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Do you receive mail, phone calls, etc for your late partner? How long does this last?

Today in my mailbox were 2 letters from companies wanting to sell Mike life insurance! I guess they didn't get the memo...  I had to laugh…

Started by pegster999

10 Jun 9, 2011
Reply by Robinak

Falling for a friend!

Ok so i have been widowed for 20 months and I am falling in love with one of my LH best friends! He has been a gardian angel for me, we hav…

Started by skytech

8 Jun 7, 2011
Reply by CrazyWidow

work in progress

Well, this morning I was notified by a letter that my blue cross/blue shield had dropped my insurance.  4 phone calls later, 2 disconnects…

Started by barb

8 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by Dawn- Clouds Mum

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

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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

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