"Hesitantly, I undressed, knowing this was the first time in decades a man other than my husband was seeing my body."
Widows like Amanda Kloots have enough on their plate emotionally without having to deal with people's judgment, too.
The lawsuits comes about two months after Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, filed wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated the aircraft that killed her husband and her daughter.
Barbara and George H.W. Bush died just eight months apart. It's brought to mind the "widowhood effect" — how the loss of a spouse can increase the risk of death.
Friends may be well-meaning, but still wrong.
Her late husband’s family actually brought it up.
I was mourning my husband's death and the loss of America as I knew it.