Accept the love and support of family and friends at this time, but understand that they may not know what to say or do.
It has been seven weeks since the sudden death of Patrick, my partner of 23 years. You might say that I have stepped out for intermission. Maybe I could tell you that the production has been shut down, that the play will be rewritten for later debut in a more hospitable season.
One minute a person is part of our lives and then in the next they are gone -- leaving a huge hole in our lives. How to make sense of it?