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What to do with spouses personal effects and when?

My wife of 19-years passed away from an incurable disease 2/12/2014.  The week after the funeral, I enlisted the help of my sister-in-law t…

Started by Doug02122014

565 Jan 30
Reply by Rich

Off-topic: When a friend "ghosts" you

On second thought, I'm not sure how off-topic this is, but I wanted to have a safe place to vent/discuss this.   I'm sure some of you have…

Started by NoLongerInBergenJC

7 Jan 27
Reply by only1sue

Fear of death recently

Hi, This year in May will mark 8 years for me. When my husband died, our son was 2 years old .Recently, I have been starting to frequently…

Started by trucker's wife

2 Jan 26
Reply by Frank

Widow Aura?

I recently discussed with a friend at another widows' webste that we have a "sad" aura. I really believe it because even after 2 yrs., sadn…

Started by patsy

11 Jan 26
Reply by DIVA70

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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, child…

Started by Soaring Spirits

5 Jan 26
Reply by Ninny

Having a hard time taking my wife off of accounts, etc...Is anyone else having trouble? Is it important?

Its been 15 months that Ive been without my wife. Just last week was I able to make myself go to the bank with a copy of the death certific…

Started by JK (OK)

27 Jan 26
Reply by vintage56(barb)

New born baby

I remember when my first child was born, I realized I was responsible for this new life. At first, that thought scared the heck out of me.…

Started by Hopesmom

3 Jan 25
Reply by DIVA70

"Your So Strong"..really?? - if this happened to you - you would be strong too

i get tired from the response...."Oh your so strong, I wouldn't be able to go thru this like you" Are you kidding me People....really....I…

Started by wackywidow

9 Jan 25
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

Poems, songs and sayings...

I had a pretty low morning and have been thinking of Jerry all morning and something he said to me years ago keeps playing in my head.  Whe…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

9 Jan 25
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

A hard question but do you have any regrets about your behavior during your marriage?

I wish I hadn't expressed anger as much as I did. Ken would tell me that I felt too entitled to my anger and I think he was right. He was r…

Started by Jill

33 Jan 23
Reply by DIVA70

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