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Wedding Anniversary Random Acts of Kindness

One of our members started a tradition in Widowed Village that you're invited to participate in. Join eliana in marking your wedding anniversary by performing Random Acts of Kindness (RAKs).

If you're inspired to participate, please RSVP on the event page with the number of acts you will complete in honor of your special day.  

Here's a  link to the event:  Wedding Anniversary RAKs

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Please add your special dates to our new Forum discussions to honor and recognize your wedding anniversaries, birthdays, dates of your loss. We currently have them posted for July, August & September and will add the following months as they approach.  Click month to go to that page:     JULY    AUGUST    SEPTEMBER

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We welcome your feedback and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  You can reach us by email at or by posting a comment in the Help Forum here in Widowed Village.

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BergenJC replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"I did too.  The second six months are ghastly.  The only thing I can say is that it does pass.  The next 12 months are the hardest.  Then it starts to get better.  And strangely, the getting-better causes its own kind of…"
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Missing D&Z (Heather) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Long-Term Illness
"Terry, I think I got used to being able to go and see Derek in the hospital or hospice. When I couldn't go see him or care for him anymore it was a huge part of me gone. I would just wander around not knowing what to do. Around the time that I…"
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Hopeful30 commented on breistl's blog post When Your Bottom Finally Drops
"I couldn't say it better than anyone else has already. *hugs*"
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k2k9 replied to skylerc's discussion Been a rough week for me
"That's smart -- seeing a grief counselor.  I go to two grief support group meetings.  I look forward to them. I wish they were more often than once a month (each), though.  I could use such a meeting once a week!!  The group…"
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