This image was taken after my partner of 15 years died. His family came and took everything away from our home.

I’ve taken with me our cat and our 15 years


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  • Jared Revell
    Jared Revellover 6 years ago

    This is really intriguing shot.
    After reading your description, it now means more to me while viewing it.

  • shayne2011
    shayne2011over 6 years ago

    Bloody hell, what a powerful statement! That is truly moving, in it’s simplicity, and narration; the shadow over one end of the seat even evokes the departed. May I say I am very sorry for your loss, and the added impact of your ex’s parents’ insensitivity. Obviously gay rights have a long way to travel still. Thank you very much for sharing.

  • Jo Fedora
    Jo Fedoraover 6 years ago

    Powerful image of a great hurt…

  • butchart
    butchartover 6 years ago

    although they took things they still lost a very sad battle…. one that should never been fought…… they cannot take those 15 yrs. and the memories of those years… i hope you find some comfort there………….. great imagery………………………… peace and light……b

  • macmichael
    macmichaelover 6 years ago

    Hi T.
    This group has been mostly about naked men. But the last month things are changing, new members bring new views to what gay sexuality means. And it feels good being part of that.
    I’m glad that your friends family couldn’t take what counts most.
    See you soon, love Mike

  • Robert Knapman
    Robert Knapmanover 6 years ago

    Congratulations on an intensely powerful and personal image. Extraordinarily understated for the mass of feeling and grief this image contains. Kudos.

  • paulcompton
    paulcomptonover 6 years ago

    Heartbreaking. Beautiful. Powerful. Thankyou for sharing this deeply personal moment. All the best.

  • midzing
    midzingover 6 years ago

    a very moving and powerful image

  • Theoda
    Theodaover 6 years ago

    This is so very powerful. I’m with macmichael…glad that the family couldn’t take what counts the most. Still, what a way to add insult to injury.

  • Kadi M
    Kadi Mover 6 years ago

    so moving. no words really to describe.

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