I have really enjoyed contributing to this blog, but now it is time to move on and giver others a chance to share. I thought over time I would find other widows and widowers to connect with, but it hasn’t really happened. However, as I reflect over my life, it makes sense because my life experience has always been outside the norm—I have always felt isolated from society which is what made my wife so special. She gave me a deep, deep connection with her for 15 years, and now, I have this deep, deep connection with my daughter.
Overall, I need to stop looking for people to connect with in regards to my grief because no one can relate to my expeinces 100 ercent. The best I can do is find different people to connect with different parts of my life—no one will relate to every part of who I am.
I wish all of the best with your grief!