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Where is everyone from?

We've created a new group to help Villagers find others who live in their area.  Just click on the link for your area and post within that…

Started by Hayley_A

303 10 hours ago
Reply by MrsHill2015

Staying in the marital home or moving elsewhere?

My house is much too big for one person and the maintenance is difficult for me, but I am so undecided if I want to sell it and, if I did,…

Started by newlife

206 23 hours ago
Reply by Groundhog43


Just wondering if anyone has gone to a medium to connect with their spouse? And if so, what was the outcome?  *good, bad, or -- ?"  I've be…

Started by Dee1960

14 yesterday
Reply by Dee1960

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

25 on Saturday
Reply by ChelaDreams

A hard question but do you have any regrets about your behavior during your marriage?

I wish I hadn't expressed anger as much as I did. Ken would tell me that I felt too entitled to my anger and I think he was right. He was r…

Started by Jill

53 on Saturday
Reply by ChelaDreams

Emotions - How do you keep your emotions under control?

November 2019 is when I lost my wife to cancer.  A long miserable battle for her.  At 58 we were just starting to think about retirement an…

Started by SoreEyes

16 on Saturday
Reply by DIVA70

I need stories of hope that show we can successfully find love again after loss- Please post how you found love again and how you are still doing as a new couple

I am new to this site- just found it 2 days ago. My wife, Cindy, died 2 1/2 months ago just before Thanksgiving (Not a lot of thanks that d…

Started by Dennis(not)theMenace

7 on Friday
Reply by pricytapestry

It's so much

My husband died by suicide on July 26, 2019. One month and five days after his 48th birthday. We had been married just over 27 years. I jus…

Started by Alma

12 on Wednesday
Reply by Alma

Living Through Rear view Mirror

45 years ago today I married my best friend and soul mate. In total we had been in each others life for 50 years, 3 years best friends, 3 y…

Started by sis

11 Feb 17
Reply by Lisa_says

Mother-in-law Zinger

10 weeks have gone by since my wife passed away.  The other day though was an unexpected zinger. My Mother-in-law asked that I return furni…

Started by SoreEyes

6 Feb 15
Reply by Rainy (Misty)


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