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Still sleep on the same side of the bed?

Left side sleeper here, as close to the edge as possible. Janet preferred the right side and since I was/am a restless sleeper (and occasi…

Started by Rich

5 Feb 11
Reply by only1sue

Sensitive topic but one perhaps some can relate too

I have a question, and I feel safe sharing it here. Not every night, but a few nights a week, I have found that alcohol soothes my grief an…

Started by soulmate

1 Feb 3
Reply by Rich

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

892 Feb 3
Reply by only1sue

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Dreams and signs. Does your loved one appear to you in dreams?

Is your loved one still in your life? Do you ever receive signals, special or ordinary, that someone is watching over you? Do you feel thes…

Started by Soaring Spirits

258 Feb 1
Reply by vintage56(barb)

Would you do it again?

If you were able to travel back to the first date with your spouse knowing what you do now and unable to change the future would you have w…

Started by Rich

51 Jan 29
Reply by Dee1960

Talking to hubby in my head or aloud

Does anyone else do this? I lost hubby on Dec 12 this year. Now, I find myself talking to hubby, aloud or in my head, as I do something. Li…

Started by Maggiepie

60 Jan 29
Reply by ahdhu

Rebirth and connection

I believe in rebirth. Based on that, I was wondering. If a person has passed on, and is rebirthed, while their loved one is still living in…

Started by Maggiepie

17 Jan 28
Reply by Maggiepie

On this date

Six months ago I lost my husband to suicide. My heart still feels shattered in a million little pieces. I miss him desperately and don't kn…

Started by Alma

4 Jan 27
Reply by Alma

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Introduce yourselves, please!

WELCOME to our community ... tell us about you!

Started by Soaring Spirits

5179 Jan 26
Reply by NishaAmanda

Is it just me, or is "How are you?" a dumb question to ask a widow?

  "Hi Michelle, how are you?" Is it just me, or is this a dumb question to ask aeight week old widow?Got it in an e-mail this morning and…

Started by MishyB

51 Jan 25
Reply by phyllis

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