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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…

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LGBTQ+ Camp Widow Pop-Up coming to LA

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Hi my name is Lis I lost my husband Nov 11 2019 at 51 he die in our bed with a hard attack  I did CPR and he die in my arms it was unexpect…

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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

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Support we need vs get

Has anyone else had the experience of having someone in their life Really Most Sincerely Want To Help...but only if they can help the way t…

Started by Melissa

11 Dec 5
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Safe Holiday Movies?

My family has a tradition of watching a holiday movie at this time of year. For obvious reasons, I don't want to watch anything focused on…

Started by Melissa

5 Dec 4
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Minneapolis/St. Paul Area

I lost my husband suddenly 7 weeks ago and am wondering if there are any other women on this site from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area or sur…

Started by Tammy

19 Dec 3
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How about a good memory ?

Greetings all. I am a brand new member. I have been doing a lot of reading on this site. I was widowed in the Fall of 2004. How I wish I ha…

Started by Freebird

2 Dec 1
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Still Lost

I can deal with living alone. The part that’s tough is the feeling of being lost. It’s like being far out at see where the horizon goes on…

Started by Etchtech

8 Nov 27
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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…

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212 Nov 27
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