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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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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.

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InsideLove added a discussion to the group Born in the 40s or Earlier

Unfortunately finding myself here

My husband died on Aug 28, unexpectedly..I have a grief counselor- her husband passed away at 47 years of marriage too and so, she traveled this path. I do have a grief group, 4 widows 1 widower. Most a little bit different journeys because all were…See More
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Doug02122014 replied to Doug02122014's discussion What to do with spouses personal effects and when?
"vintage56(barb Great idea, I hadn't thought of that. Next time we get rained out of the fields I will definitely be looking into this."
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Slick commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"thank you Barzan for your great are right...I do the same thing...always praising and telling them I love them...I am always there when a conflict arises.....and also have had blood done when I had no vitamin D so I take 2000-3000 mg a…"
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Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Mary. Irish Lady and Slick, I'm not one to pass out advice but having read all your posts this past week, I decided to chime in.   I have a great relationship with the kids and one of the things I do and have always done was to praise…"
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