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Are folks telling you what to do with his stuff?

Hi all, I didn't see this topic in 'Their stuff' and just wanted to know if anyone else has experienced family members telling you to give…

Started by Braunie

7 Aug 16, 2011
Reply by twinsmum

Recently widowed

August 6th my husband of 30 years died quickly if Non small cell Lung Cancer we had 10 short weeks  I am so sad the tears just come from no…

Started by Crystal

5 Aug 16, 2011
Reply by Lisa (lost) Lamb

Changing kids last name with remarriage?

I have just gotten into a serious relationship which is going very well!  We are both talking about the future and plan to get married.  I…

Started by Sparky

1 Aug 15, 2011
Reply by Lisa (lost) Lamb

Postcards from Camp

Hi all. Thought I'd start a discussion that we can all add to that helps those who couldn't make it to Camp Widow feel like they're part of…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

7 Aug 15, 2011
Reply by Soaring Spirits

Do you or did you have a compulsive behavior after your spouse passed?

I have noticed I am eating emotionally lately. When Jorge first died I couldn't eat. Now, I am eating all the time. I am not hungry...just…

Started by MissHIm11

3 Aug 14, 2011
Reply by Braunie

Grief changes perspective

I get an email about three times a week from a blog, written by a widow.  I think todays is especially good and wanted to share it with all…

Started by mahagen

1 Aug 14, 2011
Reply by NotWhereIWantToBe


"Their stuff:" Share stories. What? How? When? How did it feel?

We share SUCH a common thread and it's SOOO easy to talk about our loved one's THINGS. "When did you get rid of his things?" is one of my m…

Started by Soaring Spirits

44 Aug 14, 2011
Reply by mahagen

Finding New Friends

When my husband and I starting dating, he became my world.  He was very quiet and shy, unless you knew him.  We had friends off and on thro…

Started by deauxgirl22

2 Aug 10, 2011
Reply by twinsmum

"God is a just God"

Then someone tell me what I did to do deserve all this?

Started by greyeyes10

15 Aug 10, 2011
Reply by Mary99

And they said I couldn't do it...

This discussion kind of blends the "what have you done that your late spouse would have been proud of" and "taking advantage of a widow" di…

Started by Jeanne

2 Aug 7, 2011
Reply by triplemom3


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