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Milestone Occasions without your spouse

In one week I will be joining friends and family to celebrate my son's wedding...but without Jim.  He died 19 months ago and didn't get to…

Started by denisec

14 Sep 8, 2011
Reply by DonnaReid

losing my beloved husband

Another day and and not a good one ,but i will put a smile on my face but inside i am breaking up,its our grandaughters birthday she is 7 t…

Started by juliefx

35 Sep 6, 2011
Reply by mem5711 (Denise)


Camp Widow: Q & A (2013)

Questions about Camp Widow? Folks who've attended this weekend of love and learning (now in its fifth year!) will pop in and answer them, s…

Started by Soaring Spirits

205 Sep 3, 2011
Reply by shellsy68

How *does* someone ask how you're doing? What works for you?

I've moved this from another discussion because I really want to know what the answer is. It's been well established on here that widows/wi…

Started by FuzzyBunnyFeet

19 Aug 31, 2011
Reply by Susan B

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


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