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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

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

9 Jun 14
Reply by shellybean

Other people's wedding anniversaries

I am usually a fairly gushy person and love seeing people celebrate their wedding anniversaries on Facebook etc. I guess because so many ma…

Started by Miss Em (Emma)

6 Jun 11
Reply by Lupe's husband

No Friends & No Family

My family consists of my 17 year old daughter & my 36 yr old alcoholic brother that I end up supporting half the time. My friends have…

Started by Slater89

6 Jun 5
Reply by jcristedi

shouldn't i feel worse than i do?

Hi everyone- I lost my husband 3 months ago, after watching him deal with cancer for almost 2 years. I feel like i was grieving for a lot o…

Started by Fromage

19 Jun 4
Reply by Blithe

the little things

I have been thinking about the silly little things, inside jokes and sayings we used to share. Like if someone passed us on the road in a b…

Started by vintage56(barb)

12 Jun 3
Reply by Nattfodd

Relationship issue complicating my grief

   I am less than 3 weeks post losing my husband to cancer and am very disturbed by the intensity of feeling I am having around a relations…

Started by Blithe

5 Jun 3
Reply by Rainy (Misty)


MAY Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

4 Jun 2
Reply by Lupe's husband

For those who do not want to date ...

Are there any others here ... ... who truly do not want to date? ... who do not feel a need to date? ... who believe they can be content al…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

509 May 30
Reply by SweetMelissa2007


JUNE Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

0 May 30


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