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Memorial is over

It's been four months.  The kids were there, my family and a host of his friends. I am now feeling my sorrow deep down and not as superfici…

Started by Lost Izzie

3 Jun 30
Reply by laurajay

Who's going to Camp Widow San Diego 2018? Let's get acquainted!

Have you registered? Have questions?  Here's a place where we can share our travel plans, our fears, our questions - and get acquainted be…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

2 Jun 28
Reply by Dianne in Nevada

Keeping your Loved One's Ashes

Hi everyone I am 6 months into my grief journey, abut it feels like 1 million years ago since I saw my Rick's handsome face. How can it onl…

Started by Shoosie2

3 Jun 27
Reply by Former Yooper


Need help using the site? Ask here!

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…

Started by Soaring Spirits

320 Jun 26
Reply by Susan

Link To New WV Site

Hi!    I hope we all get a LINK to the new WV website.  Please? Susan

Started by Susan

0 Jun 26


When did you remove your wedding rings?

I took mine off way before I started to date -- but I tend to get very long-lasting tans -- so I took mine off around the first anniversary…

Started by Soaring Spirits

665 Jun 24
Reply by Dianne in Nevada

Crying in the front lawn

Crying here crying there crying everywhere. This has been heart crushing smashed it all up in crumbling pieces. I dont want to do this. Nob…

Started by Luv4Z

11 Jun 23
Reply by Callie2


Please don't think me cruel for what you're about to read. It has been six months since my husband died and about two weeks ago my libido s…

Started by Patty

34 Jun 21
Reply by SweetMelissa2007

Having to say the "W" word

Boy, that was hard. I went to see a specialist and he asked my marital status.  For 14 years married I was always happy to say married.  It…

Started by Mrs Bear

9 Jun 19
Reply by Mrs Bear

Is it normal to keep items around your house of theirs

Idk if it's healthy for unhealthy for me to keep all his items right where he left them... It's only been a little over 3 months and I stil…

Started by Aly brabham

74 Jun 15
Reply by Lost Izzie


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