" Hi Joe I lost my wife 9 Months ago after knowing her from going steady in H S for 60 years and then holding her in my arms while she took her last breath-people do not know the loss you feel I try to get by but still hard to think or plan and…"
"Rose-Lost my wife after 54 years one day at a time and it's ok to cry try to talk to friends tell the same story to them how you feel they do not know learn to say no to things -small things will overwhelm you and you will forget things after 7…"
"Hi Kim Not quite 3 mon's for me since I lost my wife only we know the hurt- things change so lonely in the evenings pace the floors -learn to say no if something does not feel right try to find one thing you like to do I go to cem. every…"
"Mel.It has been just a little over 2 mon's and I have trouble thinking that I have this to look forward for years-My wife loved me and kids so I want to help kids in the future if I can need to get better myself so I can be dad and grandpa-She…"
"To All-I walk around the house and can't seem to stop I still have all the material things that I always had but now I'am missing my love so hard not having her I took care of her for a long time and miss that gave me purpose so sad and…"
"Hi John-Yes the day they walked in the Hosp. room and said she won't be coming home with you did put me in shock -We raised 4 kids not all in state and that helps I so wished we could have had a talk before she passed-She got to see all the…"
"The road to better days seems a long way off I just try to get through one day without tears and now others talk about years-So many years together and now gone there is a empty chair next to mine hate to come home"
"Thanks-yes it is something everyday that brings back tears one cup for coffee one bowl-nobody to talk to starting in the morning-I have learned to say no to people if I don't want to do something-Also I noticed how much I miss just her input…"
Lost wife 2 months ago to low heart function after 54 years of marriage so lonely in evening everything in the house is her took care of her for several years and now it hurts so bad she is not here-How do you cope
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