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Soaring Spirits Regional Events Q&A

We are thrilled to facilitate the opportunity for regional social gatherings that provide fellowship, the chance to connect with widowed pe…

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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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Healthy Living After Loss

Hi Fellow Villagers,      Some of you I know and, look forward to knowing you better. Others of you, I look forward to meeting and hearing…

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For those who have dated... how did you know when you were ready?

Did people push you to date? Did your body just lead you into it? Did a friend make you start an OKCupid account "just to window shop?"  

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Reply by cec

Starting a new life

I'm only 6 months into my loss of my husband suddenly.  I've made the decision to grieve/mourn him for an entire year and not make any majo…

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11 3 hours ago
Reply by Lovegone

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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76 8 hours ago
Reply by icecream

Books on grief and healing that I have found personally helpful

My husband of 36 years passed away unexpectedly 6 weeks ago about 12 hours after seemingly successful coronary bypass surgery.  It was a to…

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25 8 hours ago
Reply by icecream

Easter 2014 - What a Rough Day!

What a rough day for all of us here in Widville!!! I read several of us are really struggling and sent messages of encouragement to some on…

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13 9 hours ago
Reply by icecream

living in the south

Does anyone on here live in the South? Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana? To name a few. Not trying to start a north vs s…

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58 9 hours ago
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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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Reply by Pcs96

Keeping Memories Alive

From the beginning, Kathy's voice was on our answering machine. I could not bring myself to delete it and as it turned out, her dad would c…

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0 14 hours ago

Having a hard time taking my wife off of accounts, etc...Is anyone else having trouble? Is it important?

Its been 15 months that Ive been without my wife. Just last week was I able to make myself go to the bank with a copy of the death certific…

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19 15 hours ago
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