Gay and lesbians who have lost partners Discussions (69)

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Is how I feel Normal?

I lost my partner of 25 years suddenly  just over 6 months ago (18 July 2013) and people keep saying I should go to counselling sessions bu…

Started by Des Lyttle

5 Apr 30, 2014
Reply by Erick Querci


I don't know where to begin, so I will go to the beginning! I met Chris when I was 14 and he was 16. He was my first boyfriend and, as alwa…

Started by Dave

2 May 1, 2013
Reply by Elton Young


Hello again everyone. I hope this finds you all doing well, or at least coping to the best of your abilities. This holiday season was diff…

Started by Katie

6 Dec 28, 2012
Reply by Kamala Burden

Moving on is so hard!

I've had the extraordinary experience of being in love at a young age. It started out as a close friendship then developed. We did everythi…

Started by Marlon Frederick

6 Dec 17, 2012
Reply by Jerry Matheny

A sudden loss

I don't really know how to begin this, so I suppose I'll just dive right in. Last Sunday I received a phone call from a friend of my girlfr…

Started by Katie

4 Dec 14, 2012
Reply by Nancy Kennedy

It's been unbearable and I am confused, lost, and feel misguided

God, it is just awful and painful to not have any recollection or memories of anything, especially of happy ones of past nine or 10 years,…

Started by Al

1 Oct 26, 2012
Reply by Nancy Kennedy

Desperately missing him

I found my beloved partner of 19 years on Friday morning, lying on his bathroom floor, struggling for air. He had already suffered a massiv…

Started by David Miller

4 Oct 24, 2012
Reply by Nancy Kennedy

Missing Todd is more than I can bear.

I posted this earlier on the Bereaved Spouses page. I need to share my grief burden here today. The pain is still sharp and I am having a h…

Started by Brent Pettit

12 Sep 22, 2012
Reply by Brent Pettit

My life consists of just putting one foot in front of the other

My partner died from small cell cancer in 2007.  We had a 17 year loving relationship and when she left this existence, I seriously doubted…

Started by Rebecca Rude

2 Sep 22, 2012
Reply by Mandy Vetter

Having a hard time coping

My partner of over 30 years passed away almost 2 months ago. He was 20 years older than me so I always knew that he would possibly pass bef…

Started by Darrell Sours

14 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Darrell Sours


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