Posts Tagged 'widowed'

Joe’s Irish Journey

Joe’s Irish Journey

Grieving is the same everywhere. Another entry in Joe’s Journal.

I have just come back from a vacation/meet the relatives visit to Ireland. This was my first trip back since my wife died. She was also Irish and came to Canada with me 36 years ago, just after our honeymoon. My close relatives and friends had their first opportunity to confirm that I was not only on the road to recovery but I was the same person they had known. ...

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Getting on With Life After a Partner Dies

Jane Brody writes about the challenges of juggling yard work, finances and home repairs after the death of her husband Richard in March.
Every year millions are thrust into the role of widow and widower, forced to learn how to cope on their own, after many years of sharing life’s chores with another. Some have the help of grown children or friends who live nearby, but even they are often faced with tackling tasks their late spouses had done.
 

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