Users' questions

What happens to my house if my husband goes into care?

What happens to my house if my husband goes into care?

A: As long as you are living in the marital home no-one will make you sell it and the property value will not be taken into account in determining how much, if anything, your husband must contribute to his care costs. Once assets fall below those figures the Local Authority will contribute towards care home fees.

How to find hope in the midst of suffering?

Seemingly odd things like passing the plate in church tortured me. I was afraid people would notice my hands shaking. Simple activities, like ordering a meal at McDonalds had my hands sweaty and voice cracking. Groups of people made me want to crawl out of my skin. My only freedom was at home alone. I was in inner distress.

When did I Lose my Husband of 21 years?

I lost my husband of 21 years in April. He was my third marriage and, I’m sure, my last. I am nearing 70 now, and all I have done since he passed away is sleep and cry. At least, that is how it seems.

When did my husband of 43 years die?

I’m so sick…I can’t describe the heartache I have. My husband of more than 43 years died July 20 2015 from Levy Body Dementia. He was diagnosed in May 2012 but he had been having signs before having to leave his job. He and my children were my whole life. The day he died I wanted to die also.

What did my 70 year old husband do to me?

I thought he was going to hit me with it, but he turned and bashed the cooker repeatedly, leaving dents and marks. He then screamed abuse at me. He has not spoken to me since, but when he speaks to our boys on the telephone, he sounds cheerful and normal.

How old was my husband when he died?

He was forty-nine years old. I was thirty-nine. It was the biggest shock of my life. The first two hours were a blur of emotion, pain, fear, shock, and denial. The next two and a half years have been a lesson in living life much more openly, deeply, and presently.

What does the Bible say about hope in suffering?

The comfort in James 1:2–4 confronts us with what we truly want out of life. There are only two types of motivating hopes. You either hook your hope to a physical, situational life of comfort, success, strength, and pleasure or to a life of rich spiritual awakening, growth, and Godward glory.

How old is my 70 year old husband?

My husband and I have been married for 46 years, mostly very happily. I am 64, he is 70, and we have two sons. I enjoy his company: he is charming, intelligent and considerate.

Can You Ever get Over the loss of your husband?

She said, “Jennifer, no matter what happens in the future, you will always have lost your husband. There is nothing you can do about that. For the rest of your life it will be a part of who you are. You don’t have to ever ‘get over it.’” I realized with those words that I didn’t have to act any certain way. I didn’t have to get rid of my grief.