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Rebound relationship -- or something more???? Yikes!!!

Hey all you wonderful women,  It has been 8 months since my husbands accident and 2 months of watching him lie in a coma before that. About…

Started by DanielleGoulden

5 Aug 29, 2011
Reply by Soaring Spirits

Dealing with the grief?

I have a question... After reading so many helpful blogs I saw something that got me to thinking about dealing with this grief and I wonder…

Started by jean

8 Aug 25, 2011
Reply by jean

Good life insurance company?

I am looking into getting a life insurance policy for myself to provide for my children should I pass. For those of you that have experienc…

Started by MissHIm11

8 Aug 25, 2011
Reply by jean

self confidence

I am finding my self confidence waning and I don't like it... I am questioning everything I do and say. The judgmental folks are getting to…

Started by jean

5 Aug 24, 2011
Reply by cec

Do you get angry if someone survives the event or illness that killed your spouse?

My husband died of a pulmonary embolism.  Sometimes, people catch these in time and get medical treatment and survive.  Serena Williams was…

Started by Wendy

26 Aug 24, 2011
Reply by Wendy


August triggers and sharing ... what hits you? The heat, back to school shopping, vacation...

What are some of the feelings and experiences you associate with August? Anniversaries, birthdays, etc... or just the heat (if you are LUCK…

Started by Soaring Spirits

29 Aug 23, 2011
Reply by Tommi

It will be 1 yr Aug.6th...It feels like a lifetime......

I cant stop thinking about that morning... The call came from the Dr, arund  8:30 a.m.  we were going on with our morning son…

Started by Ginaaaaa

2 Aug 20, 2011
Reply by Michelle


Triggers in the news....

What's going on? Do you interpret it differently than others? Are some stories hitting you hard today? (I think I just plain avoided all fo…

Started by Soaring Spirits

4 Aug 20, 2011
Reply by Tommi

Little things that happen that don't feel so little

Here's a place to share those seemingly small incidents that remind you of your loss and often bring on anything from longing to overwhelmi…

Started by Macduff (Hal)

14 Aug 19, 2011
Reply by Susan B

How to handle

I work in a small company. 4 people including me. One has a wife who has cancer and is terminal. She's been fighting for as long as I've wo…

Started by greyeyes10

6 Aug 18, 2011
Reply by jean


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