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AUGUST Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

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A good read about dating (and dealing with judgmental people.)

"You don’t get to comment on the choices of a widower while you sit happily next to your own living spouse." https://ericaroman.me/2017/07

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12 16 hours ago
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What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?

I had a person who was in the throes of divorce tell me that MY loss was "beautiful and romantic." My husband was dying of cancer at the ti…

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3385 yesterday
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Holidays

I lost my Husband on May 3rd. It was Mothers day and my oldest son's birthday the week we held the funeral and the military internment. We…

Started by Tekwriter

6 yesterday
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Curious about Camp Widow

Hello, Sorry if this isn't the right place to put this. I've searched and didn't find much that is current. I'm quite curious about Camp Wi…

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2 on Tuesday
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Poems, songs and sayings...

I had a pretty low morning and have been thinking of Jerry all morning and something he said to me years ago keeps playing in my head.  Whe…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

7 Aug 13
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Permission to Remarry

Two weeks before Melissa died, she looked at me and said "I want you to get married again".  She went on to say she did not think I was the…

Started by WoodTurner

51 Aug 12
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Overwhelmed

Right now still overwhelmed by life. It's almost 4 months.  I guess I thought I was ok because I survived the first 3.  I must have just be…

Started by Mrs Bear

4 Aug 12
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Suicide or Sleep Deprivation ...

There have been many misconceptions about suicide. It can be of vital importance to learn to properly identify your emotions/feelings for b…

Started by SweetMelissa2007

4 Aug 12
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when one loss triggers feeling of other losses..

It has been four years since I lost my wife. Until two months ago I continued living in the house in which she died -- in a very remote loc…

Started by Kipuka

3 Aug 11
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