I am hanging in there. The last couple of days have been tearful. I am so grateful I have this group to talk with and my sister to cry with. One of the hardest things for me to deal with is feeling so alone.
It was 2 months April 14th since…"
"Robin I feel the same way, I just feel a little comfort being surrounded by her pictures but I can't really look at them for too long because I just wanna go back to that time. My grief is apart of me, it's a wound that will never heal or…"
"I recently lost my partner. I thought I was okay. Then I realized I am not. I feel lonely.
I feel sad especially when my partner's brother felt entitled to our savings which was in my partner's bank account. My partner did not leave a Will…"
"I'm in the same boat as you Theresa. My moms 2 yr anniversary was the 15th. Easter was hard! I agree the first year is a fog, and the second one is harder in a different way - it seems so much more real and permanent. Finding ways to carry on…"
"Bluebell, thank you so much, I had to do the same thing 17 years ago when my dad died.
I hope you are hanging in there, it takes time. Like I said before the first year after my mom passed, I was in a haze, I just couldn't see through the…"
"Himmorgan, I have just found and read this am I in bits, it's 6 weeks since my world came to an end and I still finding it hard to just keep breathing everyday let alone function as a person. I to have no children, I don't really have…"
"Thanks for checking in on us, Theresa.
Easter and the two year mark of my mom's passing were within two days of each other, so it was tough, especially Easter Day, which I was mostly alone for. The rest of the time I was with my husband and…"
"Count me in...I cannot find any reason to live. I have gotten much better at functioning. But reason? Nope. I am simply going through the motions. There are still nuclear moments mostly lasting anywhere from five…"
What does success in coping with death mean to you? Does it mean you can now walk your dog through the neighborhood and actually look up and smile as people go by? Does it mean you went and bought flowers for the oak barrel that has been neglected for the past year? Does it mean you made chocolate chip cookies for the first time in God knows how long? Or did you just go for a ride without crying or talk to your kids about something stupid and inconsequential? There are no secret answers…See More
"me too Maxey, I have one brother who would miss me, and that would be it. If it weren't for him, I'd probably kill myself... but my mother was strong until she passed 2 years ago :( She never killed herself despite all the loss she…"
"And now I am trying to get my folks to move in with me. They are staying here because their house got contaminated with mold. I thank my hunny because the house is already set up for them because of him,and it has been helpful to me to call…"
"I've been heartbroken before, I've been through a painful divorce, my daughter moving out to be with her dad, my parents divorced, 3 surgeries and nothing hurts like the loss of spouse . Nothing. All that other stuff roled up together…"
"Crystal...the puppies and the kids keep you going...my daughter got married this weekend. I don't think she realized that the actual date of her marriage was 6 months after my hunny died.And, luckily, or torment,not sure...my folks have…"