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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!

Here are links to each of those pages:

Soaring Spirits web site:

Widowed Village list:

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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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Melissa commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"I'm so sorry about Marcus, shellybean. I have done EMDR therapy in the past for other issues and found it very helpful. If you have a good therapist with a lot of experience, I would think it could be helpful. I'm not a doctor, but I think…"
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Phyllis commented on only1sue's blog post Lonely in a crowd
"I do not have any grandkids, just one unmarried son. My family gatherings consist of my sister and her kids and grandkids. Never do I feel lonelier than when surrounded by family. I don’t fit into any category except widowed aunt with nothing…"
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Not sure I’m making progress

 My husband passed in August 2012. I was in a grief group, an excellent group, for a couple of years and I was also active on this site for a while. I have not been on it for a couple of years. I’m not so sure that  I am making good progress in…See More
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MomOfBoys commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2018
"Miss Em I am wondering the same. And boys are so hard to read how they are really feeling. I have just joined the group as well, and If I don't reply to people I apologize, I am a little overwhelmed at the moment but I hope to be more involved."
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