When a spouse passes, esp. after many years of marriage, it seems inconceivable that there can be life ahead. The absence of your partner in life can be overwhelming. Focusing on a reason to go on is most important. There is family…kids, grands, greats; all hurting in their own way, all needing you even more now.
How do you go on? One breath at a time, one moment at a time, one day at a time…all the while knowing that he or she would want you to keep on keeping on. Where there was two, now there is one to carry on…to be there for family.