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Widowed Village connects peers with each other for friendship and sharing. The moderators, administrators, and others involved in running this site are not professionals.

Please don't interpret anything you read here as medical, legal, or otherwise expert advice. Don't disregard any expert's advice or take any action as a result of what you read here.

We're friends, not doctors, financial or legal professionals, and we're not "grief experts." But we are here, and we've been "there."


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We need to hear your voice!

Soaring Spirits is running another survey of widowed people, and we need as many widowed people as possible to take the survey. Please watch the following video from Michele Neff Hernandez, Executive Director of Soaring Spirits International, for details about the survey.

Any widowed person can participate, they do not have to be a part of Soaring Spirits programs. If you'd please share, share, share...we'd be very grateful and the information we collect will be powerful!

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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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SandyKS replied to BergenJC's discussion Share your relocation story!
"I'm not sure this the right place to answer.  I too am thinking of "separating" from my pre-husband life and considering moving to another apartment. Besides it being a major economical decision, I thought this forum could guide…"
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Steve commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2009
"Hi Shayne, so sorry that you are going thru this, I know this is tough. I have had similar/same feelings and I wonder sometimes, if we ever REALLY move out of those feelings. Yes, we get back into life, meet new friends, do new activities, laugh,…"
29 minutes ago
Missing D&Z (Heather) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"It's almost the 3rd anniversary for me (it will be at the end of January). I have my up and down days but I do know that I am trying. My hardest thing is trying to get out and be social again...I moved away from where Derek and I lived. I fall…"
46 minutes ago
shayne commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2009
"Hi to all: I'll be brief. Today is 6 years since I lost my Tim; do I miss him-yes; am I sad-yes, do I miss my best friend-yes, am I lonely-yes; do I miss being Tim's wife- yes; do people still think I should be better- yes, but tell me…"
1 hour ago


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