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Lost My Spouse...

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The Holiday Season and my loss 1 Reply

This Christmas Season this year is very hard.Family gatherings are wonderful but l feel my husband not being so much more.Seeing everyone makes it more real that Ron is not here.The tears are in my…Continue

Started by Denise Lavoie. Last reply by Linda Engberg Dec 24, 2018.

Lost my wife 14 Replies

It's been almost a week since i lost my wife to lung disease. She's in my mind 24/7. I don't have anybody else to talk too. I was carred by emotional and physical abuse mostly in my childhood in…Continue

Started by Kyle McKay. Last reply by Corinne C. Rico Nov 12, 2018.

Lost my husband the father of my kids and bestfriend . 3 Replies

  I lost my husband we were high school sweethearts we had plans and it was not suppose to be this way we had two kids together and I feel so lost and the pain i feel becuase of how much I miss him…Continue

Started by Nicole. Last reply by Fran Oct 19, 2018.

FAILING 9 Replies

next month will be three years since I lost my husband and I'm failing miserably I am in serious debt I cant fix, I stay home because I have extreme difficulty leaving my house I don't know how to…Continue

Started by Pamela philipp. Last reply by Corinne C. Rico Oct 4, 2018.

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Comment by Monty on February 13, 2019 at 3:37pm

also note that the last comment did not show in latest activity panel in the left hand side of the page

Comment by Monty on February 13, 2019 at 3:35pm

i just went to the privacy settings in my profile and changed the latest activity so that my activity doesn't automatically show up there

i could see no mention of twitter in any of the settings

Comment by Monty on February 13, 2019 at 3:25pm

did  a quick search for 

"No Idea Joe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" and Twitter.
I didn't find anything
maybe that it has the ability to share via twitter.
and may not be shared by default.
maybe we should try and contact the sysadmin
Comment by morgan on February 13, 2019 at 3:22pm

I just sent a message to the admin/owner of the site......I'lll let you know the response.

Comment by morgan on February 13, 2019 at 3:15pm

The format for the area called "activity"  Which is where our posts appear (besides our group) on the righthand side now has a heading of "twitter".....any else seeing this on a desktop rather than a mobile? It is a change from what it previously was...

Comment by Linda Engberg on February 13, 2019 at 2:55pm

No Idea Joe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by Linda Engberg on February 13, 2019 at 11:36am

I didn't know that. I guess this will my last post. What a shame. I will now be without my support friends. Thanks to all for your support.

Comment by morgan on February 13, 2019 at 10:28am

If these posts are now going out via twitter this will be my last post........

Comment by Linda Engberg on February 12, 2019 at 5:58am

Morgan,

Thank's for sharing. One phase that I hate is when people say " Julian wouldn't want you to be unhappy". What the hell do they know what Julian liked. 

As you stated I now I now live in my my own universe.

Comment by morgan on February 11, 2019 at 7:56pm

I have narrowed down my conversations about the life I spent with my husband to five people.  Only one of them can withstand all the various levels of my need for communicating about our life together.  Although each of them have a way of talking with me in a general sense it is not what I need to express nor what I need to hear in return in a deeper way except from maybe two of them.  

I gave up trying to have people understand it.  It was not something I related to much before my husband died and I can now appreciate how they don't have the room for it in their otherwise content life. Mainly because they live in a universe where they have a reason to be content.   I no longer do.  Few people can fathom that nature, social interaction, travel, etc are no longer the instruments for our happiness.  What they don't and cant understand (nor did I) is how inextricably linked all those things were to my beloved.   And today when I go through a day I never know when, but ultimately almost every day after six years I still find myself breaking down and giving way to the one thing that meant everything to me and still does.......my husband, my beloved, my crucible~~~ the fire of my life.  

Hello universe, I am ready......come get me.

 

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Dennis C. replied to Amy's discussion How do I get unstuck?
"Amy, I am so sorry for your loss. The journey of caregiving is extremely difficult. The loss of our especially loved dear ones is unspeakable. There are so many different ideas about what happens to us when we die. Religion teaches many different…"
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Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"I just feel like I am in a fog.  I have a little dog that is at least ten years old.  She adored my Mom & she has really grieved for her.  I know how you feel about your dog.  I worry about her.  She is all I have. …"
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Theresa commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Me too Brett, I sit here an look at my 12 year old Labrador and I know he is on borrowed time, and my heart breaks, losing him will be something that I am not looking forward to. As you said Brett, we have the live our lives until we are called…"
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Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Yes, I was looking at something that popped up on my Yahoo news feed. It was an article naming 106 celebrities who have passed away in 2019. So many names and faces that I remembered. Now they are gone, and they aren't coming back. Their time…"
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Theresa commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Brett so true she was my security blanket I feel like I have no one to lean on that understood me like her You know what keeps coming in my mind. How true it is and scary that everything has a beginning and an end."
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Theresa commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"I hear it all the time you don’t know how lucky you were that your mother wasn’t sick and you didn’t have to take care of her I say to them lucky I was lucky that my mother died and I was not right by her side to tell her I love…"
Wednesday
Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"M, the problem is that our security blankets were ripped away. Like you, sometimes I am glad to be sad. I feel like I am closer to my mom when I am crying. At least, her memory is fresher with me when I am in that zone. I feel like the hard reality…"
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Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Theresa, millions, billions of people have lost their moms. Sometimes someone will tell me that they have lost their mom, too, but they were able to deal with it, and they wonder why I haven't dealt with it as well. This may sound like an…"
Jul 16
M Adams commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Me too ...I was sitting marking a paper yesterday and suddenly realized that I can’t see or talk to my mother about this or anything else and the tears came.  But I’m glad to think of her, in a way I can be glad to be sad sometimes.…"
Jul 16
Theresa commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"I sometimes will just be sitting down and I start to cry because I keep thinking I miss my mom so much my whole world is just not the same I think that I’ve become a different person it will be four years and I still cry I can’t put into…"
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M Adams commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Definitely a colder world now.  I like the image of the security blanket — like, as we go forward, we will always keep it but eventually may be able to wash it, fold it nicely, and put it in some place of honour close at hand but without…"
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Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"The world just became a colder place when my mom died. I just remember feeling like all was right with the world when my mom was in the next room. "
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Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"It is such a traumatic event, especially when you have had a wonderful Mom.  It is so hard knowing she is gone.  Knowing this is permanent.  There is no one that can fill the void she left.  My brother was close to Mom, but he…"
Jul 16
Cherie is now a member of Online Grief Support - A Social Community
Jul 15
Amy replied to Amy's discussion How do I get unstuck?
"I am not a believer and nor was he. We covered the bases just incase though. We were both raised Catholic. That is all besides the point though. "
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Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"While I never forget that my mom is gone, for some reason it just hits me over the head sometimes. Just out of the blue I'll be like, "Mom is gone." It's horrible. It's ever present. And the thing is that it is always with…"
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Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"My Mom also.  I could always talk to her about anything & knew she was someone I could totally trust.  I am constantly thinking of something I want to share with her & then I remember she is gone.  I loved spending time with…"
Jul 15
Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"There is no doubt that it is anxiety. In fact, I think we are experiencing fight or flight. Since birth my mom had been my security blanket."
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