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JULY Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

Here's a spot where you can post your special July remembrances - wedding anniversaries, birthdays, anniversaries of your loss, children's…

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Introduce yourselves, please!

WELCOME to our community ... tell us about you!

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Introduce yourselves, please!

WELCOME to our community ... tell us about you!

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When did you remove your wedding rings?

I took mine off way before I started to date -- but I tend to get very long-lasting tans -- so I took mine off around the first anniversary…

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587 3 hours ago
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Lost Friend

I had heard that this sometimes happens, but that knowledge doesn't help a bit when it actually happens. Close friends for 30+ years. Share…

Started by Rose481

1 9 hours ago
Reply by Patience (Diane)

Balancing who I was with who I will be

I'm not part of a partnership anymore. We were shutting down our business and moving to a home we could afford. I lost Ken last month, the…

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17 on Saturday
Reply by Helen

What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?

I am not a kid anymore I am 66.   The last time I dated was 45 years ago.  I am not sure that I want to date yet but am thinking maybe in t…

Started by only1sue

324 on Saturday
Reply by Slick

The Value Of A WV Penpal

Hello to all my fellow travelers. Today marks the second anniversary of one of the best things to happen to me since I was widowed in March…

Started by Deb

0 on Friday

Lost in the midwest widowed April 21, 2015

Hi I am Laurel1950. I was widowed last April suddenly. My husband and best friend was having lower back pain and thought it was just from o…

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2 on Friday
Reply by Callie2

Have you experienced any "God Winks" (i.e., messages) from your late spouse?

In the early stages of my grief, I was wandering around in a trance-like fog simply feeling lost and pretty destroyed as a result of losing…

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45 on Thursday
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Letter to a Friend

Hi everyone, I came across this letter to a friend and thought It would help the newly widowed people from day 1 until who knows.  I just w…

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3 Jul 17
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