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I Am a Young Widow

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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 6 Responses Mar 27

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 15 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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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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    Hello, I am a young widow.

    I am 31 yrs old. I lost my beloved husband November 22,2010 to a trailer fire. Its been a hard journey taking on life experiences without him. I miss him everyday. We have a son together who is now almost 7 yrs old. He is severely autistic. I have been able to make it thru my...
    anmcg31 anmcg31 31-35, F 1 Response May 31

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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 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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    I am 25 years old and I lost my soul mate,

    best friend and husband almost three weeks ago to suicide. Although that is what it looked like, I know in my heart that it was an accident. My husband left me with our two small children, a 6 year old girl and a 2 year old boy. We met when I was 16 and he was 18, and got...
    jcamacho2189 jcamacho2189 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 17

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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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    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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    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 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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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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    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 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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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
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 14

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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 3 Responses Jul 24

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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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    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

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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 3 Responses Apr 19

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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

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15

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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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    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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    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 41-45 2 Responses Sep 25

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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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    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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    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 25 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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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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    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 36-40 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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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 am a young widow, of 29 feeling alone

    and hoping someone can understand how I am feeling. My husband 62 passed away last October 2013. My darling husband, my soulmate, unexpectedly had a heart attack - he never regained consciousness and I can remember the next 8 days being an emotional roller coaster as I sat by...
    MrsHJS MrsHJS 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 4

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    I am 32 years old and have been looking

    for some sort of support. My husband took his life 2 weeks ago and I am not sure how I will ever survive. He left me with 3 children to raise-- 10 (from a previous relationship), 4 and 3. I feel so alone and hopeless. He was my soul mate, we said that from the time we met. He...
    kdm629 kdm629 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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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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    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 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

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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 8 Responses Sep 1

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14

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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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    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 31 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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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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    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 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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    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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