When your wife passes away, your whole world will change.
You will experience feelings of grief, sorrow, and anguish over your loss. You may also feel shocked, numb, or terrified at the thought of living life without your beloved wife.
This is very similar to the feelings experienced when someone loses their husband.
There may also be feelings of guilt, because you are alive and your wife is not.
You may feel angry at your wife, too, for leaving you on your own without any clear instructions on how to manage the house and the finances and most especially the kids.
Grieving for your wife is a physical and emotional pain.
It can consume you for a while. But sooner or later, you will need to rebuild and put your life back together. You will need to start feeling brave again so that you can get back what you’ve lost and re-establish a normal routine.
Wherever you are in the grieving process, you will need the loving support of family and friends. You cannot do it on your own, no matter how strong and independent you think you are.
There will be days when it will hurt so bad, and you will need the support of friends and family.
It’s often very hard to express how you feel when you lose your wife. Emotions are complicated, but words can help uncomplicate them for you.
Here are some examples of condolence messages for the loss of a wife that can reflect your deepest and most honest feelings about it.
Sympathetic Condolence Messages for Loss of a Wife
Your wife was the most beautiful person I have ever known. She was beautiful inside and out. She brought her own sunshine everywhere she went. She made you look forward to seeing her, and she made it hurt to watch her leave. I feel sorry for all the people who didn’t get the chance to know her. They missed out on a lot. You were very blessed to have her for as long as you did. My deepest sympathies to you and your family.
In her absence, you will know your wife more.
All those years spent together and you think you know all there is to know about her? You think you know her like the back of your hand? It will surprise you to know that there are other sides to your wife that you never knew.
There will be wonderful discoveries, like how she always bought an extra loaf of bread and a carton of milk, which she gave to her homeless man friend.
How she made your own love story into a bedtime story that she read to the kids before going to sleep. How she always prayed for you when you’re not looking.
These wonderful little things are the things that you will miss about her in a big way. They will fill you with sadness and longing, but they will also fill you with amazement because you were married to someone so incredible.
I’m very sorry to hear about the passing of your wife. She was a kind, gentle, and lovely woman. I know how much she loved you, and you her. Even if she’s no longer here with us, I know that in your heart she will forever be. May God rest her in peace.
When your wife passes away, she just takes with her a huge chunk of your heart.
Your wife will be in the faces of your kids that you tuck into bed each night. She will be on her favorite spot on the couch, on her side of the bathroom sink, on the passenger seat of the car.
Even if she’s no longer with you in the physical sense, she will be with you in heart and mind forever.
Even if your wife is no longer here with us, you will always have your memories together. They are something that no one can take away from you.
The memories of your wife and the moments that you have collected over the years will stay with you. They are yours to hold on to for as long as you want, and they are yours to revisit any time you wish.
But if you truly want to heal and pick up the pieces, you will not dwell too much on the past.
You will start focusing on the present and all that you need to do so that you will have a promising future. It will be easier said than done, but it’s certainly not impossible to do.
Just take it one day at a time and you will get there. Do it at your own pace, in your own time. There’s no need to feel pressured.
This is your life and your wife. You have the final say.
In life, she touched so many lives. In death, she changed many lives.
It’s so easy to take a wife for granted, especially when you think that she will be around forever.
But when your wife is gone, you will marvel at her effortless way of running your home, while making sure that the kids are fed, washed, and tucked warmly in bed.
You will be amazed at how she can make anything work, how she can talk to anyone and get the result that she wants, or how she can make a person feel loved just by a smile or by a touch.
She truly was a force to reckon with. She inspired when she was alive, and she inspired even more after she’s gone.
Although today it’s hard to see beyond the pain, may the memories of your loving wife give you comfort tomorrow and all the days after that.
Losing your wife whom you loved very much will change you in so many ways. When the pain is still fresh, it will be a challenge to look at the future in an optimistic light.
However, as time passes, the grief will change and evolve into something that feels a lot like peace and acceptance.
When that day comes, you will be able to appreciate the pain and the grief. You will be able to see your wife for the strong and beautiful blessing that she is in your life.
Most importantly, you will be able to think about your wife without feeling your heart is being stabbed over and over.
I know that there are no words that can be said that will take away the pain of losing your wife. But may you find it comforting to know that there are a lot of people who care.
When you lose your wife that you love very much, the pain can consume you.
The sadness and despair can make you lose your head, rendering you incapable of rational actions or decisions. You fail to notice the people who are just as affected by your wife’s death as you are.
Grief is a shared experience, but people all grieve in a different way. Just because someone is not breaking down in tears or lashing out does not mean that the loss did not hurt them deeply. Others ust grieve in silence and cry silent tears.
Compassionate Condolence Messages for Loss of a Wife
Even if your wife is no longer with us, you still hold your wife close to your heart. And whoever resides in your heart will forever and always be a part of you.
Your wife will always be a part of you, even if the love story has been cut short and you are left wondering what will happen to the next few chapters.
Nothing will come between the love that you and your wife shared. Even if she is no longer around, she will always be someone that you loved very much. She will always have a special spot in your heart.
When the day comes that you are ready to love again and give your heart to another, it doesn’t mean that you are going to replace her and completely forget about her.
Just like the pain over her loss that changes with time but never truly goes away, your love for her will undergo different changes but will always stay in your heart.
We thought of your wife with love today. Just like we did yesterday, and the day after that. Just like what we will be doing tomorrow, and the many days after that. God may have her in His keeping, but we will always have her in our hearts.
Someone who has passed on never truly goes away because they will always be alive in the memories that you shared and the moments that you spent together.
Your wife will always be someone dear because she played a very big role in your happiness.
Love lives on even when your wife is no longer around. As long as she is in your heart, she will live forever in your lives.
I know that it’s hard to look forward to the future with your wife no longer beside you. But may every sunrise give you more reason to hope, and may every sunrise give you more peace.
The loss of a wife is never easy to accept, comprehend, or recover from.
There will be many days and nights of anguish, anger, denial, and discouragement. There will be regret, and sometimes there will also be guilt.
But it’s all part of the grieving process. You should not rush, and you should not be pressured into being okay just because people are telling you that you need to be okay.
Just like the grieving process, the healing also happens in stages. You don’t just wake up one day and find that it no longer hurts and you no longer care.
You will know that you have healed when thinking about your wife no longer feels like your insides are being twisted and your heart is being trampled on.
It will be replaced with a feeling of peace, and you will be thinking about your wife with love and fondness.
I know that you wanted to spend the rest of your life with your wife. You’re still blessed, because she was able to spend the rest of hers with you.
Has this thought ever occurred to you? That you are your wife’s dream come true because she was able to marry the man she loved and build a happy home together?
Have you been so focused on your unrealized dreams and unfulfilled plans that you failed to see you have made one woman very happy?
Your wife’s passing has left a deep void in our lives, and we share your pain for her loss. She will never be forgotten, and she will never be replaced.
There are just some people in your life that when they go will leave a very big hole. This hole will never be filled by anyone else, nor can it be replaced by someone else.
The loss of your wife also means that you will constantly be aware of her absence from now on.
You will always be looking for her face in the crowd. You will be thinking about her at every family gathering, every time you look at your children’s faces, and every time you are alone with your thoughts.
The house will not be as sweet-smelling or as cozy, but it will still be home. She may have gone from your lives, but she will be with you in the small and quiet moments, most especially the big ones.
She was a blessing and a treasure. Now that she is no longer with us, she will still be loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.
Some days will hit you harder than the others, and you will wish that your wife is still with you to go ahead with your plans, to help raise the kids, and to make your house feel like a real home.
Sometimes you will feel incredible loneliness, and other times you will be steady and okay.
Missing your wife will never stop, and the pain and longing in your heart will never go away. But the desire to take charge of your life will be stronger, and you will be more motivated to follow through with it.
Beautiful Condolence Messages for Loss of a Wife
In the few years that I have known her, she became a really good friend that I can come to for anything. She always brought her sunshine with her wherever she went. She made everyone feel welcome and right at home. I will miss her friendship, her wisdom, and her generous spirit. My heart goes out to you and I offer my deepest sympathies.
Your wife was one of the most genuine people I have I ever known. It was an honor being her colleague and friend. She will be truly missed, and no one can ever take her place in our lives. I pray for your strength and courage during this sad time. Please know that we are all praying for your peace and comfort.
Every time I would see your wife at company events or social functions, she would always gush about your children and talk about you very proudly. She really loved you guys, and you were her greatest source of happiness. May your happy memories with her sustain you in this difficult period. My deepest condolences.
I’m one of those lucky people who had the privilege of knowing your wife. She was a truly wonderful friend, and I will miss her forever. I will be praying for you and all those she has left behind. Her memory will always be in my heart.
A loss such as this one is not meant to be suffered alone. Losing your wife is a good reason to let those who love you extend their care and support. Please don’t hesitate to ask for anything that you need. I’m just here to help you in any way I can.
I am thinking of you and praying for you that God will show you His grace and prove how much He loves you. If you ever feel alone, lost, or overwhelmed, remember that you are not alone. I’m right here. I’m available anytime you need to talk, have a beer, go for a walk, anything.
I am glad and very blessed to have known your wife. She was an incredible friend, mother, and wife. I will miss her terribly. Please accept my deepest condolences. May God rest her soul.
It was a battle bravely fought. She was the kindest, strongest, most courageous, and most optimistic woman I have ever known. Her spirit was willing, but her body had become too weak to hold such a strong and fighting spirit. I’m thinking of you and the whole family. Stay strong. God bless you all.
I only met your wife a few times, but she really made a wonderful impression on me. Just by our few and brief conversations, I was able to tell that she was a good wife and mother, and that she had so much passion for life. She had a very inspiring and moving way about her. Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of such a great woman.
Your wife was a remarkable woman. I truly enjoyed working with her. She was one of the few people I always looked forward to seeing at work. She helped me in so many ways. I just wanted you to know that I’m going to miss her very much. My deepest sympathies.
It’s never fair when someone we love so much are taken away from us too soon. I am sorry for the loss of your amazing wife. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please accept my sincerest condolences.
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