Life as a Widower

A young widowed father opening up about living with loss

poster girl

This is a guest post by Nancy Linihan and is the third in this blog’s Inspiring Friends series.  At my wife’s funeral I gave a eulogy entitled Being Desreen. Throughout the tribute I invited the congregation … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 7 Comments

desreen dress

This is a guest post by James New and Jessica Richard, and the second in this blog’s Inspiring Friends series.  My wife loved fashion. It was not only what she spent most of her … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

our desreen

This poem is a guest post by Gareth Williams and the first in this blog’s Inspiring Friends series.  When I first met Desreen nine years ago I lived in a shared flat … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · 7 Comments

inspiring friends

A few days after my wife died I opened up a new email account and asked people to send me their memories of her. At the time the messages I … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 7 Comments

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 http://www.lifeasawidower.com clocked its 700,000th view – a … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 18 Comments

valentine’s day

This is a guest post by Cj M Swaby NLP wellness coach, writer and speaker, 33-year-old Cj M Swaby lost his brother; the singer, musician, husband, son and uncle, Lynden … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 15 Comments

guest posts

Monday 3rd February will mark four weeks since lifeasawidower.com launched. In that short space of time the blog has already seen a quarter of a million views, connected many widowers … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 10 Comments