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cloudwatcher replied to Rose481's discussion Am finding that the more I am alone...
"I too prefer to be alone.  I have neighbors and long-distance friends I keep in touch with. I have become a recluse, with my dog; I do get out and walk him daily and sometimes talk to others out there, but I am at peace living alone.  The…"
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Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"GrandmaH, I am terribly sorry to hear of your husband passing.  I hope you can find some comfort here in our group.  We try to lift each other as best we can and are always here to listen.  Grieving is a very personal and unchartered…"
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Okbobbo commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"GrammaH. I, too, was married for 56 years, my one and only true love. Support groups saved my life. Without them I was descending further and further into my grief. Even though I had family and friends helping me I needed to be with people who truly…"
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californiajazzy commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"GrandmaH I am sorry for you devasting loss. I also lost my husband to PC. I was lucky that I was in a care givers group where my husband was getting his chemo. I immediately went into the grief group because I was alone in a city with no family. I…"
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