" 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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"Hi Brett, I am here, still struggling with deep depression. I need your and others advice, how do you handle Mother’s Day? This will be the first one since Mom passed on Christmas Day. I am overcome with grief, and dread just thinking about…"
"Hi Morgan, I'm so very sorry for your loss and heartbreak. It makes me wonder if asking people to write to their lost one on my website is just too much for many. I really hope people's words can make readers feel less alone in their grief…"
"Madeleine, what would I do if I could have my husband back for just five minutes? My first reaction would be to run into his arms, hug him and then make mad passionate love like we did so many times and then I would ask him if I could take the pills…"
"My sister kept some of my mom's voicemail to her. There is no way that I could listen to it. She also took some video footage of her while she was on Hospice. Seeing those would be very painful.
Like you, looking through a photo album is so…"
"Thank you Brett. I do try to honor her but it is so painful. I attended church service yesterday. I think I did pretty well. No unexpected outbursts. But then I came home and found an old album of photos, saw a picture of me and my mom…"
"Virginia, personally I am convinced, looking back, that my brain put up a shield to protect my mind from the devastating scene of my husband of 20 years dropping to his death in the shower. I'm still 99% nuts and that's the truth.…"
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