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Unfinished plans and a watchdog.

Jerry and I (OK,  Jerry) was a goer and a doer.  I picked one place I wanted to see with him and we didn't make it.  It was on the long wee…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

8 Feb 8
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)

22 Feb 2
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

Camp Widow - kids?

Hello - I attended Camp Widow, San Diego last summer and loved it.  I'm planning on going again this summer and found out on the last day o…

Started by MPMom (Colleen)

1 Jan 25
Reply by Soaring Spirits

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

177 Jan 23
Reply by Nieta

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

155 Jan 23
Reply by Lupe's husband


JANUARY Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

11 Jan 20
Reply by Former Yooper

What are your thoughts - which color for new car?

While I know you don't know me well, I do know, you know grief. I'm in my 5th month of saying goodbye to my husband Marty, after 47 years m…

Started by InsideLove

6 Jan 16
Reply by InsideLove

Is morning or night worst for you? How do you get through it?

I'm telling myself, "it's only been 2 months and you were married 47 years, loved him for 49" so as other people tell me, it's all so raw.…

Started by InsideLove

34 Jan 15
Reply by Susan

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

34 Jan 14
Reply by danny's girl


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

I had a person who was in the throes of divorce tell me that MY loss was "beautiful and romantic." My husband was dying of cancer at the ti…

Started by Soaring Spirits

3296 Jan 14
Reply by Mary H


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