The following comment was posted last week on a past Widower Wednesday column. My response follows the comment. Note: For readability, I've broken the comment below into paragraphs. So I would like to get some input on this matter. I am the adult child of a recent widower. My mother and father were married 45 years, the last couple of which were rocky due to some mental and health issues of my Mom.
6 Things That Helped Me Survive After My Father Passed Away
This spring marked ten years since I lost my mother. My mother was prone to frequent mood swings, but she also talked to my two older brothers and me multiple times a day, and going off the grid was completely out of character. How does someone just vanish? And why?
So sorry for your loss. I too lost my Mom who was my best friend , and shortly after, my dad started to see someone. They were married for 50 years! It has not been easy, to say the least!
Skip navigation! Laura Pitcher. I was I reminded myself of his words often in the following years, usually following a breakup. But when my longest relationship ended late last year, my dad was no longer able to give me the same speech.