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A hard question but do you have any regrets about your behavior during your marriage?

I wish I hadn't expressed anger as much as I did. Ken would tell me that I felt too entitled to my anger and I think he was right. He was r…

Started by Jill

31 May 31, 2011
Reply by MacShug

Are you still a Mrs? Are you still married, widowed, or WHAT?

I just got new cheques from my bank and they have MRS. on them. I didn't order them, my bank person did when I was dealing with the afterwa…

Started by FuzzyBunnyFeet

26 May 31, 2011
Reply by sib4

How is it after the 1st year, do we go thru this new mourning all over again?

A friend who lost her Hubs 1 yr. ago told me for her it got worse afyter the 1st year. She said instead of it getting better for her it get…

Started by Ms. W

30 May 27, 2011
Reply by Ms. W

I have been told widows are often easy targets. Have any of you experienced this?

Today while returning from my mailbox the garbage truck was approaching my house. An older man on the truck started shouting to me that I l…

Started by MissHIm11

28 May 23, 2011
Reply by emanon

Your marriage: What made you proud?

I feel like we chose well; we were highly compatible and had few conflicts. I think we would have stayed together and never divorced. When…

Started by Jill

7 May 20, 2011
Reply by Dawn- Clouds Mum

Remarried Widows...Changing your name?

Most, if not all of you, know that I am in  a wonderful relationship with a guy that I love to bits.   Something has been weighing heavily…

Started by Momtofour

16 May 19, 2011
Reply by Momtofour


Self-help and self-care -- what helps you?

Do you have regular routines that help you get through the day/week/month? What steps are most important to you? Do you take advantage of c…

Started by Soaring Spirits

24 May 18, 2011
Reply by Airicka403


Mother's Day and other triggers in May.

NOT for Moms only! Share your experiences, memories, feelings about May. On and around Mother's Day, pop in here once in a while and let us…

Started by Soaring Spirits

48 May 16, 2011
Reply by pegster999


We are Widows and Widowers.    We recognize Anniversary's that hold memories.   I see the term Sadiversary used here, while I understand th…

Started by Marissa

19 May 7, 2011
Reply by Dawn- Clouds Mum

Anything surprise you about being a widow/widower?

I was surprised how long it took me to be able to say the word 'died.'  

Started by Carol Scibelli

42 May 6, 2011
Reply by Dianne in Nevada


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