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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


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)


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.   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

3 months and getting worse...bitter!

Let me start by saying how much I miss participating in the chats at night. I hope to be able to again soon! You all are such a wonderful s…

Started by MissHIm11

26 Jul 19, 2011
Reply by patsy

About dating....

This is something I'm not sure of and confused about. So about 3 years after my wife passed I started hanging around someone I met through…

Started by Singledadof9

16 Jul 15, 2011
Reply by Singledadof9

What have you done for yourself that has been the most healing?

After a year and a half I got TONY BOLONEY, a year old gardener GAVE him to me.  My kids are grown and I live alone and there i…

Started by Carol Scibelli

16 Jul 15, 2011
Reply by Mom2tjt


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