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Denise posted a blog post

It will be three years in a few days...

I have not been regular here .Trying to 'live' takes effort and a lot of time.Am I the only one who feels lonesome watching love stories ?Its near to three years and I miss him .Miss having breakfast together,miss him holding me in bed,miss him…See More
4 hours ago
AJ commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 70s
"Hi Everyone, I'm almost 2.5 years into this. Today is a pretty low day, just is. I wondered, when you meet a new person or people, at work for e.g., and the question "and what does your husband do?" invariably comes up, what do you…"
5 hours ago
TorontoLucy replied to H2obapper's discussion Panic attacks/PTSD
"Heath, I just read your post and I am truly sorry that you had to lose your wonderful wife period, but especially in such a traumatic way. As I have read through many posts on this site and as I myself experienced, many of us had to attempt CPR to…"
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david1980 replied to Suzy B's discussion Fighting the Life Insurance company
"Suzy, your post would give one a general thought that it was possibly suicide. However if you had reason to believe something else occurred that is where you would need to substantiate those concerns. Possibly where and how he was found would aid in…"
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