moving forward

Bereaved spouses and partners

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moving forward

No. of entries: 3 | Posted on 29 Apr 2013 10:54
  • Hi Alan I am glad you were able to move on after your first wife passed, but sadly to have to go through it all again . People keep telling me your only. 55 and John has been gone two years in two days time,but I know I will never want any one else for me I had 34 years with a wonderful man and very lucky, and I can't explain but no one will ever replace John, and I know I have to make a life on my own, and hoping I won't go on until I am Hundred. Carole xx
  • Carole, I feel like you do about still being married...... I complained at work today about a campaign they have about avoiding heart attacks - I told them I'd rather have a heart attack and go quite young than suffer from cancer, or live long into old age.... they were a little taken aback that I relish my high cholesterol !!! ( Don't let on I have given up cheese to try to lower it!)
    Penelope
  • I did not go looking for another partner Carole, I did not expect to marry again, I too was 55 when I lost Florence... Eirwen and I just happened out of the blue, totally unexpected and a bit of a whirlwind, if either of us had spent too much time thinking about it, it may not have happened, and now I would not have missed that nine years for anything as it was a privilege to be her husband. Marrying Eirwen did not diminish my feelings for Florence, but did help me to cope far better with them...  but as you say I am now paying the price as grieving for both of them.. nothing for nothing in this life.........

    Alan X

    " MACWARRIORS " attributed to LittleJen early 2013 ... (and borrowed by me ever since). " To take your loved ones forward into your new life safe in your hearts forever " .. (attributed to me early 2013)

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