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Who's going to Camp Widow Tampa 2016? 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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Who's going to Camp Widow Tampa 2016? 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…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

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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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What song or line(s) from a song relate to how you feel? And how/why?

I heard a Beatles song Friday, and all weekend the first two lines have been stuck in my head. The song is "Golden Slumbers". The first two…

Started by JK (OK)

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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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Offense...What are some marks people have made to you whereby you were offended...what was your response?

I went to "videos" and discovered "Stupid things people say to widows"... and that inspired me to start a discussion about it. I am 32 yea…

Started by Jolie.P

48 on Tuesday
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Grieving

I am new to the group,

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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

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How can I long for affection from a stranger so early on?!

I am new to this site, this is my 1st discussion. I feel I won't be judged here, and I can openly speak, since Facebook didn't exactly seem…

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90 on Tuesday
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Am I alone in this?

I'm going to put myself out on the line here.  I don't know if others feel this way.  I loved my husband with all my heart and I grieve fo…

Started by CruiseOn

5 on Tuesday
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