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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

3530 2 hours ago
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JUNE Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

7 on Friday
Reply by Faolan

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

315 on Thursday
Reply by Patience (Diane)

I could use some advice.

Hello, I lost my wife of three and a half years last week to cancer. Not only did I lose her I'm also now facing losing one of our step kid…

Started by Duckfan

5 on Thursday
Reply by widow85

An open letter from a sudden widower

This is an open letter I have written but not yet sent to the woman I love and live mine and my daughters life with now. She tries to get m…

Started by Patrick

6 on Tuesday
Reply by happylilycat

How to feel old

#1 - Drive to local Social Security office to complete application for widows benefits (turning 60 soon). #2 - Drive past a bunch of young…

Started by vintage56(barb)

1 Jun 19
Reply by Callie2

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…

Started by kenslove

3 Jun 19
Reply by Callie2

Wanting to move but....

Well...I am coming up on 5 years next month since my husband died. I finally decided to move on and sell the house and move closer to my gr…

Started by Buddys Mom

4 Jun 19
Reply by booktime (Susan)

How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?

I'm interested in hearing from widows and widowers of all ages to know what it's like to be a certain age when you have your loss. We have…

Started by Jill

511 Jun 18
Reply by Faolan

I am a widow by suicide, and haunted by that look in his eyes before he died

My bi-polar husband took his life on May 9th after a long struggle with depression.  I thought it was another episode like many others over…

Started by kenslove

13 Jun 17
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