Now that life has changed for your widowed friend you may feel uncomfortable when you talk with her. What should you say? Should you always start by asking how she is doing or should you just pretend everything is the same as before?
Widowhood equals crying. It is just that simple. Widows need to cry in order to relieve the stress and pain associated with loss. Most widows don’t want those around them to see them cry. Crying shows vulnerability. Even those g
Oh no, he didn’t really DIE, did he? Her husband died and now your friend is a WIDOW. You ask yourself what you should or shouldn’t do to help and you come up blank. Fear of saying the wrong thing paralyzes you. You want to “make it b
It’s February, and along with cold weather and snow in many parts of the world, there are red Valentine’s Day hearts everywhere! TV commercials are for jewelry stores with heart pendants, candy hearts abound, and Valentine’s Day cards a
“Who I Was Born to Be” is sung by Susan Boyle on her first CD, “I Dreamed a Dream”. This song’s lyrics have touched my heart. Here are some of the lyrics: When I was a child I could see the wind in the trees And I heard a song in the b
Getting back into life after being widowed is difficult but not impossible. I speak from first-hand experience since I have been widowed twice by cancer. I had married my first husband while still very young and living at home. When my