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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.

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Wedding Anniversary Random Acts of Kindness

One of our members started a tradition in Widowed Village that you're invited to participate in. Join eliana in marking your wedding anniversary by performing Random Acts of Kindness (RAKs).

If you're inspired to participate, please RSVP on the event page with the number of acts you will complete in honor of your special day.  

Here's a  link to the event:  Wedding Anniversary RAKs

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Please add your special dates to our new Forum discussions to honor and recognize your wedding anniversaries, birthdays, dates of your loss. We currently have them posted for July, August & September and will add the following months as they approach.  Click month to go to that page:     JULY    AUGUST    SEPTEMBER

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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 or by posting a comment in the Help Forum here in Widowed Village.

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MargaretRose (MR) replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?
"today has been a little rocky .... someone at the office said, "its been 7 days since i got a hug from my grandchildren." (they are away for a week) i felt like SCREAMING "ITS BEEN NEARLY 11 MONTHS SINCE I GOT A HUG FROM MY…"
2 hours ago
k2k9 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi Robin!!  My husband and I also had no kids, and I spend all my time with my dogs.  I find that people who have not lost a spouse do not "get it". They try to tell me the grief will pass.  First of all, I have lost every…"
3 hours ago
Princess Warrior Widow replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Who's going to Camp Widow San Diego 2015? Let's get acquainted!
"Camp Widow was fantastic.  Michele's speech was amazing as always.  This was my first camp in San Diego.  Thank you and big hugs to everyone who makes this weekend a huge success. "
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new2015 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"I am still in my first year and the comments made by those who have put in more time than me have helped.  It has made me realize that I will never get back to where I was before me Joe left me.  I will survive but life will be different.…"
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