Sadness for the Dead Spouse
Perhaps you think about what he is missing with friends, children and grandchildren. The dead do not grieve. It is you who is grieving, because you are missing the companionship and the sharing of experiences. It is painful to witness family events without being able to talk about them together—to discuss your children in a way that only the two of you could. Of course, you wish that he could witness these happenings, but it is you who are affected by the drive home alone and the emptiness when you arrive there. The sorrow you feel for your spouse is really your own and merits your compassion.
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