Life as a Widower

A young widowed father opening up about living with loss

rising again

I’ve been going to counselling on and off for about two and a half years now. It’s not for everyone but I really value it. My experience of it now … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · 25 Comments

male pride

A few weeks ago when I was staying away from home with friends, I asked them if they ever get any genuine sense of satisfaction from their own personal achievements … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 6 Comments

the couch

I’ve started seeing a counsellor again. I first tried psychotherapy a couple of months after my wife was killed but it just didn’t work out. I suppose I had it … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 22 Comments

broken bones

I set aside time this week to properly concentrate on writing my book. I had a deadline that seemed to be way of in the distance but now appears to … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 7 Comments

dad’s birthday

This is guest post written by Nicola Murray¬† Nic Murray is an ex-colleague of mine who I think the world of. Soon after my wife died she wrote to me … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 14 Comments