to be going through the motions right now...
    amyleighann amyleighann 31-35, F 22 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    Broken Hearted

    On Sunday April 3,2011 our little girl and I were outside playing.We went back inside to find her Daddy and the love of my life had passed away from a heart condition no one was aware he had.She was only 34 mths. old and he was 34 yrs. old.I completely lost my mind and our baby...
    abbygrace1 abbygrace1 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    It All Happened So Fast

    I am a widow at 27 years old. Those were words I never thought I'd hear come out of my mouth. I met T.J. when I was twenty years old. He was a true gentleman. He opened my car door for me. Not just once. But every single time we got into the car. He was a really great person. We...
    Angelaokgo Angelaokgo 26-30 6 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    He"S Gone

    On May 14, 2013 my husband Dwight passed after suffering a stroke that caused a major bleed in his brain three years earlier. He had brain surgery that removed a portion of his brain. Spent months in a rehabilitation hospital. Through his hard work and God's grace was able to...
    bamamomof3 bamamomof3 41-45, F Jul 28, 2013

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    I sadly lost my husband only 3 months ago.

    He was 34 and i am 30. I was pregnant at the time and had a 12 month old also. I have since given birth to our second boy. Lucky for me that have all the support I could ask for, but this does not mask the pain I feel. I miss my husband so much. He is in my thoughts every...
    dreamingtwo dreamingtwo 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I got married last December 2011 to the man

    whom I love so much. After few months of being married, we got a good news that I am pregnant with our first child. On October 2012, I was 6 months pregnant, he passed away right in front of my eyes, while we were lying on our bed. I did not know how to feel and what to do since...
    yaboaryz yaboaryz 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    My Soul Mate Left Me

    I don't understand what happened. We had our whole lives ahead of us...we were going to start having kids towards the end of the year when I finish nursing school. He wanted to go back to school once I became a nurse. I thought we were happy. I thought he loved and adored me. He...
    kristi1300 kristi1300 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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    missiefrank missiefrank 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Unwed Widow

     I recently lost the love of my life and best friend on January 21, 2010.  He was only 29 when his life was tragically taken from ours.  He has been gone for ten of the longest days of my life, we just held the celebration of his life only yesterday.  We were...
    CarminaDemsee CarminaDemsee 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Where Are You Now My Love?

    A Tribute to my Loving Husband, who left here on August 4th 2010, aged 39, when he left he left behind a wife and 2 sons, our lives are in ruins, our dreams, hopes and happy futures now gone, there a huge empty space, and were finding it so difficult to move on. Since you left I...
    Mia831 Mia831 36-40 1 Response Aug 30, 2010

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    I lost my husband, best friend,

    lover, and soulmate six weeks ago. It was exactly two years to our first date. When we got married 6 months into our relationship. Everything happened so fast between us, but it was the first time in my life that I was certain about someone. I was 32 and he was 38. I had pretty...
    Dorianna79 Dorianna79 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    Seems Like Just Yesterday

    My husband passed away almost 5yrs ago after an extremely brief battle with lung cancer. I was 35yrs old when he passed away and my four children ranged in age from 16 to 3. I can't explain the shock and grief that happens when you lose someone so suddenly. He had been fighting...
    coffeemom73 coffeemom73 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    I Cant Believe This Happend To Me

    This just cant be right i had the perfect life a wonder husband and three beautiful children until my world was shattered on feb 21, 2009. I was finishing up a birthday party for my oldest daughter when there was a knock at the door there stood two men in there formal uniforms...
    baumforever baumforever 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 9, 2009

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    It has been 2 1/2 years

    since my husband's passing. He was 42. We have two girls who were 15 and 9 at the time. They are now 17 and 11. My husband died of complications from Lupus; a disease that robbed him of so much living but made him a fighter. We all miss him, everyday. I am currently on a...
    mom1sws mom1sws 46-50, F Mar 23

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    I carry your heart, I carry it in my heart.

    I am 30 years old and I lost my husband to a long battle with addiction early on Halloween of 2013. He was 29 years old. People try to comfort me by saying "it takes time" or "time heals all wounds" it's just not true. I met him when I was 11 years old. He was my everything. I...
    desireediane desireediane 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    Never Saw This Coming, Still Can't Believe It's Happening To Me.

    My husband Dual died on June 21, 2013 after a year long battle with stage 4 kidney cancer. He died almost a month to the day after our fourth wedding anniversary. What makes this whole story just a little bit worse is that he wasn't home when he died, he was at his mother's...
    terrishaun terrishaun 46-50, F 18 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    I Am A Young Widow

    My name is Thomas and my wife Lesley passed away this past October from breast cancer.  Lesley battled long and hard for over 2 years and we thought she would beat this, but since she was Triple Negative, Lesley knew that her chances were even less than most.  We have 5...
    treyes52000 treyes52000 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    First New Year Alone

    Never did I imagine I would hate christmas and new year...it was always such a happy time, but this year how different....new years day tommorow, 2 weeks to the day that my soulmate was buried....the weathers been horrendous, bad storms, powercuts, so scary to be on my own...the...
    soulsearchingforever soulsearchingforever 26-30, F 7 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    I am 29 and lost my husband of 7 years baxk in

    august 2013 he was murdered and im struggling to cope i am.left to bring up our very small children i have a 2 year.old and a 1 year old and im not sure how i should be feelig or acting
    clarereula clarereula 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Young Widow At 32

    I am a widow now at the age of 32.  I have three children ages 12, 11 and 5 my finanee and I were together for 7 years he helped raise my other children.  It has been six months now since he passed away, I feel so lost and hurt all the time, all I do is cry.  I...
    Gretch1977 Gretch1977 31-35, F 3 Responses May 17, 2009

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    On Feb 11 my soulmate passed away only days

    after the birth of our 2nd baby I'm lost without him we were born two days apart the same year my world is broken
    missiefrank missiefrank 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Everything is still raw

    and numb. I just lost my 39 yr. old husband of almost 15yrs Sunday March 16th (I am 36). The business of death has me running in circles making phone calls and my 2 kids (boy 10 and girl 5) are both just trying to keep busy so they don't have to deal. Everything is moving so...
    dekaL dekaL 36-40 7 Responses Mar 27

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    I Want to Run Wild and Wail Freely

    I lost my husband on the 18/02/2009 to brain aneurysm, he was only 28 years old. May he rest in peace. On the 16th he came home from college about 4:20 pm. then had a wash and complained about a headache. and thats all I know! he just gave up right there and then infront of my...
    thawarriorprincess thawarriorprincess 26-30 4 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    Hello

    my wife died 10th jan 2010 from brain tumor aged 35 I have two children 6 and three and after not doing to bad for the first month I am starting to find it a lot harder
    gjww gjww 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    Its Been 10 Years

    i lost my sweet husband to brain aneurysm at just 22. he was a wonderful father and husband... i was just 25 when he died. i was left caring for our two young children alone. our son was five and our daughter just newborn. he was my entire world... it took a long time to decide...
    Prettitroublemaker Prettitroublemaker 31-35 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Almost 6 Months

    Hi. I'm Dianna. My husband passed away Christmas day 2012. I am 30 years old and we have 1 child together and there are 3 children from my previous marriage. I'm still having a very hard time coping. I am hoping maybe someone can give me some coping tips.
    dsimd dsimd 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2013

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    I Wish It Was January 4th, 2009

    When I woke up on January 5Th to get ready for work it was just like any other day. I get up around 3:30 a.m. and leave the house about 4:50 a.m.. I like to sit and have a couple of cups of coffee and watch the morning news.   I went to work and did the normal things I...
    imsum1 imsum1 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    I lost my husband Jan 6th,

    2011. I was 29, he was 35. It was almost 5 months after the birth of our second child. It was completely sudden. Just like any other day. He had a seizure and stopped breathing, and I was unable to resuscitate him. Grief is one of the most difficult things a human has to endure...
    jet6707 jet6707 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    A Love That's Once-in-a-Lifetime...By Lon's Baby Pie

    I met Lon in Apr. of 2004. The day we met was the day we became a couple. I had finally met my soulmate and finally knew what true love was. We moved out of town shortly after we met for his job. We were happy there for awhile. Got married there after a year and a half. We both...
    soulmateinheaven soulmateinheaven 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2013

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    Widower At 26

    On August 22,2013 I went to work like any other day. Came home with a knot in my stomache just feeling like something wasn't right. At about 5 30 I realized my wife was not home yet, so i went next door to her grandparents to see if she stoppend in there after work. They said no...
    jjmuise jjmuise 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    Lost With Out My Soul Mate

    May 14,2013 I lost my husband in a one car accident he was only 26 yrs old my life has been hard without him I been raising our six year old daughter by myself now and it sucks. For months I haven't been able to sleep in our room everytime i eat it comes back up I just don't know...
    chrissycunningham chrissycunningham 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    Why Did You Leave Me Here

    why did you leave me here all alone .....you know my heart still beats but its cold ...you were my everything my soul and my heart you own ...you took a very big piece of it with you that day ....and i can not get it backĀ  till i go though the pearly white gates ..i hate waiting...
    goodseemore goodseemore 41-45, F 24 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    I lost my husband last Saturday,

    29th March, he was killed in a light aircraft crash. He was only 29, 30 in May. I am only 33 myself and we have a 20 month old boy. I just feel numb, our boy is the only thing keeping me going x
    piglet80 piglet80 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    29 Year Old Widow

    Hello all, i came upon this site when looking for a group to talk with that have experienced the same heartache, life changing, most difficult thing that has happened to me that I experienced a month ago.  My husband and I just got married in September and in the...
    hisforeverandalways hisforeverandalways 26-30, F 30 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    I Lost My Husband 210913 - My Heart Is Broken

    Hi all - 2 weeks after loosing my husband, searching Google to try and find someone like me and found this page Im sharing my story as ive just lost my beautiful soulmate/husband. He was 48, the happiest he has ever been, had 3 great children and grandfather of 4. He was fit as a...
    lumibi lumibi 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    To Young To Be A Widow

    March 18,2013 my husband was in a car wreck and did not survive. We would have been married 10 yrs this past aug. We have known each other for 12 yrs. We have 3 beautiful kids together, 8,5 & 1 yrs old. It's weird how you think forever is just that forever! You think you have...
    Foreveristoshort Foreveristoshort 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    Young and Widowed

    I am a 32 mother of two boys. 12 and 7. I lost my husband 14 months ago to brain cancer. He had the tumor when we met but it was benign and didn't turn malignant until 2007. He went through a couple of surgeries and God, he was one tough man and the most special man I...
    sugarplumb sugarplumb 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    He's Gone And I'm So Lonely

         My husband was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in October 2008.  It was a long journey of treatment and illness, which ended in March 2010.  His illness was particularly devastating because it really changed him mentally.  He became manic...
    ROSE171 ROSE171 41-45 2 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    I Pushed Him Away...

    I am 23 and my fiance/father of expectant child (22) passsed away 6/7/13. Since March we had been rocky due to him finding out he had another child and I couldn't accept it along with some internet trust issues I found on his fb. A few weeks before this I found out Iwas pregnant...
    search4hope search4hope 22-25 3 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    I Am Recently Widowed

       My husband died recently, Sept. 15th, 1 week shy of his 55th birthday. We'd been separated...sort of and had just gotten back together the day before. This past Nov. we'd have been together 18 years.  He got up and went to work and died of a massive heart attack...
    AprilMcD AprilMcD 36-40, F 9 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    21 Years Old And Already A Widow.

    I married my husband when I was 19 and he was 21. We had met in highschool and it was love at first sight. Neither of us had an easy life, both filled with family members suffering from addiction, death and physical abuse. When he turned 20 he decided to join the military...
    rairay rairay 22-25 2 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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    Gone Too Soon

    It has been 9mo since my husband died of a brain tumor. He was 36 and so am I. I miss him so much it physically hurts sometimes. He fought for 17 months...surgery, chemo, radiation, etc...I still have such a hard time just accepting that he is not coming back. I am trying to pick...
    samp77 samp77 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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    I am again a single mom

    for 5 short years we had a real family. Its been 65 days since daddy passed and it feels like yesterday. I was a single mom for 13 years before the luv of my life made me whole.when we got together I would tell him I've missed you like we were always together and he had been...
    missiefrank missiefrank 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    The nights are long and painfully too quiet . I can keep busy most of the time and distract myself from the glaring void. But some nights, especially Sundays are for some reason...
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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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    I have decided to use this experience as a sounding board. I have 45 days widowed and have come to the understanding that I am no longer excepted into my in-laws family. They have...
    Shmily68 Shmily68 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I need your opinion. I met a widower online. We were chatting for quite a long time and then he decided to come and meet me (we dont live in the same country) we had an amazing...
    kotsos78 kotsos78 31-35, F Mar 31

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