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Started by Soaring Spirits

332 on Tuesday
Reply by Soaring Spirits

Will I ever find myself again?

It's been 3 years and 9 months.  I was a strong, self confidant woman before my husband died suddenly.  I tried to stay strong, but it seem…

Started by Lostandlonely

6 on Monday
Reply by Lostandlonely

Severe Anxiety

Does anyone else suffer from severe anxiety?  I'm going on 4 years and it still affects me daily. Some days are worse than others. Antidepr…

Started by Lostandlonely

12 Dec 2
Reply by soulmate

Our Why of Life - character Odd Thomas, Dean Koontz

I haven't visited here in some time. When I found this online, I cannot remember where. It seemed so comforting to me. reading it over and…

Started by InsideLove

2 Dec 2
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?

I am not a kid anymore I am 66.   The last time I dated was 45 years ago.  I am not sure that I want to date yet but am thinking maybe in t…

Started by only1sue

794 Dec 1
Reply by Susan

Health insurance coverage for surviving spouse

I don't know if anybody here has encountered this problem. When SJ died, so did our business and our health care coverage. Now I'm trying t…

Started by J in Florida

3 Dec 1
Reply by Alysoun

OK, I have to ask this....(true confession time)

Am I the only one here who did not have a perfect marriage to a perfect husband who loved them 100% all the time as much after decades as i…

Started by NoLongerInBergenJC

70 Nov 28
Reply by Hopesmom


I just read that you are to be a grand-dad for the very first time.  I just wanted to say a very big congratulations!  Frank, you're going…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

1 Nov 12
Reply by Frank

I had an interesting conversation with my doctor today so I thought I'd share it with you all.

So, today I went to the doctor intent on finding out why my whole body muscles and joints hurt.   My joints have a dull ache and my muscles…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

29 Nov 12
Reply by J in Florida

Is anyone interested in organizing a WV game night?

I've been doing some brainstorming, and this is what I came up with.  Just for fun and to give us something to do that doesn't rotate aroun…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

1 Nov 12
Reply by Rainy (Misty)


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