Gay and lesbians who have lost partners


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Started by jay william mclaughlin Dec 28, 2021. 0 Replies

My name is Jay.  On October 4, I lost my husband of 27 years.  He was the kindest and most gentle man I have ever known.   The holidays were rough--I've been on the verge of tears all the time. …Continue

Recent Loss

Started by Aaron R Gould. Last reply by John DiLorenzo Jr Aug 24, 2021. 2 Replies

On March 4th, 2021, my partner Kyle committed suicide, by shotgun to the head. I found him in his car, and have been feeling incredibly anxious and alone since then. He always struggled with mental…Continue

Lost my Partner of 5 years

Started by James James. Last reply by John Baluyut Apr 18, 2021. 3 Replies

Hello, My name is Jim.   Last month I lost my partner and best friend of 5 years unexpectedly.   The grief and sense of loss is so overwhelming,    In a single instance my life has been turned upside…Continue


Started by Tony Przybyla. Last reply by Kevin Dadouses Apr 18, 2020. 1 Reply

lost my partner of  42 yrs last may.  still hurts and this stay at home isolates even more. hard to move forward but am trying.  have been out of touch w/ gay community for last 15-20 yrs...due to…Continue

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Comment by jeannie staunton on December 22, 2010 at 11:16pm
at this time at night, probably the same one i went to ;-)
Comment by jeannie staunton on December 22, 2010 at 11:15pm
not tied?  use dyke tape? lmao....  j/k hun.. surprisingly   i'm awake too...:-)
Comment by jeannie staunton on December 22, 2010 at 11:12pm
sent  hun  MUAH..... <3
Comment by jeannie staunton on December 22, 2010 at 11:10pm
lol yes dear.. sent you a message on here.. should be in your in box... will send again to be on the safe side... hugssssssssssss
Comment by jeannie staunton on December 22, 2010 at 10:50pm
PS.. if you haven't already.. go to  love ya hun  hugssssssssss
Comment by jeannie staunton on December 22, 2010 at 10:47pm

thanks Jeanne..know your tired.. looking forward to talking further when you get home...  similar situation for me also..  my lover was in the process of getting a divorce, but hadn't done that yet... so when she passed, her husband stepped in and  took over.. never got to go to her funeral, or anything, tho i paid for it...then he tried to sue me for taking her away... unreal...

safe flight my friend  and Merry Christmas    big  hugssssssssss


Comment by jeannie staunton on December 22, 2010 at 5:01pm

Hey all... I lost my first lover  in a car accident.. I was driving...altho this was many years ago, it never totally goes away.. i still fondly remember her and what we had been to each other...  We were taking our first vacation together.. going to spend  5 days in P-Town-.. we lived in upstate New York...  we both worked the 3-11 shift, so after we had gotten out of work,   we finished packing the car and took off...  we did everything like we should.. alternate driving. she had her pepsi, i had my coffee... taking breaks as needed...  about 6 am   i was driving, she, sleeping...  i felt myself starting to nod off and thought i'd better find a place to stop and both nap for a bit...  we were by the Sturbridge exit on the mass pike...  the next think i knew..  we were under  the back  of an 18 wheeler...  i had fallen asleep...  i was fine.. minor injuries,  she wasn't...  the  corner of the trailer had come through the windshield and   had crushed the side of her head...  she was rushed to  U Mass Medical, made it through surgery,  but passed shortly afterwards... the loos and guilt i felt was unreal.. and i was also charged with vehicular man slaughter.. luckly i had a good lawyer, provided by the gay community  up there..  and a sympathetic judge.. was given a suspended sentence and community service.. after that was completed, my record was cleared...  i have learned over the years to deal with the pain and guilt.. but it never is completly gone... i feel that for what ever reason, it was time for her to " go home"..  it wasn't my time.. that i had more to accomplish...  so here i am...

i joined this group, because i have been there and do understand what's it's like to lost your lover, your friend...and if i can help others, am here..

 take care all..

hugssssssssss.. Jeannie



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