"Hi Chris, I just wanted to see how you were doing, we both lost spouses about the same time frame. I hope you are doing a little better , Right now it seems like it is getting harder as I think reality is starting to hit, so wanted to see if you are…"
"Dear Chris,I just want to provide you with emotional and spiritual comfort. My heart really goes out to you. Losing someone you love will never feel right, no matter how common it is. You need time to heal. While you're healing, I want to bring…"
"hi Chris, I just noticed that you wrote your post on the day after my husband died, so we are both new at this, its very hard and my hubby passed after having had a stroke in January that he was getting better from with only his speech and…"
"Hello Joanne, and welcome. You have come to a good place here. I am sorry if no one responded yet...sometimes a new person will post somewhere we don,t all see it..otherwise you would have received many many responses...go to Bereved Spouses, and…"
"Life goes on around you. Yet you seem to stand still. Most people in my life say you're doing great. It's all a facade. I don't want anyone to feel uncomfortable around me and not fit in. Yes, it has been eight months since I lost my…"
I read your post this morning, and then I read another post by you...and I have been thinking about you ALL DAY. I am so sorry your husband died. ...yes, writing in a journal DOES help. It gets your feelings out, which is something very…"
"I too keep a journal. I started it on the tenth day after the passing of my husband. It was suggested in a grieving book I was reading that my sister gave me. It’s helping me work through my grief, if that is even…"
"Hi Chris ... How are you doing? We are here for you and you are part of our extended family; we know exactly how you feel. There are no wise words to tell you, but I do honestly know how you feel. Shortly after Ernie passed…"
"Thank you all for your sinsere and caring responses. It really does help to know that there are others who understand the depth and severity of the grief associated with losing a life mate. Never before have I experienced, nor could I ever…"
"Chris.......I'm am so sorry for the loss of your wife. I also understand your feelings of something that was supposed to help ended up taking away your most important, special person. I lost my husband in January 2016. He was…"
I am so sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found us. This community will support you and lift you up at times when you don't even think you can stand.
If you have not already, may I suggest contacting your local hospice.…"
"Chris, I feel you brother, it's been 4 years next month since my beloved wife Janice died, and I can affirm that the emotional anguish never truly goes away, it may quieten down with time, but never completely leaves the core of your being.…"
I am so very sorry for your terrible loss of your beloved wife so very recently. While all of us here have experienced the pain and turmoil resulting from our own personal losses, still every couple - every love - is unique and…"
"Dear Chris ... My deepest condolences of the loss of your beautiful companion. I am so sorry you had such a shock feeling she would be getting better from treatment and passing so suddenly. My husband Ernie passed April 27, 2011 at…"
"Hi Chria. You've come to a good place here. I am relatively new here, I wish I had found this site right after my husband Bob died, but I.ve only been here a few months.
All of us ask the same question, what are we going to do? .but there are…"
"Dear Chris. I'm so sorry for your loss. You've found a good place to express your thoughts here. There's so many people who have also experienced this raw and unbearable pain and grief. I too lost the love of my life--my husband was…"