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DECEMBER Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

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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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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

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Am finding that the more I am alone...

the more I prefer to be alone.  Anyone else?

Started by Rose481

8 1 hour ago
Reply by cloudwatcher


Introduce yourselves, please!

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

3958 3 hours ago
Reply by GrandmaH

Over the one year mark and went on a date..So confused

Hello, My wife passed Oct of last year. I'm 46 and I have an 11 Yo little girl. Back when i was 23 I had 3 girlfriends all 18 years old (th…

Started by Owfw

29 5 hours ago
Reply by Owfw

For those who do not want to date ...

Are there any others here ... ... who truly do not want to date? ... who do not feel a need to date? ... who believe they can be content al…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

389 17 hours ago
Reply by sunfeathers

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

571 23 hours ago
Reply by stevie60

The Mountains of Paperwork

Hi Everyone, I'm new to this site. I lost my husband this past May after a third recurrence of brain cancer. It's been nearly 6 months sinc…

Started by WittyBlondeWolverine

32 yesterday
Reply by Athena53

Stop by this Forum when you need a positive 'pick me up'

I guess I have a reputation here of putting a positive spin on things. I'll take that. As long as you understand that doesn't mean that thi…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

702 yesterday
Reply by Slick

Learning to cope.

Christmas This will be my second Christmas without Brenda here. Last year I did not decorate the house like we usually did, instead I flew…

Started by Golferths111

3 yesterday
Reply by SweetMelissa2007

Maybe this can help during holidays, and at other times.

Started by cloudwatcher

0 on Thursday

Beautiful Messages for our Loved Ones this Holiday Season and Always

I came across the following on Pinterest this evening and it so perfectly conveys a message from me to my husband!  Merry Christmas Darling…

Started by Nieta

0 on Thursday


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