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barbee's Discussions (124)

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"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?

808 Feb 5
Reply by laurajay

"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)

"One of the beautiful things about this site is the realization there is no right or…"

barbee replied Oct 4, 2018 to Keeping your Loved One's Ashes

24 Oct 5, 2018
Reply by NoLongerInBergenJC

"Another idea is to grab several trays of ice cubes and find a brick wall or a wall w…"

barbee replied Sep 22, 2018 to Now I box?

7 Oct 3, 2018
Reply by Fromage

"In grief it is so very easy to feel guilty. All the woulda/shoulda/coulda things sur…"

barbee replied Jun 2, 2018 to Relationship issue complicating my grief

5 Jun 3, 2018
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

"Yes, there are bad guys out there and they all are not men! I did the online dating…"

barbee replied May 28, 2018 to What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?

808 Feb 5
Reply by laurajay

"Burning early journals was something I did too. They contained so much sadness and a…"

barbee replied May 14, 2018 to Does anyone actively journal?

34 Jan 23
Reply by Susan


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