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I Am a Young Widow

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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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    I will have to move out of my house soon,

    my father-in law owns more of the property them I do. I know I need to be living day by day. but I also so lost about moving. Where do I go? the whole moving process hasn't even started...There are time when I think about packing a bag, grabbing my passport and walk out the...
    Mcrossbrand Mcrossbrand 41-45, F Jun 22

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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 26-30 4 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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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 2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    I still remember the way your eyes sparkle

    when you smile. The sound of your lazy morning voice. I remember the weight of your body on mine. and how small my hands are in yours. I remember the way you smell. I still smell you sometimes. Not often. Less now than before. My fingers remember tracing the lines next to...
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 7 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    I lost my husband to stomach cancer Oct 2013.

    He was 44 when he passed ans i just turned 40 this summer. I still stuggle with the grief but I think knowing his destiny and having almost a year and 1/2 to prepare (if there is such a thing) I have been able to cope. So I have been dating someone who was a great friend during...
    mslady02 mslady02 36-40, F Feb 2

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    My head spins. My heart aches My soul is

    hurting like I never knew it could. My hopes are crushed My dreams are shattered. My beliefs are completely deranged My spirit will never be the same. My drive is lost My world is unfamiliar. My intentions have become unintentional My existence has been turned upside...
    IPleadthe5th IPleadthe5th 41-45 14 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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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 3 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    My husband died suddenly on 2nd Jan 2013 from a

    blood clot on his brain, we had only been married 6 months and he was my world. 2 years, 6 months later and i still miss him so much xx
    Amy4Luke Amy4Luke 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    My husband was an alcoholic.

    He'd been drinking socially since he was a teenager, and he started drinking really heavily when he could legally buy it for himself at age 21. He'd had health problems (issues with cholesterol and heart-related problems) his whole life. At the age of 25, less than four years...
    Mollywobbles225 Mollywobbles225 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 25

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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 16 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    I lost my husband on July 16,

    2013 to sudden cardiac arrest 2 days after our 15th wedding anniversary. He was 42 and we have two daughters. What was most shocking to me was after his autopsy the ME told me that due to the damage from the previous "heart attacks" his heart just failed on that day. We did...
    Moodybleu Moodybleu 46-50 1 Response Sep 25, 2014

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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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    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 Lost My Soul Mate...I'M Only 25

    My husband passed away 2 months ago. Jan,13th. He died in my arms. I'm so heartbroken. I don't want to live without him. We met 7 years ago and became best friend and got married 4 years ago. He died from Fanconi and a brain tumor. He fought it so hard. I'm just so lost and...
    Thefatpanda1 Thefatpanda1 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 15, 2013

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    I am 21 years old and I lost my husband in a

    freak accident, I am having trouble accepting it, I miss him so much.
    mariibella mariibella 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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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 surrounded by great people. How I miss u my angel. Always in my heart, may life go quickly. Inshallah we will b together again. Thank u always for...
    Widower1 Widower1 31-35 1 Response Aug 1

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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 lost my husband in an accident on March 1.

    I dont know how to live live without him. I just want to stay in bed
    Mcrossbrand Mcrossbrand 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 22

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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 33 Responses Dec 5, 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 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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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 1 Response Jul 22

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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 have done, we had his funeral and Celebration of Life 8 days ago and everyone that was here has gone home, life is going on for them, but...
    Besidmyself Besidmyself 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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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 doing everything for them .im sick of the way things are
    uncontrollabledesire88 uncontrollabledesire88 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I found true love when I met my wife.

    We laughed talked about deep thing as well as stupid thing. We would dance in our bathroom, she was there when I lost my dad last December and she truly loved me as I did her.she passed away in her sleep feb 23, it been a true hell without her. She was the best woman I've ever...
    Jmurphy5 Jmurphy5 46-50, M Jun 9

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    I a 36 year old lady.

    My husband passed away two weeks ago. I miss him very much. I am looking for support and friends .
    Melodyjoy36 Melodyjoy36 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 21

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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 5 Responses Oct 3, 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 21 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    i am 36 years old.. just 40 days agi my husband

    died.. hea wqs diagnosed 2 years of non hodgkin lymphoma in his sacral part.. now i have so many bashers in my colleague.. they tend to judge or think but things.. i have difficulty coping now a days and with this negative vubes the more i feel sad and depress.. i have an 16...
    bebetwinkle bebetwinkle 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 15

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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 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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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. One date and I don't think a day went by we didn't see each other. I KNEW the feelings I had were different and it had to love. We...
    Amginn Amginn 36-40 4 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    I saw the new Avengers movie Age of Ultron.

    I remember the great days when wifey was alive and taking my angel to see transformers 3. I told her it was a romantic comedy an I could see her getting more an more confused in cinema. After a time I noticed she appeared quite angry so I placated her with the robots fall in...
    Widower1 Widower1 31-35 Apr 25

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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 have a 5 yr old daughter. She's been going through different emotions and I'm not sure what to do. She cries in her sleep and has been...
    dle282 dle282 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    i am 32 and i my 5 year old son and,

    husband of 10 years died in a car accident on june 19th 2015. we had been together since 14 and were best friends. we were such a happy family. i have a four year old daughter who misses the boys so much and i am right there with her. everyday requires so much energy just to...
    uliu uliu 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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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 7 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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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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    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 sick with what we were told 6 days earlier as viral, he was given a zpack and cough medicine then sent home, they failed to tell us he had...
    tdrwTexas tdrwTexas 41-45, F 1 Response May 18

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    I lost my soulmate of over a decade years (but

    married for less than 2 years) when he got into an accident overseas. That was in July 2014. My biggest regret is being rude and irritable in our last messages, and opting not to call him the night before he passed, thinking that I would tell him all the nice stuff face to face...
    MrsC0314 MrsC0314 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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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 back  till i go though the pearly white gates ..i hate waiting...
    goodseemore goodseemore 41-45, F 23 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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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 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2013

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    I became a widow at 29 years young.

    I lost the love of my life on Sept. 24, 2014 after he fought so hard for six months to heal from a severe brain bleed in his right frontal lobe caused by an AVM (A malformation of veins in the brain that he had since birth but was completely unaware of). The bleed left him...
    MarleighJane MarleighJane 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    I Just Lost the Love of My Life

    My husband and companion for the last 20 years, more than half of my life, died 14 days ago of cancer.  The memorial service is done, the kids are starting back to school for what is left, but it seems like I don't know what to do except remember and cry.  I miss him so...
    Girlsmom Girlsmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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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 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 5, 2014

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    I've never done anything like this before

    but I am struggling to find anyone who can relate and/or give me advice on how to cope or even just make me feel like I am not alone. Next week would have been my husband and my 5th anniversary. Next month will mark 4 years since he passed away. We were high school sweethearts...
    ForeverIsntLongEnough ForeverIsntLongEnough 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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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 3 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    I lost my husband just 3 weeks ago.

    I do not even feel like the word husband begins to explain our relationship. He was my best friend, my soulmate, my everything. Oh yea, and I'm 25. He was 24 and died of pnemonia. We were only married 2 years, but we've been a part of each other lives for 7 solid years. I...
    biscuitforeva biscuitforeva 22-25, F 1 Response