Time for grieving

As I hinted yesterday, this has been a hard period for me and my boyfriend and there is some additional hardness in store for us. His father died last night after a fight with cancer so this is going to be a time for grieving for all of us.

Joža wasn’t my father but I knew him for 8 long years and my boyfriend’s family has become an additional family to me.

He was one of the nicest people I know – forgiving of everyone, with a kind word for everyone, a silent pillar of strength with a lot of knowledge (some of which included making great wine and spirits).

We will miss you!

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17 thoughts on “Time for grieving

  1. Michael June 10, 2010 at 12:51 Reply

    I'm sorry to hear of your boyfriend's and your loss. Wishing you the best.

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  2. La Bonne Vivante June 10, 2010 at 15:54 Reply

    SO sorry, Ines. I'll be thinking of you through this hard time…..

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  3. waftbyCarol June 10, 2010 at 16:37 Reply

    Oh sweet girl , my thoughts go out to you and your boyfriend . No one wants those they love to pass , but if he was suffering , even now I believe he is at peace and watching over you .The perfumes you wear now float away for him to smell on high…may you find peace and comfort from those around you !

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  4. Beautiful Things June 10, 2010 at 19:00 Reply

    Oh I'm so sorry to hear this. There's never an easy way to deal with grief but all I can say is, time heals. Lots of love. xxxxx

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  5. Diana June 10, 2010 at 22:00 Reply

    I am so sorry for your loss!

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  6. Ines June 11, 2010 at 11:14 Reply

    Everyone, thank you so much for your kind words! There is a lot of comfort to be found by our family and friends, I just wish I could do more for my boyfriend who is taking this really hard.Time will heal us all.

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  7. Josephine June 12, 2010 at 19:37 Reply

    Ines, so sorry for what you and your boyfriend are going through. Grief – particularly over the loss of a parent – touches us all at some point. Sending you healing thoughts today.

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  8. MyPerfumeLife June 12, 2010 at 22:21 Reply

    Hi Ines – You poor thing. I'll be thinking of you and your boyfriend. Best wishes, Jess

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  9. The Left Coast Nose June 12, 2010 at 23:17 Reply

    Ach, Ines– I am so sad to hear that. Big hugs and big heart go out to you.

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  10. Suzanne June 13, 2010 at 20:43 Reply

    Ines, my thoughts and prayers to you and your boyfriend…wishing you every comfort to help you get through this difficul time.

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  11. Ines June 14, 2010 at 11:28 Reply

    Josephine, I saw on your blog you went through such an experience not so long ago. I was really sorry to read that. Thank you for the kind words.

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  12. Ines June 14, 2010 at 11:28 Reply

    Thank you Jess.

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  13. Ines June 14, 2010 at 11:29 Reply

    LVN, thank you for thinking of us.

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  14. Ines June 14, 2010 at 11:30 Reply

    Suzanne, I'm also sending prayers for my boyfriend – I just wish I could ease his pain more.

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  15. VA Gal June 14, 2010 at 18:55 Reply

    I'm so sorry to hear of your loss -sending you wishes of comfort and peace.

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  16. Ivana August 2, 2010 at 16:14 Reply

    So sorry to hear about your loss…. my boyfriend experienced something similar a while ago, and I understand your feeling of helplessness, though probably your support means the world to him.Hugs,Ivana

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  17. Ines August 3, 2010 at 10:49 Reply

    Ivana, thank you for the kind words. I know it's part of life but it's just a really tragic part.

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