Best Friends Spouse Passed Away

Discussion in 'Coping and Compassion' started by pooh2007, Mar 3, 2007.

  1. pooh2007

    pooh2007 Mouseketeer

    Feb 18, 2007
    I just found out a couple of hours ago that my best friends husband passed away due to a massive heart attack. What makes it worse for her is that he had this heart attack at his girlfriends house. She knew nothing of this person and apparently this affair had been going on for three years. My heart is breaking for her, she is having to deal with so many different issues all at the same time. She is so sad, yet angry and hurt. Please think about those important people in your life and how short life is. Be thankful for those special people in your life and do everything you can for them because in the end there is only one person you have to answer to. Thank you for listening to someone you don't even know during a very difficult time in her life. :sad1:
  2. Goofyluver

    Goofyluver <marquee behavior=alternate><font color=red>Knock

    Oct 31, 2006
    My goodness! Please offer to help her in any way you can! I can't imagine what this person must be going through! This is such a double whammy! If you are close in location to her, help her out by maybe cooking a dinner, watching her kids, running her errand, etc. My only advice would be to be nonjudgmental right now, now matter how much you want to say something bad about her husband. I'm sure you're a terrific friend and you will be there for your BF.
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  4. safetymom

    safetymom Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2001
    I am sorry to hear about your best friend. Don't wait for your friend to ask for something. Just do it. Also be there to listen when she feels the need to talk. I am sure she is in shock right now.
  5. TomB'sWidow

    TomB'sWidow Mouseketeer

    Sep 13, 2005
    So sorry for her loss. The double whammy will leave her spinning, it is hard to know what to say.I am truly sorry:grouphug:
  6. Mackey Mouse

    Mackey Mouse <font color="blue">Me read the Navigator? I don't

    May 21, 2000
    Oh how sad......I can only imagine what she is going through right now. I will keep her in my prayers. Just so sad. Life is so short, you never know what will be around the corner for you so live it to the fullest and be loving with each other.
  7. snappy

    snappy Survivor

    Apr 15, 2002
    What a shock!. Your good friend is going to need a lot of support. Grief, resentment, and anger together, not a good combination.

    She has my prayers.

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