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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.

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Where are those Regional Groups located?

Have you wondered if there's a Soaring Spirits Regional Social Group located near you?  Well there are a few ways to find out.  You can enter your city or zip code in the event search box on the Soaring Spirits web site to see what is close, you can take a look at the list we have here in Widowed Village or you can search the Widowed Village events listing. We have new groups starting up throughout the year, so keep watching!

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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 [email protected] or by posting a comment in the Help Forum here in Widowed Village.

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Pegasus commented on Rainy (Misty)'s blog post I came across this meme today on pintrest and thought it is worth sharing.
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Melissa replied to Crabby's discussion Grief, guilt, and regret in the group Suddenly Widowed
"This is so familiar to me, DIVA70. My husband had been managing MS, diabetes, kidney issues related to too much ibuprofen over a number of years, and high blood pressure. He always stayed on top of everything, seeing his doctors regularly and…"
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Melissa replied to Crabby's discussion Grief, guilt, and regret in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Thank you so much for the link, Debz. It really helped me see things differently, and I am grateful for that."
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"I never thought I could cry so many tears as I have. I have a few of our kids here and they have helped me with so much of the decision making that had to be done. Even though they were grieving as much as I, they have been a huge help to me. I have…"
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