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Guilty about therapy

This is possibly going to be very scattered, so I apologize in advance. But it's also raw. I know this is totally irrational, but I feel gu…

Started by shellybean

17 Sep 25
Reply by SweetMelissa2007


So heres something I think about, My husband has been gone alomost a year. And although I haven't reached the wanting to date anyone phase…

Started by Hopesmom

7 Sep 22
Reply by Callie2

The inevitable question has hit me....

 Rings. I'm sure this has been discussed a million times. Sorry if you all have had this one too many times. I've had a bad case of maybe e…

Started by Jabs

3 Sep 22
Reply by SweetMelissa2007

I don't understand.

Over the course of the last year, I have heard it all from well-meaning family and friends.  But what got me the most has been their views…

Started by Jwick

5 Sep 17
Reply by Hopesmom


I feel like i should be doing something but then again  I;m not sure if I;m readt to

Started by Hopesmom

4 Sep 16
Reply by Hopesmom


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…

Started by Soaring Spirits

3424 Sep 15
Reply by Peach

New From Alabama

New to this site and am curious if there are any people in the northern Alabama area.

Started by Navywife0219

3 Sep 12
Reply by Rainy (Misty)


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

672 Sep 11
Reply by Maria

What are we doing?

 I was standing at the sink washing off my dinner plate and all the sudden just thinking what in the world am I doing now?  In a general se…

Started by Luv4Z

3 Sep 9
Reply by Jwick

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

53 Sep 6
Reply by Frank


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