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onmyown2014 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 80s
"Ivory - I'm very sorry to hear about your husband.  Do you have anyone you can talk to about what you're going through?  I've been seeing a therapist for a few months now, after my wife's sudden passing, and it has…"
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his little Rosie replied to Young Widow's discussion How can I long for affection from a stranger so early on?!
"Yes you do, I can't believe the insurance cx'd on you so quickly after your husband's death! What about COBRA? Unaffordable I know; so sorry. Yes the trauma of our situations is overwhelming. There are no words, only tears and an…"
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Young Widow replied to Young Widow's discussion How can I long for affection from a stranger so early on?!
"I heard this song on the radio the other day, and to me it explained how I feel whenever I think about craving affection. "She Don't Love You She's Just Lonely" by Brad Paisley"
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