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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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What's with all those emails??!!

Some of our members have been receiving excessive emails from Widowed Village. We are so sorry for this annoying inconvenience. The issue has been reported to our hosting site (Ning) and we are hopeful it will be resolved soon.  If this influx of unwanted emails becomes intolerable, you may want to consider blocking the email address those messages are coming from until the issue is resolved. We'll post a note in this space once we know Ning has corrected this problem and you can remove the block.  We do plan to move Widowed Village to a new platform soon that will include some really nice improvements.  We appreciate your patience.

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Have you wondered if there's a Soaring Spirits Regional Social Group located near you?  All you need to do is enter your city or zip code in the event search box on the Soaring Spirits web site to see what is near you. We have new groups starting up throughout the year, so keep checking!

Here's the link to do your search:

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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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Patra24 replied to Patra24's discussion Losing the Love of my Life. in the group Widowed in 2018
"I am so Sorry to hear of your loss, everyday is a struggle on may 10th it will be 10months by months, but by Days it already has been I cry everyday, Tomorrow is my husband's birthday he would be 67yrs young , last yr at this time we were…"
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KayeL replied to Miket's discussion Alone or Lonely in the group Widowed in 2016
"As a 39yo widow, I feel both alone and lonely. People I know, around my age, are busy with their young families or working hard to build their careers. No one has time for me. That part, I am lonely. When my husband died, I lost literally the only…"
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Miket added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016

Alone or Lonely

Hi All - I just came back from visiting my family and my wife’s family for Easter. While it was nice to see everyone, other than me, no one talked about my wife. Yet when she was alive she was always the central player in all of their lives. So I…See More
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RFZ replied to Patra24's discussion Losing the Love of my Life. in the group Widowed in 2018
"I lost Patrick suddenly in September 2018 of SUDEP, a complication of epilepsy.  I am noticing the same thing you are.....the pain is more intense, the loss more vivid.  All I can think is that the permanence of our losses has set…"
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