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Deciding whether or not to continue wearing your wedding ring after the passing of your spouse is a deeply personal choice, and there’s no right or wrong answer. Some people choose to keep wearing their ring as a symbol of their enduring love and commitment, while others may choose to remove it as a part […]

February 1, 2024

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Grief is the normal process of dealing with a significant loss, such as losing your spouse. It can last for weeks, months or longer and is an individual experience that may vary from person to person. I think grief looks like I’m all over the place instead of on a straight line.  The following are […]

January 13, 2024

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Losing a loved one is undoubtedly one of the most challenging experiences anyone can face. The pain of grief can feel overwhelming, consuming, and unrelenting. It’s a journey through darkness, where the weight of loss can seem insurmountable. However, amidst the darkness, there can be unexpected gifts waiting to be discovered. Let’s explore the profound […]

January 9, 2024

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1st YEAR

The loss of a spouse is a deeply emotional and challenging experience, and it can unfortunately lead to significant changes in relationships. There are several potential reasons why some friends may have distanced themselves after your husband’s passing. While these reasons may not apply to all individuals, they can shed light on common factors that […]

January 2, 2024

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Losing friends after becoming a widow can happen for a variety of reasons, and it’s a common experience for many people who have lost a spouse. Here are a few potential reasons why this might be happening: 1. Change in Social Dynamics: When a person becomes a widow, the social dynamics within their friend group […]

December 20, 2023

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1st MONTH

Losing a parent can be an incredibly difficult and emotional experience for children. They may be experiencing a wide range of emotions, including sadness, confusion, fear, and anger. It’s important to remember that everyone grieves differently, and children may not have the same coping mechanisms as adults. Here are a few reasons why your kids […]

December 17, 2023

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1st WEEK

“Beauty for ashes” is a phrase derived from the Bible. It’s a reminder that from the ashes of despair, beauty and healing can emerge. Isaiah 61:3 reads, “To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit […]

December 11, 2023

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1st YEAR

Telling a child that a loved one has passed away is an incredibly difficult and delicate task. It’s natural for parents and caregivers to want to shield children from pain, but it’s important to approach the situation with honesty, empathy, and reassurance. Here are some guidelines for discussing the loss of a loved one with […]

December 9, 2023

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1st DAY

Navigating sexual intimacy after the loss of a loved one can be a deeply personal and complex experience. Grief can have a significant impact on a person’s emotions and their ability to engage in physical and emotional intimacy. It’s important to recognize that there is no right or wrong way to approach this issue, as […]

December 5, 2023

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1st MONTH

Have flowers ever bothered you after a funeral? After the loss of a loved one, it’s not uncommon for individuals to experience a wide range of emotions, and these emotions can be triggered by seemingly ordinary things, such as flowers. While the reasons for feeling a certain way about flowers or any other reminders of […]

December 5, 2023

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1st MONTH

Individuals who have experienced the loss of a spouse are acutely aware of the value of what they have. Widows embrace gratitude and refuse to take anything for granted. They are appreciative of the people and things in their lives and are less likely to overlook or underestimate their significance. Not taking anything for granted […]

November 1, 2023

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1st YEAR

Few things in life are as devastating as the loss of a spouse. Although the intensity of grief may lessen over time, it is not likely to disappear completely. You will learn to live with it and find ways to cope. It is not unusual to feel waves of grief at unexpected times, such as […]

October 13, 2023

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1st YEAR

Sexual intimacy after the death of a spouse can be a deeply personal and sensitive topic. Each person’s experience and feelings about intimacy and relationships after the loss of a spouse are unique and can be influenced by a variety of factors, including the nature of the relationship with the deceased spouse, cultural and religious […]

September 20, 2023

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1st YEAR