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A continutaion of the "When a Spouse or Partner Dies" thread.
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This might be a rough time for many of you. Do what you feel you need to do to get through it. Remember, someone is here almost all the time to talk to you.
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Hey guys...there is a new member, Susan..who posted this morning, but I have no idea where..so I sent her a reply directing her here. Hopefully she will find this page...and not let the initial difficulties of posting here discourage her. I know it took me all day to get it right when I first came here, so I hope she finds us.
Deborah ... What a wonderful thing to do with the balloons and I'm sure Greg was right there with you. I get helium balloons and write love notes on it and take it Ernie's favorite river and let it fly to the heavens hoping he'll catch it. I too have tears to this day when special occasions arise, but the tears are over much quicker and then it's on with life.
Oh Mary ... You're a pip! Of course you NEVER offend any of us. That's why we're hear to say what we feel and when frustrated or angry it's good to get it out of your system and I commend you for that. I have to I laugh at some of your post; NOT LAUGHING AT YOU, but just the way you express yourself. It's like reading a over the top novel never knowing what is coming next. LOL
Love you for YOU
I went and got Greg balloons for his pond for our anniversary this morning, have been fighting tears all day but the day is almost over and with all the special days I will make it thru it as we all do
Mary Jane I agree with Steve, no one should have to be afraid of offending anyone on here, I feel like its a safe zone for us all to vent as long as its not racial Im good
Mary.Jane - you never have to apologize for anything you say on this site...if we start thrown stones at each other we would all have a lot of bruises...Your comments inspire me personally to think in ways I hadn't thought of before. That is why I love this forum...we do not judge each other. Too bad the rest of the outside world seems to think that is ok along with bullying and a host of other bad manners. You dear heart have a lot to say and we all manage to support each other with our posts, inquiries, questions and insights. Keep on being yourself, that is why people love you dear sister.
quote from Maya Angelou:
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Hello everyone. I have a question for you. Sometimes after I post, I get worried that I might have said the wrong thing, or overstepped any boundaries. There are lots of times I tend to run my (mouth) keyboard and I worry about that all the time.
I also have a terrible habit of apologizing all the time! For everything! Even stuff I have no control over! Friends and family have told me over and over to “STOP APOLOGIZING” for everything. I don,t think I was like this before Bob died...I just always feel if I say I am sorry, things will be better. Yes, I am weird. LOL
Deb, my apologies..I DIDN,t see your post. I know today is your anniversary...and it is so very difficult.
In a sense, I experienced the same feelings..so I know how crushing it is It took me 18 months before it hit me, like a blow to the head, that this was real...I would never hear his laughter or hug his solid chest, while we stood in the West window and watched a pretty sunset together..with our arms around each other we would say in tandem “A tender moment” I remember exactly where I was..walking through the kitchen, the moment realization kicked in, and the horrible pain nearly dropped me to my knees.
I will always be his wife, and he will be my husband until the day I die. That is just how it will always be for me. Sometimes, I can feel him here, so I talk to him...but lately that seems to be fading...I think it is the stress of trying to relocate..and my fears he won,t be able to find me...but that is silly, because he doesn,t live in this house, he lives in my heart, and always will.
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