This site is run by widowed people, for widowed people

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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Looking for a Regional Group?

Regional Groups

We have nearly 40 groups of widowed friends meeting across the US and Canada in our Soaring Spirits Regional Social Groups. See if one is near you by checking the Soaring Spirits web site event locator. Here's a link to that page:

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Living in Australia?

Soaring Spirits International has partnered with First Light Widowed Association, an organization for widowed people in Australia, to provide a private forum for our Aussie widows to connect.  In addition to this online community, First Light hosts local catch ups throughout the country and is working with Soaring Spirits to bring Camp Widow to Australia in the future.

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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.

Latest Activity

Tate2701 replied to Riley's discussion How do you feel about your grown children's way of dealing with death in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi, Riley. Maybe you have picked up on it a little already, that their relationship with their father was different to the relationship that you had with him, so how you are grieving is different? I'm sure they must be grieving but having…"
3 hours ago
HelensRay replied to HelensRay's discussion Its Official in the group Widowed in 2017
"Have had a strange experience this evening.  Have a had quite a boozy weekend, out last night to a gentleman's evening at the the rugby club, too much to drink and don't really remember getting home.  Back to the rugby club this…"
16 hours ago
Maria Louisa replied to JHclecce's discussion Wedding planning for Volume Two in the group Remarried After Loss
"I agree - simplest is best - whatever that means for a couple. "
21 hours ago
goingon (Cynthia) replied to Don's discussion With the holidays upon us... in the group Long-Term Illness
"Don -  I wish I had some infinite wisdom on how to answer these comments; maybe you don't answer.  Maybe you just nod and try to smile and walk away.  We know these comments don't help at all, but I think people just…"
23 hours ago


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