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Janet Angelone replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"Hi Mike,  I am so very sorry for your loss. The pain is almost impossible to bear. I would like to invite you to a different support group that I think you would find more beneficial. Please use this link…"
Mar 19
Mike C replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"I too was saved by my best friend and dear companion Richard who passed away last week. I am in such pain and suffering over his death as he was taken way too soon. He was a sweet man and cancer took him. I dont know how to move on but Im trying .…"
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David Heggi replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"Thank you again, Janet, Wow!  your relationship went way back. It has to be true:  the longer we love, the longer we grieve. How did you fare with the loss of your job and your shop? The loss of a loved one is not an isolated tragedy; it…"
Nov 19, 2017
Janet Angelone replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"David, You don't have to be in dire straits to post anything. And, yes I did post my story here a while back. Judy and I were together 22 years but, knew each other about 20 years before even got together. We owned an auto repair shop which she…"
Nov 19, 2017
David Heggi replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"Thank you for your kind concern, Janet. I try not to write when I am not in a genuine crisis like running the streets screaming :)  Yes, my David and I had a very "dynamic" relationship.  I fell in love with the person he became…"
Nov 19, 2017
Janet Angelone replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"David,  Are you ok? I am getting worried since you have not responded in a couple days. Please let me know how you are! Janet Angelone"
Nov 19, 2017
Janet Angelone replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"David, I saw you post on that site. You said Hi in one post then you posted a long one about how your partner wasn't so nice then had a brain aneryism (spelling ?) and turned into this super nice guy the last 16-17 years. That was you…"
Nov 17, 2017
David Heggi replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"Thank you, Janet, My need to connect becomes so critical that when I do find a kind person like yourself I open the floodgates and it all flows out.  It's probably normal in this stage of my grief; still, it seems to me that I'm…"
Nov 17, 2017
Janet Angelone replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"David,  I just sent you a message through FB. You are definitely not alone. This grief is brutal to say the least. Reach out anytime either here or message me or on the other site. I think you will find that the other site is way more helpful…"
Nov 17, 2017
David Heggi replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"Thank you for your kind reply, Janet. I have joined the support group you suggest, just waiting for "admin" to add me. Of course I assume you have lost a loved one; I'm new and all thumbs here so I don't know everyone yet. I lost…"
Nov 16, 2017
Janet Angelone replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"David, Hi. Somehow I got your message in my email about having trouble navigating this site. I see that you have replied to Robert C. who last posted in May 2016. If you follow this link you find a support group on Facebook that is way easier to…"
Nov 16, 2017
David Heggi replied to robert j crowley's discussion He saved me - now he's gone who will save me now? in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"Hi Robert, As I am new in my loss (21/2 months)  I am not sure how to navigate this site - I may even have replied to you before.  Forgive me. Wow!  your story is mine too:  not able to work, moving to be with family in another…"
Nov 13, 2017
David Heggi replied to robert j crowley's discussion 6 months went by and something released in me. Still VERY ANGRY but able to function in the group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
"Hi Robert, My heart aches for you. I too am terrified, and am more or less in your same position - the facts of life do not give us a hall pass.  Losing your loved one, losing your livelyhood, relocating - each one of these traumas would…"
Nov 11, 2017

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45 and lost - only 9 years they went by so fast

Posted on May 3, 2016 at 4:30pm 1 Comment

Richard was so full of life. He passed on 11/4/15 after 4 mos of battling stomach cancer.  WHY didn't I push him more years before to get checked more thoroughly at the DR.  I said to him years before that he didn't look right.  He jokingly replied "oh well maybe I am dying."  Well sadly he was right.  I told him for years that sleeping 12 hours a day was not normal and I thought he was just depressed.  We were so busy working and just trying to make it in life that we missed the fact that…

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At 6:30pm on June 8, 2016, Anna Shurtliff said…

I just want my pain to stop. I held my Daddy in my arms while he died Dec 29, 2002. It was hard but I had Mommy to help me through. Now, I'm alone.

At 3:50pm on June 8, 2016, Gregg Yazzie said…

HI Robert, Sorry I missed the chat. Thanks for the welcome to the site and the prayers for us both. I look forward to communicating with you so that perhaps we may help one another. I am feeling down because it s been 1 month today I lost Joe. I want to cry, but its probably not too appropriate at work. I usually take a drive to do that. I want to call him all the time from work. I used to do that randomly just to hear his voice. I find myself reaching for my cell phone and realize in that same second I cant call him. It sucks and my heart drops. I do not like weekend because they now seem so long. I used to wish time would slow down when Joe was sick so I could be with him longer. Now, I wish time would just fly on by. The reality I have to deal with. Thanks again Robert for your correspondence. Love and peace. Gregg

At 3:02pm on May 3, 2016, Mark Pace said…
Dear Robert, just to small message to say you are not alone. I lost My partner after 25 years of being together, I felt I couldn't breath, life keeps going and I feel that that if you have not lost your partner you have no idea what it feels like, all I wanted to do was crawl into bed and do nothing, I suppose it was good it was not possible as since it was so sudden there was so much administration to do or I would have lost everything. I felt so alone and after 10 months I meet someone else, it was far too soon but life was slipping away, and I wanted so much to survive. Now it is nearly two years and sometimes it is still hard, but better.
I promise it does get better.
Take care
Mark
At 12:52pm on May 3, 2016, Richard Turner said…

Hi, Robert.   This group helps - it helps to simply say everything you're feeling - because every single person on this site has gone through it, or is going through it.  Nobody understands until you go through it.  What everybody says about it being a process is true - even though right now you doubt how that can be the case.  But joining here is a start.....and it does get better.

At 5:12pm on March 9, 2016, Arvin Bain said…

Hi there Robert.  Just extending my welcome to you.  If you need someone to communicate with, I think I can help.  Just let me know.  Hope you're having a good day.  TTYL

 
 
 

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