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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

657 on Sunday
Reply by Bonaroo


Need help using the site? Ask here!

Hi friends, Many of you have been asking for a little more support in using the site. Our volunteers will stop by this discussion and answe…

Started by Soaring Spirits

298 on Saturday
Reply by Soaring Spirits

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's…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

17 Apr 19
Reply by norm

Have you experienced any "God Winks" (i.e., messages) from your late spouse?

In the early stages of my grief, I was wandering around in a trance-like fog simply feeling lost and pretty destroyed as a result of losing…

Started by Nieta

181 Apr 19
Reply by Shoosie2

How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?

I'm interested in hearing from widows and widowers of all ages to know what it's like to be a certain age when you have your loss. We have…

Started by Jill

715 Apr 19
Reply by jcristedi

Where is everyone from?

We've created a new group to help Villagers find others who live in their area.  Just click on the link for your area and post within that…

Started by Hayley_A

266 Apr 19
Reply by jcristedi

Poems, songs and sayings...

I had a pretty low morning and have been thinking of Jerry all morning and something he said to me years ago keeps playing in my head.  Whe…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

4 Apr 17
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

Is it normal to keep items around your house of theirs

Idk if it's healthy for unhealthy for me to keep all his items right where he left them... It's only been a little over 3 months and I stil…

Started by Aly brabham

44 Apr 16
Reply by Lost Izzie

Desperately need advice - grown "child" in college mess and argument

Hello I have daughter in college - only about 2 hours away.  Regular visits, texts back and forth, calls.  Anyway, this past…

Started by Timelord

9 Apr 16
Reply by Callie2

Stop by this Forum when you need a positive 'pick me up'

I guess I have a reputation here of putting a positive spin on things. I'll take that. As long as you understand that doesn't mean that thi…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

729 Apr 13
Reply by Callie2


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