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Who's going to Camp Widow TORONTO 2019? Let's get acquainted!

Have you registered?  Are you THINKING about attending?  Have questions?  Here's a place where we can share our travel plans, our fears, ou…

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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!

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Sometimes the anxiety

Just rises up and washes over me. Making me so scared. The world seems such a scary place. How do I live in it all alone? How do I keep goi…

Started by Alma

5 4 hours ago
Reply by Alma

stalked by death

I feel like I am being stalked by Death. 3 co-workers have lost a member of their immediate family and now a teacher at my kids' very small…

Started by Justme

2 18 hours ago
Reply by Frank

Husband's family having memorial without me??

My husband passed away very unexpectedly on 9-19-19 at 50 yrs. I'm a trainwreck. Our 11 yr old is with step-mother in-law. Husband is crema…

Started by Lola

13 yesterday
Reply by laurajay


Another taboo subject. " Don't talk About it. " " you won't go to Heaven if you do" I have thankfully gotten past this desperate point on…

Started by JPSwifeCathy

180 on Sunday
Reply by Roxana

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

863 on Sunday
Reply by barbee

The supermarket

Every where I turn it seems there is something that reminds me of him and what I don't need to buy anymore. Whether it's a potato chip flav…

Started by Alma

10 on Sunday
Reply by barbee

The Unicorn

We seem to be living in an age where widowhood is a bit more central to the themes of tv shows and some movies. Very few of them I can watc…

Started by Don

2 on Saturday
Reply by laurajay


Introduce yourselves, please!

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

5109 on Friday
Reply by Bobbysgirl

Can someone please explain where the chat room has gone?

I knew it was going to be down, but didn't think it would just disappear with no notice.  Many of us are not tech savvy.  I think we should…

Started by LandL (Linda)

4 on Thursday
Reply by Lablady

Pagan and Widowed?

Wondering if there are other folks on here who are neo-pagan or something similar? Samhain (the holiday that's a precursor to Halloween) is…

Started by Melissa

1 on Thursday
Reply by NoLongerInBergenJC


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