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Started by Soaring Spirits

286 Oct 16
Reply by Soaring Spirits

Husband died just 1 week ago

I'm in so much pain mentally and physically. I am so confused. My husband (39) died just 1 week ago. We were married 11 yrs. Devastation is…

Started by Booklvr

7 Oct 15
Reply by ncaru001

What to do?

Recently lost my husband of 14 yrs at 35 yrs old 1 month ago. Don't know what to do with my self. Am so lost and confused. Currently in a w…

Started by ncaru001

7 Oct 9
Reply by Orb101214

Can Flirting Be Taught? It's Been So Long...

My bereavement shrink told that when I start to date...and I have...that I would go right back to being 18...the age I nabbed my husband an…

Started by Carol Scibelli

17 Oct 6
Reply by Lupe's husband

Defining yourself as a widow

In the last few months, people have warned me about "defining myself as a widow". How if I am Brys' widow, I will never allow anything else…

Started by bryswife

65 Oct 4
Reply by Susan


SEPTEMBER Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

7 Oct 3
Reply by only1sue

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

11 Oct 1
Reply by Susan

Am finding that the more I am alone...

the more I prefer to be alone.  Anyone else?

Started by Rose481

34 Sep 29
Reply by Malgosia

Group Grief Therapy- Good or bad?

 I started attending a Group Grief therapy session last week.   It is 8 weeks long.  In this group are all different ages (although all are…

Started by Raven2017

33 Sep 27
Reply by Bonaroo

I'm just going to "be"

I can relate to getting lost in my own world, where at times, time gets away from me and the days get jumbled. Without a job and “family”,…

Started by BelovedPeach

8 Sep 21
Reply by Frank


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