Lost my soulmate

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Lost my soulmate

Hi all, three months ago I lost my wife of nearly 21 years. We were homebodies, totally content in each other's company, but now I have noone.


She was also my carer, and I'm finding it hard to look after myself.


She lasted 19 months after being diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer.


How do you all cope?

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Re: Lost my soulmate


I'm very sorry to hear about your wife. This is very sad.

If you don't mind my asking, what is your condition required care?  Is there some home help that would be able to assist?

The loss is very difficult. It gets easier over time, but the memories will remain.

Have discuss this with your GP?

Maybe some grief counselling might be able you to process and deal with this grief.



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Re: Lost my soulmate

I have ME, Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia.


So far I'm just coping, just doing what needs to be done to exist. I am also having counseling.


Thank you for your concern.

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