Loss of a Husband

Continuing bonds and making deceased loved ones a part of holiday seasons

By Louise McOrmond Plummer Since my beloved husband Ken’s death in 2016, Christmas has, for the most part, felt pretty ordinary. Being that we are now leading up to the 6th Christmas, one might suppose that I have become used to it, but the truth is, it still hurts, and at the risk of sounding like […]

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Continuing bonds and making deceased loved ones a part of holiday seasons

By Louise McOrmond Plummer Since my beloved husband Ken’s death in 2016, Christmas has, for the most part, felt pretty ordinary. Being that we are now leading up to the 6th Christmas, one might suppose that I have become used to it, but the truth is, it still hurts, and at the risk of sounding like

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A wife describes her husband’s final days dying of COVID: AfterTalk Weekly 4.6.22

Editor’s Note: we thought our members should read this first-person account of what it is like to be a spouse to a COVID victim during the disease’s final stages. We’ve altered a few facts to protect the anonymity of the author. We don’t agree with the author’s assertions that hospitals profit from treating extreme COVID

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MY FIVE YEAR JOURNEY … RECOVERED AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly 8.11.21

Editor’s Note: Five years ago Peggy Amler began a series of posts and poems about the loss of her husband, David. She recently sent me this one that benchmarks her five year journey. I’ve followed it with her first post, “Wasn’t It Just Yesterday?” This is a link to all her publications in AfterTalk: https://blog.aftertalk.com/page/3/?s=amler

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