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Why I’m Grateful for the Term ‘Widowed’ Even Though I Hate It

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The first time I checked the box next to “widowed” under the “relationship status” section of a form, I paused, pen tip hovering above the sheet of paper.

I was about to check “married” as I usually do, but reality reared its head once again. I thumbed my wedding ring, lost in thought.

I continue to wear my wedding ring because taking it off would feel like a betrayal to my husband — a declaration of the end of my marriage.

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