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APRIL Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

Here's a spot where you can post your special April remembrances - wedding anniversaries, birthdays, anniversaries of your loss, children'…

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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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The Effect of Pets

I know that some might think that pets are not appropriate as subjects after losing our spouses but I think they are.  After Don died I was…

Started by cindy292

200 4 hours ago
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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

4257 5 hours ago
Reply by Averysmom

Stupid People

Hello Since Doug died & people said so many stupid things to me, I always wanted to have a page where people who were left behind, cou…

Started by Imogen

41 6 hours ago
Reply by Imogen

What's scaring you these days?

There's nothing like the death of a spouse to scare you out of your mind. So what's frightening you these days? Get the fear out where you…

Started by Jill

13 9 hours ago
Reply by widow85

To sell our home or make it work?

Hi, It's been 9 months since my husband suddenly passed away.  I was 33 at the time and we have a 2 year old little girl.  We just moved to…

Started by Rosbert1227

8 10 hours ago
Reply by Athena53

Please tell me it's not just me...

It has been 2 years, one month, and 3 days since my Husband was taken from this earth.  I still don't go a day without thinking about him.…

Started by Donutmom4x

10 12 hours ago
Reply by Dianthus0625

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

227 20 hours ago
Reply by rrod

How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?

I'm interested in hearing from widows and widowers of all ages to know what it's like to be a certain age when you have your loss. We have…

Started by Jill

644 yesterday
Reply by Sissy

Paying it forward -- does it help you?

How many of you have had to help at least one other person start this widowed journey?  I have had three in the last year and a half.  Do y…

Started by NoLongerInBergenJC

9 yesterday
Reply by WV12345

The Nice Things People Say

 Hi, My name is Lisa and I lost the love of my life 3 weeks ago.  I've heard some really inappropriate comments and have been able to shake…

Started by lisa72

13 on Saturday
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