Why Did He Back Away?Mon, May 31st 2004
My finance of 4 years died 7 months ago of a massive heart attack at 46 years old. 2 weeks later my father died of the same massive heart attack, so I have had a real bad 7 months, yet I have become much stronger lately and I think I am ready to love again. in regards to that about a month ago I became close with a man who's wife of 22 years was killed in a car wreck 3 months after all my deaths occurred. he is devastated. yet we became very close in a short time and I feel in love with him. then he all the sudden backs off and acts like we never had anything special. we really understand each other and are perfect together but now he is totally out of my life and I am crushed. I know he is hurting and maybe dealing differently than I did, but how long am I supposed to wait on this guy to get past the grief enough to go on with life. he has turned to drinking now and is so negative about things from what I hear. we listened to each other and talked so much! why did he back away from me?? scared to love again?? I am so hurt. I truly love this man, I know I do. should I back off and not talk to him at all or continue to show him support??? I miss him so much. I know he is hurting. I am too, but that does not mean we cant ever be happy again???
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