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Carol Scibelli: Blog

Thanks for reading! As the years pass since my husband passed (2006) the themes and subjects of my blogs have changed. For new widows and widowers, I think most helpful for you are the blogs I wrote early on...where you are now. Please use the "archive" button to find any and all blogs from "the bad old days..." to relate, find relief and hopefully, a chuckle, too.

Welcome to my new blog

This is just a quick “hello” and to say I’m happy you dropped by, and hope you’ll come back often. Some of you may have followed the blog I began in 2006, just months after my husband died, and I’ve…

A New Website…almost

Hey everyone – been away finishing up my book (will be available soon) and getting ready to do a fun workshop at Camp Widow in San Diego.  Will be back asap…to give more details about my new website and blog… Thanks for stopping by…

People Assume…

PEOPLE ASSUME… ~If I look great, I feel great. ~Divorce is the same as death. ~ A loss is a loss ~The man I’m with at the movies must be my husband. Oops.~I’m ready to date. ~ I want to…

Time Sensitive Material

Today I got a piece of mail that was addressed to my husband who has been deceased for five years.  On the envelope it read;                   “Time sensitive material.”

Mean Jean’s Thoughts on Widowers

“It seems like the entire Tri-state area is asking me if I have a boyfriend.” I said. Mean Jean, my bereavement shrink responds with a snort and then she shakes her head and she says, “If you were a man you’d…

Cheating by Quoting Maya Angelou

Okay. Okay…obviously I didn’t write this and I’m not black and six feet tall and a genius as Maya Angelou is.  Just thought poor widow me would pass it along ~ fun to give inspiration~ And, I did add the pink…that practically…

Facebook Meet Ups

I had exactly three dates before Jimmy and I began to “go steady.” Each one was under fifteen years old. No one was driving me into a secluded grassy area to have his way with me and it was unlikely…

Widows Reveal: Why I HATE to DATE

Yesterday’s entry was quotes by widows who love to date. Today, we spiral down to the reasons widows HATE to DATE.  As before, my two cents will be in red.                      Widows…