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Who's going to Camp Widow CANADA in Toronto? Let's get acquainted!

Have you registered?  Are you THINKING about attending?  Have questions?  Here's a place where we can share our travel plans, our fears, ou…

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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…

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I'm Getting ME Back. How About YOU?

I'm a suicide survivor. My husband took his own life in May 2010. And I'm finally STARTING to feel like me again. The problem is … I added…

Started by Angelwing in Open area -- discuss anything you want. Start a topic? Sure!

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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

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Pulling away from married friends

Some advice please  I lost my husband 3 years ago, and among all of the other things I now struggle with, I just dont want to talk to or b…

Started by Shari in Advice, please! (Ask-a-widow/er)

11 11 hours ago
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Who's going to Camp Widow CANADA in Toronto? Let's get acquainted!

Have you registered?  Are you THINKING about attending?  Have questions?  Here's a place where we can share our travel plans, our fears, ou…

Started by Dianne in Nevada in Hosted topics -- moderated discussions

86 14 hours ago
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New here

Hello. I am new here. I just lost my wife, Michelle, a week ago. She was 46 and we had been married for 18 years. She had fought alcohol ad…

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10 18 hours ago
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What to do with spouses personal effects and when?

My wife of 19-years passed away from an incurable disease 2/12/2014.  The week after the funeral, I enlisted the help of my sister-in-law t…

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182 19 hours ago
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When you look in the mirror

Has anybody else lost a little bit of they're self Identity? I feel like a stranger to myself when I look in the mirror, still trying to fi…

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What do Widows do on Friday Night?

So I am sitting here trying to figure out the widow status and am wondering.. what do widow's do on Friday nights.. I can sit here with my…

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50 yesterday
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WIDOWS SEEN BY MARRIED WOMEN AS PREDATORS?

My friend/widower Barry tells me that some married women view widows as predators and these married women will avoid us and reel their husb…

Started by loycer in Hosted topics -- moderated discussions

5 yesterday
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