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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!

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

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How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?

While people are panicking, cleaning out stores, quarantining themselves it's just another sunny day in New Jersey for me.  I'm taking cer…

Started by Rich

34 1 hour ago
Reply by only1sue


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

12 on Tuesday
Reply by LandL (Linda)

Anyone feel like this ? Nightmare, Twilight Zone, Groundhog Day

Bad day today, why I don't know.  Was having a string of good days but then the sadness and despair returned in full force today. Anyone el…

Started by Oskar Ruettiger

17 on Tuesday
Reply by MissingJim

I need stories of hope that show we can successfully find love again after loss- Please post how you found love again and how you are still doing as a new couple

I am new to this site- just found it 2 days ago. My wife, Cindy, died 2 1/2 months ago just before Thanksgiving (Not a lot of thanks that d…

Started by Dennis(not)theMenace

11 on Tuesday
Reply by Talisker (Steve)


Introduce yourselves, please!

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

5246 on Monday
Reply by DaphneCat2

New to the "Club"

Hi everyone I lost my wife in early March to metastatic breast cancer which spread to her brain. Fortunately I was with her up until she di…

Started by Scotty

14 on Monday
Reply by Callie2

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

896 Jul 2
Reply by only1sue


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

9 Jul 2
Reply by laurajay

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

315 Jun 29
Reply by Debb

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

16 Jun 26
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