Widowed Village

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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…

Started by Dianne in NevadaLatest Reply


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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Advice on Vacations in the First Year?

I have had several (not widowed) people tell me that I should take my kids on a nice vacation this year, and I thought at first that we sho…

Started by Mary H

12 5 hours ago
Reply by Mary H

Apparently, having baggage and being able to talk about it

Is not so good for dating on match.com. After discussing widdowerhood, I was told that we are coming from different places and there is no…

Started by Mhardy

10 on Saturday
Reply by Frank


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…

Started by Soaring Spirits

2948 on Saturday
Reply by Steve

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

90 on Friday
Reply by only1sue


Dating and love

Everyone's favorite topics, or our favorites to complain about... :-0

Started by Soaring Spirits

544 on Thursday
Reply by Colleen


Legal stuff... is it worth it? Anything you can share with others thinking about taking this route?

What happens when you have a case -- negligence, medical, workplace related, etc.... Does it change the way you cope? Do you think it hurt…

Started by Soaring Spirits

54 on Thursday
Reply by MyNewLife (Melody)

Members in New England

I haven't seen any events or groups in New England. I would like to find out if there are any people interested in day trips or outings in…

Started by Denise

1 on Thursday
Reply by mem5711 (Denise)

Recommended Grief Books

We're chatting in the Village Square and sharing all of the grief books we've read and liked.  Better to have that take place here in the F…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

101 on Wednesday
Reply by judy

Anyone else a widow(er) and under the age of 35?

Just wanted to see if there were more young people out there, like myself who were widowed in their 20's-30's. 

Started by ShelisJenkins (TiffanyLynn)

22 Apr 28
Reply by newblossom2000


Introduce yourselves, please!

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

2887 Apr 28
Reply by Markus


This site is run by widowed people, for widowed people

Widowed Village connects peers with each other for friendship and sharing. The moderators, administrators, and others involved in running this site are not professionals.

Please don't interpret anything you read here as medical, legal, or otherwise expert advice. Don't disregard any expert's advice or take any action as a result of what you read here.

We're friends, not doctors, financial or legal professionals, and we're not "grief experts." But we are here, and we've been "there."



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