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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!

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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 replied to Miket's discussion Not Doing So Well With Christmas Approaching in the group Widowed in 2016
"I know, Miket. I think I was numb last Christmas; the first without my husband. He had passed away just the month before so grief was new and overpowering. I didn't even think about Christmas. I made it through Thanksgiving okay this year too.…"
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Miket added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016

Not Doing So Well With Christmas Approaching

How are you all doing with the holidays approaching? Me ... not so well. I made it through Thanksgiving without major problems, but with Christmas approaching I can’t help but think more often of my wife, how she loved this holiday, and what the…See More
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InsideLove replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Beautiful song. "Something you get through." My grief counselor told me on day one of seeing her (her husband died at 47 years of marriage too): "You won't get over it, you won't get through; but someday somehow you will…"
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Lucky replied to randy61543's discussion Lost my wife last January in the group Widowed in 2018
"Thank you. Warm hugs to you, too. "
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