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We'll be here for you on the Holidays

We'll be hanging out in the Chat Room on Thanksgiving ... and Christmas ... and New Years Eve ... for those who want to pop in. The holidays can be hard, whether it's your first one without your love or years out. So if you're needing an understanding ear to share part of your day with, please join us in the Widowed Village Chat Room. 

Thanksgiving Chat

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Doug02122014 replied to barbee's discussion unexpected things in the group Remarried After Loss
"When I decided to get remarried and Tamela accepted my proposal, I naively thought I would hit the ground running; after all, I had been married 19+ years. Well guess what, Tamela isn't Darlene and vice versa. I'm back to about the…"
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Doug02122014 commented on Soaring Spirits's event A Different Thanksgiving
"I just saw this event. Great idea ! I'm available now. I'll drop in chat to see if there is a need for me."
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A Different Thanksgiving at Widowed Village Chat Room

November 26, 2015 all day
For some, this will be your first Thanksgiving without your loved one ... for others of us, we've done this before but it still isn't easy.  Will you be joining friends or family for a big dinner? Have you decided to create a new tradition for…See More
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princess57 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Thanks and i am hoping that everyone is fair well as we can, i know i must have been thinking about my guy today, i had to drive to Columbia,Mo and to take my youngest to work. I got to her place and phoned to come to help with her stuff and and was…"
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