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Old 03-06-2009, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Incognito
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A week, a month, a year, a decade? How long is it acceptable?
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:25 PM
 
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Is there an acceptable time frame to mourn the loss of your spouse? That is a tough question and I don't know that I would ever stop mourning my husband. That may be an unhealthy response but I would be hard pressed to imagine my life without him and not missing him.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:25 PM
 
Location: Mayberry
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What are you talking about? Until you date again or marry again or what? It's all a personal thing.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:28 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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My mom was with her boyfriend for six or seven years when he passed away from a heart attack. She was so devastated that she had a mild heart attack the same day from the trauma.. He treated her like she was the queen of the universe and she would tell me that she didn't think she'd date again because she wouldn't be able to put up with someone that treated her any less than he did. Three and a half years later, she started dating again and is now married to a man that treats her like a maid/nanny.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:28 PM
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Location: NC/SC Border Patrol
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The rest of my life. We have been together most of my life--44 years.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:30 PM
 
Location: new jersey
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there is no time frame to mourn. you have to do what is right for you. people deal with grief in different ways and for different amounts of time.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:43 PM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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I don't really know. But I can say that my brother was killed 8 years ago and I still grieve for him to this very day. It's not like it was while it was still "new", but that grief and mourning is still there nonetheless.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:45 PM
 
Location: Brentwood, TN
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Are u running outta questions kitty?
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:46 PM
 
Location: So Cal
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3 months, 2 day, 4 hours, 32 mins, 4 or 5 seconds.

That should do.
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Old 03-06-2009, 10:07 PM
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If you are looking for an appropriate morning period, it is one year.
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