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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…

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Recently moved to Kansas City Area

It’s been 4 years since my husband passed.  I decided to move to Kansas City with family the first of April in the midst of all the COVID q…

Started by Lyn

1 yesterday
Reply by Frank

What would you do? Step Kids Walk Away and now want to Reconnect after 4 years.

I need some advice. My husband passed almost 4 years ago this coming December. I've had very little to no communication with his kids or gr…

Started by Grumpyist

1 yesterday
Reply by Frank

Six years.

Where did the time go.  On October 30 it will be six years for me.  I still remember that day and what followed.  I never had a chance to s…

Started by gigi

7 on Wednesday
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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

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5308 on Tuesday
Reply by Estragon

What to say, when well meaning friends tell you to "get over it"?

The five year anniversary of my husband's death is approaching (May 28) and I am sad, and I am lonely and I missing him more than ever, and…

Started by Dee1960

18 Sep 13
Reply by Melissa

Do you think your spouse would recognize you today ?

In my early stages of grief I know she (Darlene) wouldn't have recognized me with my deep depression, PTSD, weight loss, hair loss, memory…

Started by Doug02122014

7 Sep 13
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Avoiding our favorite places.

Over four years out (can't believe it) and I still avoid going to places which we enjoyed, antique stores, shopping areas, dining spots, ev…

Started by Rich

4 Sep 13
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Nights

Of the 24 hours in a day, nights are the toughest. Mornings are okay, afternoons tolerable. But nights, when it gets dark, can be a real bi…

Started by soulmate

15 Sep 10
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Festival of Hope - will you be attending?

It starts this Sunday!  Registration is free and can be done online at https://soaringspirits.org/events/festival-of-hope/.  The festivitie…

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0 Sep 10

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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…

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7 Sep 5
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