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Started by Soaring Spirits

323 Aug 8
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

!st anniversay of my husband's death

I am approaching the first anniversary of my husband's sudden and unexpected passing. It's just me and my grown daughter here and I'm wonde…

Started by rena

9 Aug 6
Reply by julep67

AUGUST Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

Here's a spot where you can post your special August remembrances - wedding anniversaries, birthdays, anniversaries of your loss, childr…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

4 Aug 6
Reply by julep67

Keeping your Loved One's Ashes

Hi everyone I am 6 months into my grief journey, abut it feels like 1 million years ago since I saw my Rick's handsome face. How can it onl…

Started by Shoosie2

15 Aug 6
Reply by julep67


How many Canadians do we have in this Village. I had a few letters from some but unfortunately my computer died so I need to start again? …

Started by tink

1 Aug 6
Reply by julep67

Grief hurts

Started by Luv4Z

1 Aug 5
Reply by Frank

Anyone experiencing challenges with adult step children?

I tragically lost my beloved husband of twenty years in 2010.  My adult stepdaughter (who was nine years old when we married) came to me ju…

Started by missing my love...

176 Aug 5
Reply by YooperSurvivor

What are we doing?

 I was standing at the sink washing off my dinner plate and all the sudden just thinking what in the world am I doing now?  In a general se…

Started by Luv4Z

2 Aug 2
Reply by Sosammy

Miserable, gutted, scared, overwhelmed, distraught, lost, confused and mostly lonely

I posted earlier in the "Introduce Yourself" thread. All of these descriptors apply to me now. I never thought I would lose the love of my…

Started by cushty1

27 Jul 31
Reply by cushty1


When did you remove your wedding rings?

I took mine off way before I started to date -- but I tend to get very long-lasting tans -- so I took mine off around the first anniversary…

Started by Soaring Spirits

671 Jul 30
Reply by Dianne in Nevada


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