Life as a Widower

A young widowed father opening up about living with loss

your words

Yesterday I published a post about the comments I have received since I started the blog seven months ago. By the end of the day clocked its 700,000th view – a … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 18 Comments

like this

I’ve been gradually falling into a low mood for several weeks. The word depressed in its clinical sense is wrong, because I am not ill. But in its way of … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 33 Comments

annabel’s angels

This is a special Father’s Day guest post by Simon Hancox Simon’s wife Annabel was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in April 2012. She died just after Christmas last year, … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

inverted commas

Five months ago this week I set up this blog with just one intention. I wanted to help other young widowers find someone who could relate to the hell they … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 21 Comments

new year

This is a Facebook post from my personal account that I wrote just before midnight on New Year’s Eve.  2012. Almost half of our son’s life. Our first (and only) … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · 14 Comments

logging off

When a person from the Facebook generation dies, their friends can do something that wouldn’t have been possible a decade ago. They can quickly visit one single page online and … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 20 Comments