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Ritchie_uk

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About Ritchie_uk

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    London Uk
  • Loss Type
    End of a Relationship

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    r_valens

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  • Occupation
    Mental Health Support
  • Interests
    Computers, Music, Cooking, Animal Welfare, Gardening
  • First Name
    Ritchie
  • Country
    United Kingdom
  • About Me
    For those that have no Dreams will Perish

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  1. I'm Struggling please help !!

    Hi KayC, I hope you are well? Yes its been a while and I hope all is Ok? KMB, Thankyou I hope the video does encourage? I thought somebody was peeling onions whe I watched it. sorry about the spaces in my text, but I am on an iPad and havn't worked out how to type without massive spaces. Bless You Ritchie
  2. I'm Struggling please help !!

    Hi People As hard as it sounds, something good always comes out of a bad situation, or pain. We need to hang on with the tips of our finger nails, on the cliff edge, with a gale blowing. For me I work in Mental Health now, and support people to have a quality of life that they deserve. More importantly, the goal is to equip people to cope, from second to second, and then, minute by minute. The gap gets longer, and people start coping, but do still have days when it all comes back. As yourself 1 Question? I heard that Scientists in Canada have been working on a cure to help you totally forget or erase painful memories. At the times when I have suffered severe trauma, not the broken relationship that I talk about, but other events, I would have paid £1000,000 for a pack of these tablets, but now, I would pay tens of millions not to take them. We do get through it, just look at the poets and song writers, that is almost all they sing or write about. A pattern emerges, where people decide that it's time to move on, and the feeling that they are betraying an ex or a partner who has passed away. Many who have passed away really want the family to be happy and not be sad. This video is so sad, and sometimes we have to face up to some sadness, to heal. I recently had a minor operation, and for 17 years I was putting it off, but 3 months ago, I had the op, and now, the difference is like " Night and Day " This video is a Video of Hope My Love goes out to you all. Ritchie
  3. Alone

    Thanks for you're Honesty Nobody1
  4. 43 days today n still the same

    Hi Munmun How are you doing?
  5. How do you compinsate now that they're gone ?

    Dear Steven Kelly, It is tough, as it's one of the processes the Human mind goes through to try and compensate and cope. You are a smart guy, and recognise these processes, even if you don't know why. Just live each second by second, other-wise you will live in turmoil, and torture yourself. You must must must hang in there, and reach out, which you are doing. I do get it, I really do. My heart breaks for you. Ritchie
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  7. My wife died suddenly and unexpectedly August 12th

    Dear StevenKelly, My deepest condolences for you're loss. Thankyou for posting the beautiful Photograph on you're wedding day, she looks absolutely Gorgeous. I know it feels unreal, but how are life's plans going, like the career move, you mentioned? I can't add to what has already been so eloquently said by the other caring members in this forum. Please take care Ritchie
  8. Alone

    Hi Nobody1, I'm really sorry for you're shocking loss. Personally I find it difficult not to respond, but all I can say is that the group is here for you, to listen. Take care
  9. My husband died of a herion overdose.

    Hi Edeltgi, I hope you're day has been Ok today? It's a positive step forward that you are going for counselling next week. Any step forward however small is positive. From experience don't be too hard on yourself, as the human mind often takes 2 steps forward and 3 back, but that's not a negative thing, it's part of the healing process. My Mum said to me ages ago that Sobbing is the bodies way of releasing poisons, and Tears of sadness when analysed by scientists were different than tears of Joy for example. I have cried buckets in my life. As I mentioned before, just be here, and tell us all as much as you feel comfortable sharing. I hope the counselling goes well and does at least help in some way. Dear KayC, thank you for you're kind word, here and always on this Forum. Ritchie
  10. My husband died of a herion overdose.

    Dear emilydeltgen, Thankyou for sharing the story of how you met you're husband. I'm really sorry to hear about his tragic suicide, I can't imagine what you are going through now. Please try not to punish yourself, for things that were said and done, we have all do it. Thankyou for reaching out in this forum, as many are struggling similar situations. If you can make this you're home and I hope you feel you can continue share as you have so bravely done for as long as you need to. Take care emilydeltgen
  11. I just don't know what to do

    Hey BigKev You owe nothing, other than armed with the painful experience you have gone through, you will know more of how to support somebody in the future. Bless You
  12. I just don't know what to do

    Hey BigKev, You're arrival will help many, even tho you don't realise it. Keep receiving, support, and help, as long as you need it. I'm doing really good, thanks for asking, I havn't always been tho. We do get through it, and the only time we don't is when we decide to give up. And yes I tried giving up a few times, as I coudn't take it, even tho sometimes it felt I was hanging on the cliff edge, by my fingertips. Good does come out of awful situations, but just now ride the Storm Brother. Are you getting any support yet? Take Care Brother.
  13. I just don't know what to do

    Hi BigKev I hope you are doing Ok? Folks have been in my thoughts, and I have been watching the posts but not commented for a week or 2. I really Hope other Folks are feeling supported, in here and not so isolated. Recently at work I had to deal with an attempted suicide, but thank God the person failed. It makes me realise more and more, how important Mental Health is. Someone was saying on Facebook that its Mental Health Week. Take care one and all. All my Love
  14. I'm Struggling please help !!

    Hey KayC I hope it has helped someone at least. Music kept me going through the dark times, Bless Ritchie
  15. Lost and scared

    Dear Meandhim I'm so sorry, to hear about you're sudden loss. I can't imagine how you are struggling. Try not to feel lost, but Log in when you can in here, as we are all here to help and support, as best as we know how. There is no agenda here. Take Care Ritchie
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