"God is slowly entering into my life again--thanks to a great Christian consuler , Mr. Kistler, in Perrysburg, Ohio. I think it helps if they have been through great loss also-they can relate and share their stories."
" April, If you have a big family--like I do--for example for Thanksgiving my daughter and I are going to pass out empty glass ornaments and have everyone write a favorite story or personality trait of my husbands--then place it inside the…"
"Hello April, I too was with with my Andy for 20 years, I also have 2 children, he was only 42 when our world was shattered 14 months ago, I can't really give you much advise how to get through your anniversary, because Oleta I too wanted to be…"
"On the first wedding anniversary after he died I actually found a videotape of our wedding. I debated watching it, but did so anyway with our daughter at my side. Between her comments and my commentary of the wedding we laughed and cried our way…"
I lost my father 10 months ago when I was 21. Losing a parent at this age sucks. I am going through a job search now, and he was always the person who knew a lot about that and could help me. I don't have anyone to go to now and I keep getting rejected from jobs. It makes me feel like I am not good enough or worth it. Sometimes I wish I was dead so I could be with him and not have to worry about trying to be an adult without him. See More
"My husband passed in December and our 35th wedding anniversary would have been Valentines Day. You can't avoid Valentines Day even if you try.
I cannot imagine how more difficult it is with children, I am so sorry for you loss. For…"
"Going back a year & a day. Time travel. If you were allowed to do so, you would have to know then what you know now for it to be of any significance. But I understand from that point of view, how things in my situation may have ended…"
"Well filter-garb. Here is something I never considered, let alone thought I would be writting about. Was going through some papers and books this morning, (bout an hour ago), and ran across a partial journal Lydia had written. Talk about…"
"Moore, Robin, April et al,
Our love never dies. All of the BIG days hurt. I know the first anniv. of his death will be horrible and I truly would like to spend it alone but could not tell my son NO.
Really, it hasn't got…"
"I wish I had words of wisdom to help ease the pain, but ...I don't. I can tell you what not to do, as I sadly found out. My husband died 10 months ago. Our Anniversary was six months after he died. I thought, I am just going to treat it like…"
"thnx john be grt 2 run luv pics wear no 1 can sea me wear no 1 can no me or pity me juts 2 be tret lk me agan but i no its nevr goin hapen coz so mush bad thngs hav hapend sisne 02012 so mush bad loss so musg bad shit hapend in my lif coz of…"
"April, I offer hugs to you. October 4th will be the 6th month mark for me, and the 22nd would have been 14 years together. Both days are going to be hell, this I know. I am 20 years older than you, but I can tell you that from my…"
"Jo B, that's like me wanting to just get rid of everything, load a few things in my explorer, and move to a new Longitude & Latitude. And....It still may be an open option. But I understand where you are coming from.
Here is the tune…"
Today is exactly nine months for me. It is no easier. John died two days after Christmas. Within a few months of my beloved's death was, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day , Valentines Day, Father's Day,…"
"Sometimes I think the "silence" is because they are struggling. I also think it is hard for some to face the grieving mom.
His friends never say much of anything to me but on facebook I see they have posts about Michael and they post…"
"Sometimes I think we have to recognize the "silence" is because they are going through their own struggle. Some of his good friends do the same thing but just recently on facebook I noticed they have their own conversation about my…"