"Thank you for your comments. You all had things I needed to hear. I am inconsolable at times and incoherent. At times reasonable and understanding. At all times loving. I know how much my son loved his wife without a doubt so I inturn love her. I…"
"Hi Jeannie. You're in good company. I originally came here desperate for some answers and especially that the pain of loss would ease with time. I realized quickly that people here are still in deep grief years on and it was a…"
I am so sorry you lost your son. Alcoholism is a sneaky, insidious disease. I lost my Dad to it. People are ashamed to tell or admit. But THEY have to want to stop. They think they can handle it. Your daughter in law could have…"
"Hi Jill, I'm so very sorry about your son. It's too bad nobody knew how serious it all was. I lost my 18 year old son 3 months ago to a heroin overdose. It's a very awful place for a mother to be. The days are really…"
"Alcoholism is a horrible disease and because it is so stigmatized, it's hard to treat. I know because I lost a sister to the disease in 2003. I have friends who struggle with it every day. We also were a family that…"
I am not looking for judgement here. Please do not hurt me any further by judging what we did is right or wrong. I have already gotten my karma when he make the decision to give us up but it's the reason that I am not able to accept and move on..J and I met and fall in love at our previous workplace. J is married for 7 years with 2 kids when we know each other. Like any other affair, J told me he's not happy with his marriage. He had no more feelings for his wife and that things at home are…See More
"It is the hardest thing I ever did was plan his service n try to make it through the holidays n our anniversary shit this make through the days sometimes,I pray that I won't wake up the morning then it comes n I do n he not here it hard stay in…"
"hi there I am new to the group I recently lost my husband of almost 6 years, he was 43 years old. I am 38 and this is the hardest thing I have ever gone through. I currently take things one day at a time"
I never thought that I would be a widow in my forties. My friends can't relate and feel the need to comment on everything, even if they have no experience with grief. I know they mean well but only we know what we are going though.See More
I don't know if anyone reads this anymore but I lost my 33 year old beloved son just about 2 months ago. The first time I knew he was an alcoholic was on a Monday and he passed away the following Sunday. I saw a few tell tale signs now that I know but had no idea he drank everyday and I didn't know he even liked hard liquor. We had a great relationship even though we didn't see each other all the time we talked or texted at least a few times a week. He had definitely separated himself from the…See More
"Oh Connie - I know just how you feel. In fact I am in the process of re-writing my will. Instead of half going to my son and the other half going to my step daughter, I've decided to give my half to my niece and her son Kai who is…"
"My husband was officially diagnosed with Stage IV lung in March of 2014, after nearly a year of undiagnosed pain. By the time he was diagnosed he needed 200mg of Morphine to lessen the pain. I lived thru his agony and told him I would trade…"