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Grief that hits you at odd moments
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While grocery shopping I noted a man sitting waiting for his wife as I surmised, my husband used to do wait patiently for me. It hit me hard that I no longer had anyone waiting for me.  So alone…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by bluebird Jun 10.

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bluebird replied to lorraine knight's discussion Grief that hits you at odd moments
"Yep, I get it. I just had a 15 minute crying jag which was set off by looking at a photo a woman posted of her husband and their dog, titled something like "This girl has been trying to steal my husband since day one".  I'm…"
Jun 10
dream moon JO B replied to lorraine knight's discussion Grief that hits you at odd moments
"i no wen dad died thng or dad needs 2 get theses ilget thm by thm thn relzie his gon i did or teats runnin on me i did stil doon off or fogetin 2 pay for my shopinn i ddi thn fo shi shops i did uses locktlyy i did new me thy did do thy do  coz…"
Jun 9
morgan replied to lorraine knight's discussion Grief that hits you at odd moments
"I remember in the first several months going to the supermarket, and in particular one time, I ended up standing in a corner of one of the freezer aisles just crying my eyes out.  I stood there with my face pressed into the corner of the last…"
Jun 9
M Adams replied to lorraine knight's discussion Grief that hits you at odd moments
"Grocery shopping seems to be full of memories for many of us.  My husband loved food and shopping for food -- he was such a great cook -- so we almost always shopped together.  Shopping for food alone feels wrong -- it is still so strange…"
Jun 9
dream moon JO B replied to lorraine knight's discussion Grief that hits you at odd moments
"yep i get evn 6 or 10 yrs pepeelis still hit by it evn longr "
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Grief that hits you at odd moments

While grocery shopping I noted a man sitting waiting for his wife as I surmised, my husband used to do wait patiently for me. It hit me hard that I no longer had anyone waiting for me.  So alone after 36 years.......See More
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I am a mother, grandmother and now a widow. I am a retired nurse, love gardening, reading and artistic quilting. I like taking long jokes and nature.
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Recent loss of husband of 35 years

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