Losing a loved one is a big ordeal that often leaves people scarred for life.
It is often said that lovers are connected via some sort of spiritual thread that pulls them together for eternity. It is not unusual to sometimes see people fall ill and probably pass away as a result of the emotional and spiritual trauma left by losing their loves one. People often try to keep their deceased lovers' memory alive in their everyday life in various ways such as keeping photos, personal belongings, ..etc. They also express and cherish their undying love in various ways.
Below is one of the most beautiful and touching sculptures I have ever seen that is a gravestone commissioned by a widow to express her eternal and unbound love for her deceased husband.
The sculpture, titled "Asleep", was created by Australian artist Peter Schipperheyn in 1987 and is at Mt Macedon Cemetery, Mt Macedon. Victoria, Australia.
"This sculpure came about as a result of knowing a remarkable individual who in many ways changed my life", read more about the sculpture on the artist's website here.