Widowed Village

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*Soaring Spirits Regional Events Q&A

We are thrilled to facilitate the opportunity for regional social gatherings that provide fellowship, the chance to connect with widowed pe…

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Need help using the site? Ask here!

Hi friends, Many of you have been asking for a little more support in using the site. Our volunteers will stop by this discussion and answe…

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Healthy Living After Loss

Hi Fellow Villagers,      Some of you I know and, look forward to knowing you better. Others of you, I look forward to meeting and hearing…

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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

2895 5 hours ago
Reply by EileenJoy

Where is everyone from?

Hi everyone, I just wondered where everyone was from?  Im from the UK

Started by Hayley_A

173 7 hours ago
Reply by grover71780

Going Home

I've already had to return to work. This is my second full week. I'm doing okay, some days are easier than others, I noticed I'm somewhat f…

Started by breistl

5 12 hours ago
Reply by Callie2

Signs and Communications

I don't know what you all might think of this but I've found that if I talk to Amanda out loud, if I email her or private message her on fa…

Started by LarryT

47 22 hours ago
Reply by BergenJC

Early changes you regret?

Have you made any hasty decisions or changes that you wish you hadn't? My husband died May 6th and I'm thinking completely redoing my mast…

Started by Tripletmom

4 yesterday
Reply by mixelated

need help...

Its been 18 months since I lost my husband and I have no children or family. A half brother 12 years older. No friends. Only work friends.…

Started by tjmac

14 yesterday
Reply by kathienpb

Easy recipes

I have been a widower for 2 years now. I'm not much of a cook, so if anyone has some great easy recipes to share that would be wonderful. I…

Started by JK (OK)

13 yesterday
Reply by BergenJC

How can I long for affection from a stranger so early on?!

I am new to this site, this is my 1st discussion. I feel I won't be judged here, and I can openly speak, since Facebook didn't exactly seem…

Started by Young Widow

9 on Saturday
Reply by Tom C


What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?

I had a person who was in the throes of divorce tell me that MY loss was "beautiful and romantic." My husband was dying of cancer at the ti…

Started by Soaring Spirits

3017 on Saturday
Reply by sonja7

Advice on Vacations in the First Year?

I have had several (not widowed) people tell me that I should take my kids on a nice vacation this year, and I thought at first that we sho…

Started by Mary H

21 on Friday
Reply by SharonH1885


This site is run by widowed people, for widowed people

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