Grief support groups, condolence advice, funeral etiquette and more
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.
Started by Bonny Jones. Last reply by Diamond Jan 31.
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hello all hope everyone I s ok this is a hard time for me my Joe was a school bus driv.er for 30 years today he would be so excited to go back to work after summer. School buses now make me cry hope your up there in Heaven in a bus with Angels my Love Miss you baby
Welcome to our group Susan. I'm sorry for your loss that brought you to us. How special that you were able to reunite with your high school sweetheart. He truly is your soul mate.
I lost my husband Ken 2 1/2 yrs ago. He was 52 and we were together almost 30 years, married for 26 1/2 of them. Ken was also sick (not cancer) but we still didn't expect him to die when he did so we never said a true good-bye. This is something I will never get over so I do understand how you feel about it.
I hope you'll find the support here that you'll need to navigate this deep grief. None of my family/friends understand the loss of a spouse so when I found Legacy, it was a Godsend.
Hugs to you,
Jeanette McSherry everyone here understands loss and sorrow. Church was precious. Our pastor is a wonderful teacher and the sermon clarified certain aspects of my current feelings for me. I was facing what I spiritually see as a wall of serpents. I know I have to identify it as the lies of the enemy or lies within myself in order to break through. After he spoke there was no doubt in my mind. Even those of us with so much faith for others, tend to feel we are not worthy of healing or happiness. That we didn't do enough or love enough. That we could have somehow changed God's timing. His words made me see that He has everything in control He knows things we could never know. But as the song goes, "I am chosen not forgotten. I am what He says I am" And that is His beloved. Even with all of this revelation I slipped into a horrible depression. I was paralyzed. Barely managed to use the phone and ask for prayer. But God responded and the darkness lifted.
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
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