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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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littleblue replied to Peacefrog's discussion Went to bed and didn't wake up in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Peacefrog I am so, so sorry.  My husband went into a coma suddenly in 2013 and died a week later.  I was definitely in shock, and it took me about 6 months to come out of it.  I just lost my dad very suddenly on Saturday night (he had…"
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booktime (Susan) replied to Rainy (Misty)'s discussion Does anyone actively journal?
"Yes I do reread - even from the year Ed died. It is a comfort to see how my grief and loss progressed. I still grieve and still feel loss but I am definitely crafting and building a life for myself. Am I still lonely? Yes at times. And I am very…"
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Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi Sue, I found it very very hard to be alone when Susan passed.  My children came up to stay with me and for the two weeks that they stayed, things were not so bad. There people in the house talking, sleeping, snoring, and then they wanted to…"
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Frank replied to Peacefrog's discussion Went to bed and didn't wake up in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Dear Peacefrog, I am so sorry that you have joined our "Club."  but here is the place you should be.  Six years ago, I lost my wife the love of my life, my best friend, and lover of 35 years one Sunday night. She went to sleep…"
8 hours ago


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