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barbee's Discussions (129)

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"I tip my hat to you for all the many years of caregiving you did for your wife. I di…"

barbee replied on Wednesday to How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?

737 yesterday
Reply by Mrs.Linda

"It is possible. Go slowly; time is on your side.  I'd been widowed for over two year…"

barbee replied Apr 11 to Is it really possible to make room in your heart for a new love?

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Reply by J in Florida

"Since posting this a few hours ago, I happened upon an interesting thought in an art…"

barbee replied Apr 6 to What is going on with the shifting of emotions?

16 Apr 13
Reply by BESTBUDS1 [Norman}

"Misty, all of life is a risk. Sometimes I think our bodies tell us things our brain…"

barbee replied Apr 6 to What is going on with the shifting of emotions?

16 Apr 13
Reply by BESTBUDS1 [Norman}

"Frank, truer words were never spoken than the ones you wrote: "most people want to h…"

barbee replied Mar 16 to How do you share without worrying people? Also is it normal to be in denial?

9 Mar 21
Reply by Rich

"Sometimes we cannot be too careful, especially when we are stressed with grief. Many…"

barbee replied Feb 10 to relationships after

4 Feb 10
Reply by Callie2


"Seattle and Bellevue are very expensive places to live and traffic congestion is som…"

barbee replied Nov 3, 2018 to Losing my home.

157 Nov 3, 2018
Reply by barbee

"Yes, grief can be painful. A couple weeks after my husband's death, I was at my doct…"

barbee replied Oct 23, 2018 to I had an interesting conversation with my doctor today so I thought I'd share it with you all.

29 Nov 12, 2018
Reply by J in Florida

"Sue, what a blessing it is to hear you have come to a level of acceptance. A simply…"

barbee replied Oct 14, 2018 to What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?

816 Apr 1
Reply by only1sue

"When your mate leaves this earth, whether it was sudden or after a lingering illness…"

barbee replied Oct 10, 2018 to Lost

6 Oct 25, 2018
Reply by Rainy (Misty)


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