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APRIL Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

0 Apr 15

Having a hard time taking my wife off of accounts, etc...Is anyone else having trouble? Is it important?

Its been 15 months that Ive been without my wife. Just last week was I able to make myself go to the bank with a copy of the death certific…

Started by JK (OK)

35 Apr 15
Reply by DIVA70

Is it really possible to make room in your heart for a new love?

Do any of you have some thoughts or experience with how to open your heart to someone new while continuing to love your late spouse? How do…

Started by Timbers

11 Apr 14
Reply by J in Florida

Dreams, visits and that kind of stuff

I have been a widow for almost 15 months. I had really hoped that my husband would visit me, or make his presence known to me. But I have o…

Started by Hopesmom

4 Apr 13
Reply by sis

What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?

I was told that at least I have enough money. I told person i would trade that to get husband back after I picked up teeth.

Started by Canshifter

38 Apr 11
Reply by Callie2

Dreams, visits and that kind of stuff

I have been a widow for almost 15 months. I had really hoped that my husband would visit me, or make his presence known to me. But I have o…

Started by Hopesmom

0 Apr 10

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

77 Apr 5
Reply by Hope

Having to say the "W" word

Boy, that was hard. I went to see a specialist and he asked my marital status.  For 14 years married I was always happy to say married.  It…

Started by Mrs Bear

16 Apr 4
Reply by Mrs.Linda

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

5 Apr 4
Reply by KayeL

Staying in the marital home or moving elsewhere?

My house is much too big for one person and the maintenance is difficult for me, but I am so undecided if I want to sell it and, if I did,…

Started by newlife

184 Apr 4
Reply by J in Florida

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