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MARCH Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

3 Apr 3
Reply by J in Florida

If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?

I don't know if this has been posted as a topic before but I am curious if there is a song that seems to hit home for you with regard to t…

Started by soulmate

35 Apr 3
Reply by J in Florida

Unbearable pain

Hi everyone, i lost my husband on 28 th of january 2019. He was 52 and i am 35. He died in his sleep f a heart attack. We were not aware he…

Started by Roxana

2 Apr 3
Reply by Roxana

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

816 Apr 1
Reply by only1sue

How to survive the grief

Hi, I wrote a book on all the things I encountered during my loss of Ray. I have uploaded it in small podcasts for all of us.  Here is my l…

Started by Wendy

0 Mar 30

Debilitating morning grief

It's been 4 years and I still wake every morning with debilitating grief and longing for my husband.  I can't immediately get out of bed be…

Started by Lostandlonely

11 Mar 22
Reply by Portpom

How do you share without worrying people? Also is it normal to be in denial?

My husband died just over three weeks ago. We had been married for 29 years and have two kids eho are 12 and 10. 14 years ago we emigrated…

Started by Portpom

9 Mar 21
Reply by Rich

Other people making it all about them...

Anyone had other family members trying to make it all about them? My husband died just over 3 weeks ago and I have just had an email from m…

Started by Portpom

5 Mar 15
Reply by Broken Diva

Have you found art/creative outlets to help you heal?

I used to be rather creative ... cross-stitch and crafts and such ... but somewhere along my busy life I lost that. During the caregiving y…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

64 Mar 9
Reply by Cee

Did your pets help you with your loss? Did THEY need YOUR help?

The prelude to losing my beloved Lynne was us packing a "hospital bag", then leaving, as had been done a number of times before, so it was…

Started by frankenpickle

11 Mar 7
Reply by TheEDCZone


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