I was so depressed I was delusional, looking for ghosts in crawlspaces, imagining voices of the dead in my head.
You wake with a start. Your heart is racing with fear. You reach across the bed to touch your wife. “Are you okay, honey?” A brief whimper escapes your lips. She’s not there, of course.
People do actually die of a broken heart. There are many famous examples, including Debbie Reynolds, Johnny Cash, and the American writer Jim Harrison.