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We'll be here for you on the Holidays

We'll be hanging out in the Chat Room on Thanksgiving ... and Christmas ... and New Years Eve ... for those who want to pop in. The holidays can be hard, whether it's your first one without your love or years out. So if you're needing an understanding ear to share part of your day with, please join us in the Widowed Village Chat Room. 

Thanksgiving Chat

Christmas Chat

New Years Eve Chat

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Catx replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion EUROPE in the group Connect with others in your area
"Thank you so much :)"
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Joey62244 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Thanksgiving for me was crazy this year.  I started working part time and had to work both Thanksgiving and Black Friday.  In a way it helped because I was busy and didn't have time to think until I got home to an empty house.…"
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Slick commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Hi phone calls here either...quiet day thanksgiving...I don't feel like I belong even with my family anymore..I know on Christmas a lot of people I knew years ago..would go to a movie and a simple dinner..didn't really celebrate.."
3 hours ago
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"We are into another week-end. I hope everyone made it through the holiday in relatively good shape. Mine was very quiet not even any phone calls. I did have the glass of wine with dinner but didn't do the decorations. I took the fall ones down…"
3 hours ago


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