Hi my name is Christine I am 76 years old, and 6weeks ago my whole world was turned upside down when my husband did 59 years had a heart attack. I have a very supportive family but I am finding it so hard to cope without him.


Hi @Sosadandlost39,

I’m so sorry to hear about your husband, it’s completely normal to feel that way.

Most community members have sadly experienced the death of a loved one and so will understand some of what you are going through.

You may find the following Sue Ryder resources helpful:

  • Our Bereavement information pages
  • Our Online Bereavement Support, which includes our free online bereavement counselling, our Grief Self-Help service which has interactive tools to help you cope with grief, and Grief Coach, where you can receive personalised support via text

Thank you for sharing – please keep reaching out and know that you are not alone.

Please do take care of yourself,


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Thank you for your kind words, I think what you have suggested will help.

Hiya Christine so sorry my husband and hero died November 11th 2020 we will always miss them but hold onto memories lv annie x x