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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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Nance63 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hello, I've been catching some of these recent posts by email. You all are talking about the very thing I have been talking about with my daughter, my friend and my therapist, lately.... because I am in that season right now. actually, today…"
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Melissa commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi lulu74, My husband had a stroke on 10/24/17 and died on 11/6/17, so I have two death days. In the beginning, I was so aware of them and sobbed all day during both days (I actually feel as if he died on the 24th. He never came back to us after…"
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Mrs.Linda replied to LandL (Linda)'s discussion Has anyone else gotten worse as time goes by?
"I would not say I am depressed. But like today when I kept myself busy all day and have yard work that my husband always liked to do but is a chore for me and had my lonely supper and watched a video and the loneliness swept over me.  And my…"
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