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Is it so wrong?

It's been 4.5 years since my husband of 45 years died suddenly.  I gradually fell into a deep, dark depression that nothing I try and nothi…

Started by LandL (Linda)

3 Jul 13
Reply by SweetMelissa2007

One year later and no one remembers

It has officially been one year and one week since my husband's death. I worked that day. At the exact time of his death I said a quiet pra…

Started by cushty1

20 Jul 10
Reply by goingon (Cynthia)


I am Charlie and I lost my wife on May 25,2019 just one month shy of 54 years of marriage.  I stumbled onto this group with the hope of bei…

Started by rustyc

5 Jul 10
Reply by goingon (Cynthia)

Anyone else a widow(er) and under the age of 35?

Just wanted to see if there were more young people out there, like myself who were widowed in their 20's-30's.  Be sure to join the Born i…

Started by ShelisJenkins (TiffanyLynn)

36 Jul 10
Reply by invisbeth81

Who's going to Camp Widow SAN DIEGO 2019? Let's get acquainted!

Have you registered?  Are you THINKING about attending?  Have questions?  Here's a place where we can share our travel plans, our fears, ou…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

8 Jul 7
Reply by invisbeth81

Hi Everyone

Good morning,  Thanks for letting me join all of you. Six months ago I lost my husband to lymphoma and liver disease(9 short months after h…

Started by Sandollars

6 Jul 7
Reply by Mrs.Linda

How do we know when we need to see a doctor (psychiatrist)?

It's been 2 month since my husband passed away. 1st month, I was numb. I cried a lot every day but was trying to be active, to go out as mu…

Started by SFbay

10 Jul 6
Reply by TheEDCZone

Does anyone actively journal?

I've read over and over how much it helps.  I've given it a try but have thrown it to the side.  My journals seem to turn into letters to J…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

43 Jul 6
Reply by YogiMami

So sad, longing to be with my husband, and wedding anniversary.

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. Today is our 6th wedding anniversary and I am soo sad. Im sad all the time,but i find today to be th…

Started by Roxana

8 Jul 5
Reply by Roxana

What is going on with the shifting of emotions?

I have suddenly realized my grief "receptors" are shifting.   What once gave me comfort is now causing tremendous physical grief symptoms. …

Started by Rainy (Misty)

22 Jul 1
Reply by edgless


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