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relationships after

I read a post from a member who was just a couple of months out from the loss of her spouse. She was kind of entering into a relationship w…

Started by Hopesmom

4 Feb 10
Reply by Callie2

Question about companionship

OK, here goes...My husband passed away 2.5 months ago, so I am pretty new to all of this.  The thing is, I am super lonely.  I am 43, so I'…

Started by Kmelli3 (Kate)

4 Feb 7
Reply by laurajay

New forum member, trying to "find my way"

I was just recently accepted as a new member of this website. I lost my beloved wife a bit over 18 months ago. It was quite a "hill to clim…

Started by frankenpickle

8 Feb 7
Reply by Rainy (Misty)


I love going through the forum and reading the stories. They have helped me so much, and give me a lot to think about. So here's just some…

Started by Hopesmom

1 Feb 5
Reply by DIVA70

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

808 Feb 5
Reply by laurajay

Do you ever dream that they come back? What would your life look like if they did?

I have this recurring dream where my husband comes back.  Usually in the dreams, I am focused on the logistics and what I have to do to get…

Started by NoLongerInBergenJC

6 Feb 3
Reply by NoLongerInBergenJC

Rules of Widowhood

I have researched and given this subject of widowhood. I am no subject matter expert, but I am a widow (just about 4 months now). I have re…

Started by patter

12 Feb 2
Reply by Hopesmom

Different aspects of the pain and sadness.

I think we all can agree that none of our parted loved ones would want us to feel the pain and sadness that we feel but it's really not lik…

Started by loveboo

8 Feb 2
Reply by Hopesmom

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)

3 Feb 1
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

Let's Grumble

I have heard so many wonderful things about some wonderful men and women here.  Many of you have heard all about how perfect for me, my Jer…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

28 Feb 1
Reply by Rainy (Misty)


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