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SEPTEMBER Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

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As a group listed in the Option B Group Directory – which features groups that help people cope with adversity and build resilience – we ar…

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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…

Started by only1sue

462 1 hour ago
Reply by Slick

I'm just going to "be"

I can relate to getting lost in my own world, where at times, time gets away from me and the days get jumbled. Without a job and “family”,…

Started by BelovedPeach

1 7 hours ago
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Introduce yourselves, please!

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

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4490 20 hours ago
Reply by IBelieveInYou

New here

Hello, my name is Kim. I lost my loving husband to stage iv kidney cancer May 2, 2017. We were married 15 years. Our 16th wedding anniversa…

Started by adoption1964

6 yesterday
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Family and friends distance ?

I've noticed a huge gap between me and family,friends. My wife passed this past July 3rd and it was as if everyone in my life has evaporate…

Started by mls64 (Mike)

9 yesterday
Reply by barbee

Stepson expected more in my husband's will; he is harassing me

My DH of 35 years passed suddenly & unexpectedly away in May.  I have naturally been on a roller-coaster of grief & shock. We have…

Started by Lindi

11 yesterday
Reply by Callie2

Am finding that the more I am alone...

the more I prefer to be alone.  Anyone else?

Started by Rose481

29 yesterday
Reply by Callie2

Group Grief Therapy- Good or bad?

 I started attending a Group Grief therapy session last week.   It is 8 weeks long.  In this group are all different ages (although all are…

Started by Raven2017

29 on Friday
Reply by soulmate

When Does It Stop

Today marks the 9th month that my husband died.    It seems that every month since he passed on the 13th day, all the memories of his death…

Started by Former Yooper

3 on Thursday
Reply by SweetMelissa2007

Staying in the marital home or moving elsewhere?

My house is much too big for one person and the maintenance is difficult for me, but I am so undecided if I want to sell it and, if I did,…

Started by newlife

149 on Thursday
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