I appreciate your words. Thank you. I know people are trying to be kind but this is different than any experience/grief I have ever known. I have been working like a dog keeping the yard the way he liked it and it gives me…"
"I'm so sorry for your loss Joanne and I don't blame you a bit for feeling that way. You might feel differently on your next birthday but if you don't , it's ok. My Mom always made my birthday cake and she's not here to do…"
"Dear O.L. Cato,
Your words resonate with me. While it's been five months for you, I am on my 22 months, on 4th August it will be two years since the love of my life left this world. You ask: How is it possible to miss someone this much and…"
"Brenda, thank you for your kind words. I do have a few close friends who let me talk when I need to. One theory I have is that it helps because it feels like someone else is helping to carry the load. It's such a heavy load to…"
"Feeling very isolated and lonely today. I made the mistake of looking at Facebook without being mentally prepared. Everyone is making family plans for Memorial Day. I just don't know how to get through the rest of my life.…"
Todays my birthday, im 43 and alive , last month was Andys birthday , 43 also, except he's dead, and never got to celebrate his birthday, and although I'm alive, I refuse to celebrate mine, I mean, what the hells to celebrate, I told my family many weeks ago, not to get me a card, or even mention it, to their credit they respected my wishes, but a friend of mine I don't see to often called to see me earlier, she brought me a cake, and I know I should be grateful and I also know she ment well,…See More
"Tomorrow will be five months since my husband died. I believe in "Better Living Through Chemistry". Thanks to Zoloft I'm not crying all day. I'm functioning better. I sit in his leather chair and smell his…"
I'm a mess too. I lost my husband three years four months ago to cancer and reading your post gives me cause for some "worry" not in the sense that I care but just that I know how difficult this journey is and it is so…"
"Gregg, your partner didn't know how much you would hurt and it probably is a good thing because it would have made his own journey to the door harder. I know, my husband died of cancer and none of our lovers want us to hurt. I…"
"Theresa, four little people need you……I can only hope you will see the light of your husband in their eyes. Please try to take a bubble bath or dig in the garden or something you believe will give you 20 minutes to uncork.…"
"Oh dear Barbara L in the UK, on the off chance I decided to click on the new blue boxes your posting of your husbands death and the other things you are going to have to deal with are just traumatizing. I am so so sorry. None of us…"