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I am back for a second time

I originally joined this site when my previous partner Sally passed away in 2011. It was a great comfort. However, there was a Mormon man…

Started by CP13

10 4 hours ago
Reply by CP13

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

895 on Sunday
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Anyone feel like this ? Nightmare, Twilight Zone, Groundhog Day

Bad day today, why I don't know.  Was having a string of good days but then the sadness and despair returned in full force today. Anyone el…

Started by Oskar Ruettiger

14 on Sunday
Reply by SpirotheGreek

What to say, when well meaning friends tell you to "get over it"?

The five year anniversary of my husband's death is approaching (May 28) and I am sad, and I am lonely and I missing him more than ever, and…

Started by Dee1960

9 on Sunday
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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

5240 on Friday
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Defining Me

My husband Dennis died very suddenly on July 7th.  I came home from work and found him.  We were married 30 years.  The process has been a…

Started by Gunnerx2 (Carol)

17 May 28
Reply by Debb

Wedding Rings -- why wear them?

Today I went out to lunch with a friend (not a widow) and told her all my widowed friends (that I met at Grief Groups) have taken their wed…

Started by Dee1960

30 May 23
Reply by 05032019

Where is my grief?

Husband died on April 25 very suddenly. I have read many other posts here about how people are grieving and having a hard time without thei…

Started by Barbara Ann

4 May 22
Reply by Barbara Ann

The physical comfort

Is something I really miss. Just to be held and have my back rubbed as I grieve. How do you learn to live with that loss?

Started by Alma

5 May 22
Reply by Estragon

Handwriting necklace jewelry

In case anyone is interested, I was introduced to "handwriting" jewelry by another WV member. It's available on etsy. You send a sample han…

Started by Maggiepie

2 May 21
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