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karen stephenson commented on Julie Dolsey-Weiss's group Multiple Losses Group
"I just lost my very best friend this week to sudden passing. She was only 58 years old. I am also 58 and going through a horrible divorce right now. Married 30 years. The worst possible time to lose someone I loved and needed so much. I am grieving…"
Apr 23
karen stephenson joined Julie Dolsey-Weiss's group
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Multiple Losses Group

I am creating this site for the many of us who have suffered several losses. I lost my mom, dad, grandma(2nd mom), grandpa, my beloved dog and divorce.Many of us have lost more than one person or event.Come share!See More
Apr 23
karen stephenson commented on Julie Dolsey-Weiss's group Traumatic, Sudden Loss
"Just lost my best friend to a sudden death. I am lost and desolate with grief. Don't know how I can go on now."
Apr 20
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Apr 20
karen stephenson posted a status
"I suffer from extreme anxiety and depression and just lost my best friend to sudden death this week. She was my comfort and rock of my life."
Apr 20
karen stephenson joined Niecy's group
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Compounded grief with existing anxiety and depression.

During the tragic loss of a loved one or having gone through several tragedies , be it death of a loved one, divorce , personal health issues, or getting older , ect. Sometimes the stress and depression compounded by grief can be debilitating and it may have us feel as if we are mourning our own deaths while we are grieving the loss of our loved ones , We feel as if our own lives are over , Being in this mode can make recovery a longer more confusing process for some. It can be uncomfortable to…See More
Apr 20
karen stephenson left a comment for karen stephenson
"Oh thank you. That is a beautiful quote. I'm sure your wife was a beautiful person in every way. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Bless your heart. Yes what you say is true. No one should live through abuse like this. Them to have it…"
Apr 20
Jerry left a comment for karen stephenson
"You are too great a person to be conquered by hatred and demeaning. No body ever should accept the life of abuse, life itself is tough enough and then loosing someone so dear, so special, so unexpectedly is the hardest thing you'll ever…"
Apr 20
karen stephenson left a comment for karen stephenson
"Her whole family is also devastated. She was loved by so many. I miss her so much already. It is so lonely without her and so hard to deal with that now in addition to abuse in relationship. But you are so right. Thank you for your wisdom. I truly…"
Apr 20
karen stephenson left a comment for karen stephenson
"Thank you so much for your Answer. I am so sorry for the loss of your fear wife. Yes you are so right life is too short. I know that painfully now. We still don't know what took her so quickly. Her family id"
Apr 20
Jerry left a comment for karen stephenson
"First of all, I'm so sorry, sudden and unexpected loss is so debilitating, as I too recently experience the sudden loss of my wonderful true love soulmate wife, with no cause in January. And second of all, as you now know, life is far too…"
Apr 20
karen stephenson left a comment for karen stephenson
"I just lost my best friend in all the world the other night due to sudden loss. No one knows yet why she passed. I Am desolate. We spoke every day for last five years and she was my rock. My heart sister more than anyone. I don't know if I can…"
Apr 19
karen stephenson is now a member of Online Grief Support - A Social Community
Apr 19

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About Me:
58 years old female who lives in Houston, tx one child married . very kind and understanding I am told love people and love to listen
About my Loss:
just lost my best friend the other night to sudden death

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At 4:19pm on April 20, 2017, karen stephenson said…
Oh thank you. That is a beautiful quote. I'm sure your wife was a beautiful person in every way. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Bless your heart. Yes what you say is true. No one should live through abuse like this. Them to have it degrade further with sudden loss is terrible. Especially with such a close and cherished friend. I just feel so lost right now. We spoke every day for five years. She was always there now she is not. I'm at a loss on this. Have not felt this grief since I lost my sweet mother to breast cancer. She was also my best friend and I did not have one until I met my friend who passed many years later. She filled such a huge void in my life on a daily basis. She was my rock and touchstone. I'm sure you more than understand. I trying so hard to make it a life I can be at peace with. I'm so proud of you for doing it in the face of such tragedy. You are a very strong and amazing person. A true inspiration. Thank you so much for being here in this dark time. I humbly thank you.
At 10:53am on April 20, 2017, Jerry said…

You are too great a person to be conquered by hatred and demeaning. No body ever should accept the life of abuse, life itself is tough enough and then loosing someone so dear, so special, so unexpectedly is the hardest thing you'll ever experience. "Make you, a beautiful world because You have lived in it" Edward Bok wrote in 1929, my wife's favorite quote, learned upon visiting his garden in Florida. I now work harder at doing so, but I do it.

At 10:25am on April 20, 2017, karen stephenson said…
Her whole family is also devastated. She was loved by so many. I miss her so much already. It is so lonely without her and so hard to deal with that now in addition to abuse in relationship. But you are so right. Thank you for your wisdom. I truly apptrciate it.
At 10:22am on April 20, 2017, karen stephenson said…
Thank you so much for your Answer. I am so sorry for the loss of your fear wife. Yes you are so right life is too short. I know that painfully now. We still don't know what took her so quickly. Her family id
At 9:47am on April 20, 2017, Jerry said…

First of all, I'm so sorry, sudden and unexpected loss is so debilitating, as I too recently experience the sudden loss of my wonderful true love soulmate wife, with no cause in January. And second of all, as you now know, life is far too short to live in a agonizing relationship, so don't wait a minute and get the hell out of that situation, you've got nothing to loose but your happiness, now compromised even more. 3rd, take deep slow breathes to get through the panics that you will have often. Take control of yourself, you are only part of this world for short time and don't need to be suffering. That person you lost, will expect you to do what's right for YOU, and you need to do that in their honor. Please take charge and make you right with YOUR world.

At 9:51pm on April 19, 2017, karen stephenson said…
I just lost my best friend in all the world the other night due to sudden loss. No one knows yet why she passed. I
Am desolate. We spoke every day for last five years and she was my rock. My heart sister more than anyone. I don't know if I can go on without her. I am in an abusive marriage and my husband is no support at all. She helped me keep my sanity when he abused me so much. Just feeling total sadness and loss at such a wonderful person and friend. I don't know what to do. Thank you for being here.
 
 
 

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