Adjusting to life without a partner is a slow and difficult process and widowhood is not something people easily talk about. Friends and family often try their best, especially in the time immediately after the bereavement. Unfortunately many don’t really understand what a bereaved person is feeling unless they have experienced a similar loss.
The bereaved partner needs to feel that they are not alone, that there are others who do understand how they feel and will offer unconditional, non-judgemental support.
The philosophy behind Widow.ie is simple; “give the bereaved a place to speak“. This is where the forum on Widow.ie comes into its own, after joining people soon discover they are not alone. They learn of the many out there who are going through a similar loss and can share experiences and offer or, receive mutual support.