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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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New Widow Introducing Myself

Hello everyone, I became widowed on 4/15/2020.  My husband and I spent the day together, me working from home due to COVID and he was furl…

Started by harvdzny

4 31 minutes ago
Reply by Maralina


Introduce yourselves, please!

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

5266 on Monday
Reply by phyllis

The physical comfort

Is something I really miss. Just to be held and have my back rubbed as I grieve. How do you learn to live with that loss?

Started by Alma

9 on Saturday
Reply by Alma

A good watch

I don’t know where you are on your grief journey, but I was looking for some spiritual words this morning and came across this wonderful vi…

Started by Tess

6 Jul 26
Reply by Tess

The obsession of starting a new relationship

The obsession of starting a new relationship My post is not to challenge/criticize anyone but to try and understand the need for many survi…

Started by Rich

47 Jul 26
Reply by Borntobehappy


Check out what we've been discussing in our weekly Zoom sessions

We've been sharing some good info in our Zoom sessions that other members may also find helpful.   PBS documentary "Speaking Grief" - avail…

Started by Soaring Spirits

1 Jul 25
Reply by Soaring Spirits


Does anyone have dysthymia-chronic low grade depression that has worsened since the death of your spouse and after a 2 or more year period…

Started by Maggie

14 Jul 24
Reply by DIVA70

Wedding Rings -- why wear them?

Today I went out to lunch with a friend (not a widow) and told her all my widowed friends (that I met at Grief Groups) have taken their wed…

Started by Dee1960

37 Jul 23
Reply by Marian


Free Online Resources

During today's Widowed Village Zoom call, we discussed things we could do to fill our days. Maybe something we used to enjoy doing that we…

Started by Soaring Spirits

4 Jul 22
Reply by Soaring Spirits

Where is everyone from?

We've created a new group to help Villagers find others who live in their area.  Just click on the link for your area and post within that…

Started by Hayley_A

320 Jul 15
Reply by GlorWyo


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