Words Matter: When A Wife Becomes A Widow

“You lose your keys, you don’t lose a person who’s the whole world to you.”

This is Karn, and 20 years ago her husband was killed in a traffic accident. As a newlywed, she was a wife … and then he died and she wasn’t a wife anymore, or was she? She was a widow—not single, not divorced, not married. When it comes to emotional situations and unexpected events, words matter. Watch Karn’s story to see how her words help others who are embarking on the journey of widowhood feel less alone.
Karn’s words matter: devastation, partner, widow, hope, pressure, death, taboo, memories, complicated, love

 

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