Every widow needs time to grieve, and your broken heart will heal. I know that’s easier said than done, but you are the one that controls this crazy journey. Don’t curl up into a fetal position and drop out of … Read More
What do you think about dating within the first year of being a widow? This is a complicated topic and even widows have different opinions on this issue. What’s important is that no matter what we think, we always respect … Read More
It’s not easy when your grieving to kick the worry habit, but it’s worth it. First, let’s define what “worry” is – it is fear, a lack of facts and a waste of mental energy. Next, what can you do … Read More
There are always going to be people out there expressing their opinion about what a widow should or should not be doing. The only opinion that matters is your own.
For widows to fix what isn’t working, they must first acknowledge their part in the problem. It should come as no surprise to learn that you are responsible for the way you treat people, and in turn how people treat … Read More
In another time widows had to wear black for a year and not be seen having fun. Thank goodness times have changed, but yet, below the surface are people still judging widows?
Widowed by suicide – your heart and brain are in conflict and they are pulling you apart. Your heart wants to grieve for the loss of your husband, the loss of having someone to love and that your on your … Read More
A Widow’s basic needs are fairly simple: Love – belonging, friendships, involvement Power – being in control, recognition, skill Fun – Laughter, play, enjoyment, hobbies Freedom – having a choice, independence, money, health Love means belonging, relationships at work, social … Read More
As a widow, I’ve had people say hurtful things after Donnie died. It took me years to realize that they just didn’t really understand how they sounded. I’m sure that most of them didn’t mean to hurt my feelings, but … Read More
The decisions we widows make every single day are what builds the foundation of our future. Some are small decisions – should I walk today or set and watch T.V.? Some are life decisions that have more of an affect … Read More