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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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Callie2 commented on MidnightBear (Tony)'s blog post The Things People Don't Mean but Say
"Tony, I think we’re all a bit more sensitive amidst the holidays, even when we pass the point of grieving. The first few years or so, the pain can lead us into overthinking peoples comments and lack of tact. What is important is that you…"
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Tess commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I had to weigh in on this fascinating "why am I here topic" as well. I think about this every moment of every day. I too had a husband that was an alcoholic and on a self-destructive path. That really never stopped, but his family credited…"
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Maggie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I don’t have a sense of purpose at all, but I’m not particularly depresuabout it. It’s going on 6 yrs for me and I have a new life and I’m fairly content, but no purpose. No new man....don’t want one. i say do whatever…"
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booktime (Susan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I too thought about why I was still here and it's becoming clearer. I thought it was to work as long as I could but now I know I want to really enjoy life without the constriction of work. With 6 months to go before I retire, I have a lot to do…"
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