Valentine's Day grief, in six words

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We asked and you answered (as you always do!). We challenged you to share your six-word story about Valentine's Day grief over on We were incredibly moved by the flood of replies on the site and facebook.  We are sharing some below and, don't worry, there is still time to submit and read more - just visit  In the meantime, you can check out just a small sample below. We know this may be a tough day - sending strength to get through and these stories as a small reminder that you are not the only one struggling and fumbling through (despite what Hallmark would lead you to believe!). --

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34 Comments on "Valentine's Day grief, in six words"

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  1. Audrey  February 14, 2024 at 5:32 pm Reply

    Love you to infinity and beyond

  2. Mom  February 13, 2022 at 9:33 am Reply

    Losing my son changed me forever.

  3. Leona Moote  February 12, 2022 at 1:48 pm Reply

    You are my king of hearts.

  4. Connie  February 14, 2021 at 7:00 am Reply

    Love to my Valentine in heaven

  5. Daniel Venne  February 13, 2021 at 12:15 pm Reply

    Sylvie, Forever Foremost in my Heart!

    • Lilian Shingirai Ogunbiyi  February 12, 2022 at 3:35 am Reply

      I will always love you Marto

  6. Carrie Stringer  February 13, 2021 at 12:03 am Reply

    “I’’ll always love you, that place”
    From Peter Pan “You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you. That’s where I’ll be waiting.” – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan.

  7. Brandi  February 12, 2021 at 11:40 am Reply

    Heaven need him,More then me

  8. Lois Forti  February 12, 2021 at 11:14 am Reply

    Happy Valentines Birthday my forever love.

  9. Shaune  February 12, 2021 at 9:38 am Reply

    My first and forever Secret Admirer

  10. Tina  February 12, 2021 at 1:31 am Reply

    Why can’t I access the six words site anymore? It comes up blank. 🙁

  11. Nancy  February 12, 2021 at 12:17 am Reply

    Loved how you made me feel.

  12. Deborah Sanders  February 11, 2021 at 11:51 pm Reply

    Our love will last an eternity ❤️

  13. Rozelle M Watson  February 16, 2020 at 8:14 pm Reply

    Your love enlarged my heart space.

  14. Karen  February 14, 2020 at 8:58 pm Reply

    You were not ready to leave.

  15. Monique  February 14, 2020 at 8:58 pm Reply

    She was my heart, I was her “Funny Valentine.” The broken pieces of my heart remain, glued together by only the memories of each Valentine’s Day we spent together.

  16. Lynne  February 14, 2020 at 8:08 pm Reply

    How could you leave me behind?

  17. Teresa  February 14, 2020 at 5:20 pm Reply

    Jesus, please heal my broken heart.

  18. Debbie Franco  February 14, 2020 at 4:52 pm Reply

    You are always on my mind

  19. Lovey  February 14, 2020 at 4:52 pm Reply

    My Funny Valentine, miss everything about you.

  20. Lily  February 14, 2020 at 4:51 pm Reply

    You might not think I feel your heart
    I promise you, I do
    It’ll always be just us two
    You’re my first light, last light
    You’re my daylight, you’re my moonlight
    You’re my nightlight.

  21. Chris  February 14, 2020 at 4:05 pm Reply

    Happy Valentines Day to the one and only love of my life.

  22. Viola wallace  February 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm Reply

    31 year was not enough my sweet baby girl your whole family misses you especially your children.

  23. Vartan Agnerian  February 14, 2019 at 6:41 pm Reply

    My one and only unforgettable romance …

  24. Brian C.  February 6, 2019 at 11:05 pm Reply

    Valentine’s Day-One Week Until Death

  25. Katherine Larsson  March 14, 2017 at 8:02 pm Reply

    Regrets, creeping like a lion, pounces.

  26. Kathleen  March 2, 2017 at 9:09 am Reply

    He never got his true Valentine.

  27. Laura Walsh  February 15, 2017 at 4:47 pm Reply

    Love extends beyond days on earth

  28. Jeanette  February 14, 2017 at 5:44 pm Reply

    Miss my valentine’s hugs and kisses!

  29. Bonnie  February 14, 2017 at 5:41 pm Reply

    First Valentine was 54 years ago.

  30. Bella  February 14, 2017 at 3:54 pm Reply

    Missing you, hope propels me forward.

  31. Bella  February 14, 2017 at 3:53 pm Reply

    Baby Boy, forever in my heart.

  32. Patty Niedert  February 14, 2017 at 11:44 am Reply

    He proposed twenty years ago today.

  33. LaNelia Ramette  February 14, 2017 at 11:30 am Reply

    Gone, but forever my sweet Valentine

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