I Am Widowed, Depressed and Lonely

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    Stupidity

    When I lost my husband, I lost myself. He passed of cancer and it was a long but rapid process. It broke my heart to see him like that. I was with him when he passed at home. He died the day after he signed the dnr forms. I lost my mind all sence of myself. The only thing keeping...
    jbmills jbmills
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 1, 2013

    Young-ish Widows

    One year ago, on the morning we were moving into a new home in a new community, where I was about to start a new position, my husband passed away. As a pastor, I live in a small community where I have much emotional support, but little opportunity for social support and...
    revmarcia2002 revmarcia2002
    51-55
    6 Responses Nov 18, 2008

    Lost Wife, Serverely Depressed

    My wife passed away almost 2 years ago.  I am all alone and serverely depressed.   I am a Korea War Veteran.   I keep busy by writing poems and songs.   Some are great but some are very sad.   My wife was a Ham Radio operator and handled a lot of public service contacts...
    IRWINHAM IRWINHAM
    70+
    5 Responses Aug 31, 2011

    I Am Widowed

    I lost my husband 1 year ago. He passed at age 37. I was 32. We have 3 small children under the age of 6. Its hard for me to wake up in the moring.  Waking upmis painful! When Im at work Im fine but I hate evenings and weekends. Im so lonly and depressed. No one understands. . I...
    kdmneedsprayer kdmneedsprayer
    31-35
    6 Responses Jun 3, 2012

    I widowed 49 days ago.

    I'm 29 and I have two small daughters, 1 and 3. There are days when I'm ok..ish and more or less accepting. What else can we do.. Really.. And there are days when I feel so lonely and lost I don't know what to do. I don't know how to stop the pain. Sometimes I'm so depressed I...
    Tisimi Tisimi
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 19, 2014

    So Lonely No Friends To Depresses

    IT HAS BEEN 10 YEARS SINCE MY HUSBAND DIED SUDDENLY  OUR  CHILDREN ARE GROWN AND MOVED AWAY  I GO TO WORK COME HOME AND SHUT OUT EVERYTHING I NEED TO GET ON WIITH LIFE BUT DON'T KNOW HOW TO START 
    tosadtoday tosadtoday
    56-60
    6 Responses Apr 13, 2012

    Widowed Depressed And Lonely

    I had been married for 30 years when my husband died at the age of 51 through cancer, although I have been on my own for about 5 years because before ho got ill with cancer he was an alcoholic. I have 4 boys that are grown up with family's of there own and although they are there...
    6g7dv0infv 6g7dv0infv
    51-55
    7 Responses May 23, 2010

    My husband was killed in a motorcycle accident

    6 years ago. Our youngest was a junior in high school. I have made it through high school graduation, the birth of twin grand babies, college graduation, and grad school by myself. I must admit, I hate every minute of being alone. I have had to move due to financial reasons, I...
    ollteach ollteach
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2014

    Lonley Widow

     Since my Husband passed away over a year ago I hate weekends .I have daughter and I see Her and my grandchildren very often but they come and then go to their busy life and I,m alone .Can,t stand staying home alone so what I do I go shopping buy staff I don,t need and then...
    wdowa wdowa
    51-55, F
    9 Responses Sep 26, 2009

    Mee Also

    I'm coming upon my first year of being a widow. It sucks and I hate it. The world isn't cut out for me. I was married for 40 years to my husband who came down with a brain disease and dies within three years. Three years of doctors, nursing homes, more doctors, hospital, more...
    Joellen01 Joellen01
    61-65
    1 Response Oct 21, 2012

    Me And Rick

    I lost Rick, my husband of 16 yrs in 2/2009 and then my mother in 6/2009. Neither of their deaths were expected and I just cannot move on. I have read everything and done everything possible to make that happen. I'm not suicidal or anything but I do not have any joy left in my...
    camista camista
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Oct 27, 2012

    Gone Way Too Soon

    My soulmate, lover, best friend. My life, he Was killed by a jerk who even admitted he knew he was going through a red light, and didn't bother to stop. I'll never forget the day the cops knocked at my door and gave me the news that the only person I had ever truly connected...
    lckycat lckycat
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2013

    Confused

    i was merryied for 18 yr to awomen that was 11 yr older than me and i loved her because she loved me. i loved her to the point that i under stude what it was to have true adult love in my life she was my friend my love my life ilost her febuery 11 08 times haved changed i never...
    jessyjames jessyjames
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Dec 31, 2008

    He Called Me My Chrissy

    I met David when i was 23 i am now 40 he was 42 we had 18 yrs together he wasnt sick that we knew of he went out and had a massive heart attack he didnt suffer the m.e. told me he was gone before he fell i have never had any family worth mentioning and neither had he. Both of us...
    mychrissy mychrissy
    41-45, F
    Sep 14, 2013

    Hello I have been widowed close to four years

    and I still cry and miss my husband. The day of my husbands funeral I never heard from any family or friends. E very one walked out on me .I needed so much help. My husband took care of all the bills. I had no clue how to pay the bills or even write a check .We where married...
    Antonnette Antonnette
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Jan 28

    My Soul Died When He Did

    Hi everyone, reading everyone's story's. Have really meant a lot to me. I myself. Lost my husband 8 weeks ago this Friday. He was my world and I don't what to do without him. He passed suddenly from a massive heart attack, he was only 40. We just celebrated. Our 3 ye anniversary...
    jasonsforlife jasonsforlife
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 18, 2012

    Widowed, Lonely And Depressed Most Of My Life Time Now A Days

    Married for 19 wonderful years. We just recently relocated to his home town for our retirement years and only lasted 4 years. He passed just this April 2012 and I had to come back home to live with my 3 sons. It was very difficult for me being in a different place, but thank God...
    mae59681952 mae59681952
    56-60
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

    I Don't Know How...

    to find the joy in my life that I once had. We had met online and there was an instant connection. I remember still how we chatted for weeks till the wee hours of the morning. Well that is until I was brave enought to ask him for his phone number and as soon as he typed it out...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 5, 2013

    My husband died on Sept.

    22, 2014 after a three day illness. It was a shock...and I still feel like it couldn't really have happened. I don't really like the title of this group ...widowed, depressed and lonely. First of all, I hate the word widow. Secondly, I'm not depressed exactly...just very sad...
    jobee1950 jobee1950
    66-70, F
    3 Responses Nov 21, 2014

    Recently Widowed

    I'm recently widowed. My husband was diagnosed with cancer 16 years ago which was a massive battle which he did pull through. 9 years ago he was then taken down by C.O.P.D " Chronic  Obstructive Pulmonary Disease which left him on oxygen 24/7. Due to this, he became disabled...
    laidbacklisa laidbacklisa
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Feb 18, 2012

    Very Young

    i lost my my 10yr husband and left with 5 kids and last one was 1yr 3mnths and i was depressed to the last bone marrow in my body.now a yr but seems like an hour ago
    millita millita
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

    Lonely

    i lost my husband on march 8 2012 iam so lonely tony was my friend my husband the love of my life we have been married for 28 years met him at 15 years old married him at 18 he was 44 when he died of a sudden heartattack never said goodbye never had a chance to tell him i love...
    smoak smoak
    36-40
    6 Responses Mar 29, 2012

    Hurting

    lost my  husband of 44 years 2weeks ago miss him terrible he was my whole life
    rfjenks rfjenks
    61-65
    4 Responses Jan 23, 2011

    Lonely And Depressed

    my husband of 29 yrs passed jan 2 this year. he had a heart transplant april 9 2000. they didn't think he would make it. the rejection drugs are hard on a person with the side effects of blocked arteries cancer and other. he could not get life insurance. i was lucky i was old...
    olemiss61 olemiss61
    61-65, F
    Aug 3, 2012

    Widowed With A 19 Month Old

    My husband died suddenly after being sick for 4 days with what we thought was an ear/sinus infection. It had to have been so much more. I have a toddler son and I don't know what to do. I am scared and lonely, and haunted by what happened. This does not seem like it could even...
    nathansmom1 nathansmom1
    46-50
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2013

    I Don't Know How...

    to find the joy in my life that I once had. We had met online and there was an instant connection. I remember still how we chatted for weeks till the wee hours of the morning. Well that is until I was brave enought to ask him for his phone number and as soon as he typed it out...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 5, 2013

    Sometimes my smile hides

    so many painful things going through my mind. I don't know how not to smile...even when I'm sad. But lately I've been having some rough moments missing my husband. Loneliness reminds me how much i miss him. Meeting new people remind me how much I miss him because they don't...
    NotperfectEver NotperfectEver
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 19, 2015

    Young Widowed & Pregnant

    My husband was killed 2 1/2 months ago. He was 34 . I was 15weeks pregnant then. I lost my father when I was 22, lost my mother @ 23 and lost my husband at 32. Since his death our 2year anniversary and my birthday has passed. I am now a 33year old, 6 1/2 month pregnant widow...
    wylietroy wylietroy
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2012

    Widowed Without Children

    Am a 30 years old- widowed without children and this is so... painful. I lost my husband on May 2012 (motor accident). I miss him so much! He loved children but I was thinking that we have time for that.. And he left me.. And now am alone. Many says "she is young, she can make...
    Sandybina Sandybina
    31-35
    7 Responses Aug 18, 2013

    I Feel Too Lonely

    I lost my beloved wife some years ago. Though I have a good and big family to live with, but I feel too lonely I wish to have some sober woman who can share her time and chat on line. I have no special requirements.
    ekla6 ekla6
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2013
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