Loss of a Spouse

Advice for a daughter who lost her soldier husband

Dear Dr. Neimeyer, My 23 year old daughter lost her husband two years ago. He was a soldier and her high school sweetheart. He was killed in a car accident on a military base. She is so lost and devastated. She feels like she has lost her identity and has questioned everything in life now. […]

Advice for a daughter who lost her soldier husband Read More »

Mourning a Former Spouse: Disenfranchised Grief: Reader Comments

Mourning a Former Spouse: Disenfranchised Grief: Reader Comments Editor’s Note: This is a rarely discussed topic, but in a country where 40-50% of couples file for divorce, it is an inevitability. Since Dr. Neimeyer addressed this in a post several years ago, we have received many comments. Here is a link to the original article:

Mourning a Former Spouse: Disenfranchised Grief: Reader Comments Read More »

Recent Reader Comments on Dr. Neimeyer’s columns on the loss of a husband

“My wonderful husband of 55 years on August 19 died with cardiac arrest this past June. I am so heartbroken. I have many, many cards and Mass cards with so many words of love for him and me and they are most comforting. However, I am lost. My children are wonderful and for the first

Recent Reader Comments on Dr. Neimeyer’s columns on the loss of a husband Read More »

Mourning a Former Spouse: Disenfranchised Grief: Reader Comments

Mourning a Former Spouse: Disenfranchised Grief: Reader Comments Editor’s Note: This is a rarely discussed topic, but in a country where 40-50% of couples file for divorce, it is an inevitability. Since Dr. Neimeyer addressed this in a post several years ago, we have received many comments. Here is a link to the original article:

Mourning a Former Spouse: Disenfranchised Grief: Reader Comments Read More »

Recent Reader Comments on Dr. Neimeyer’s columns on the loss of a husband

“My wonderful husband of 55 years on August 19 died with cardiac arrest this past June. I am so heartbroken. I have many, many cards and Mass cards with so many words of love for him and me and they are most comforting. However, I am lost. My children are wonderful and for the first

Recent Reader Comments on Dr. Neimeyer’s columns on the loss of a husband Read More »

Loss of Financial Security…

Editor’s Note: Loss of Financial Security is a repost we thought would be very relevant in these troubled times. Dear Dr. Neimeyer, My husband died two years ago. I also lost my home of more than a quarter century. and had to file for bankruptcy due to his passing. I have no idea how to get over

Loss of Financial Security… Read More »

After sudden death of a husband, finding meaning in life: Responses to a Recent Post

Here are some comments posted in response to a recent Ask Dr. Neimeyer post about the sudden death of a husband [some details were changed for anonymity}. I lost my husband this December. So it has been over a month. I cannot sleep or eat. I have to lay on the couch and cannot stand

After sudden death of a husband, finding meaning in life: Responses to a Recent Post Read More »

Responses to a Recent Ask Dr. Neimeyer Post about Sudden Death

Editor’s Note:  I don’t think we’ve ever had as many comments as we have to a recent post “After the Sudden Death of a Husband, finding meaning in life.” Here are a few of them: B1:…I relate, I lost my husband … I am still grieving terribly. I am in your shoes as far as

Responses to a Recent Ask Dr. Neimeyer Post about Sudden Death Read More »

Scroll to Top