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The in-laws...good, bad or indifferent?

I've had my ups and downs with my in-laws.  I have actually become more close to them during this, however, they've also decided that they…

Started by Taunje

47 Aug 1, 2011
Reply by Brian

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New hobbies and interests... daydream or tell us what you are working on!

I loved a post by @Jordan so much -- about her new interest in Science Fiction conventions where adults dress up like Klingons and so on --…

Started by Soaring Spirits

11 Jul 31, 2011
Reply by Jordan

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What did you lose? I really wanted children.

What did you lose when your partner died? Please share your ideas here. I've started this thread aiming at the many folks who hadn't had th…

Started by Soaring Spirits

5 Jul 31, 2011
Reply by Susan B

Pills? Therapy?

 OK... been struggling 8 months now, trying to get on with my life. I was on anxiety meds through out Mike's illness and until this past Fe…

Started by jean

6 Jul 31, 2011
Reply by Marsha

Holidays, Birthdays and Other Special Days

This week will be really hard for me...who are we kidding every week is hard. My birthday is on the 14th, I'll be 32 - halfway to 64. The 1…

Started by Melanie

4 Jul 31, 2011
Reply by Jordan

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What did you lose? I lost the retirement we'd been planning.

What have you lost when your partner died? Please share your ideas here. I've started this thread aiming at the many folks I've heard who f…

Started by Soaring Spirits

14 Jul 25, 2011
Reply by AuntT (Steph)

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July triggers and milestones... US independence day, heat, vacations... what else?

My LH's birthday was 7/2, he died 6/2, and while most of that time was a fog the first year, I will always remember the awkward "birthday"…

Started by Soaring Spirits

35 Jul 25, 2011
Reply by Storm

My Husband's Other Wife - She died, so I could find the man I love.

http://www.slate.com/id/2292956/   Article in Slate...   In 2009, Emily Yoffe, Slate's "Dear Prudence" shared the story of her husband's fi…

Started by Alive & Mortal

11 Jul 22, 2011
Reply by Scottish Helen

Fundraisers, do you participate, how do you handle it?

I've been doing Relay For Life where I work for years, long before Claire was diagnosed, then the same year she was diagnosed they started…

Started by A Widowed Father

12 Jul 21, 2011
Reply by Debbie

May be a touchy subject, but is anyone in a new relationship?

I guess this is th best place to ask this as any.  I'm having somewhat of a hard time trying to define what I am and what I feel I should b…

Started by Momtofour

30 Jul 20, 2011
Reply by DB in IL

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