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MickeysLove commented on Dianne in Nevada's group Widowed in 2014
"Justamom, I hate that label too.  I am still my husbands wife, he just isn't here anymore.  As soon as you label yourself a widow, all sorts of people look at you and you can just see $$$$ in their eyes.  You know that…"
11 minutes ago
Minty Hunter commented on Dianne in Nevada's group Widowed in 2014
"I actually find saying I'm a widow easier than saying my husband died. Saying the 'dead' word still makes me very upset and takes me back to the actual physical moment of his death. Saying I'm a widow feels impersonal but…"
59 minutes ago
BergenJC replied to kln82's discussion Getting through the first holiday season
"Congratulations, widow85! You just won the internet. Best. Post. Ever."
1 hour ago
Damianino! commented on Dianne in Nevada's group Widowed in 2014
"Hugs to y'all especially those who like me do not cotton to being labelled as widow(er). The first time it cropped up was during Admin Records Update. Next of Kin was tough. I had to pause and think of who as my only offspring Olive was 5 years…"
1 hour ago


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