Male age 63 in thankfully very good health physically. Recently widowed after 41 years of marriage. Retired.
About my Loss:
The biggest problem with my loss is that's what i am now, "lost" My wife of 41 years had a long history or heart disease which she eventually died from. I was her caretaker part time while i was still working for over a decade and full time for her last 1.5 years of her life upon my retirement.
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