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Introducing myself

Hi everyone. My name is Keena. I was widowed in December 2017. Navigating the waters

Started by Keena

5 May 21
Reply by vintage56(barb)

Why no messages??

Its just past 10 months since Helen has gone.  Whenever we went out for the day/evening when we got back home there was always (well usuall…

Started by HelensRay

4 May 16
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

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)

18 May 14
Reply by SweetMelissa2007

Recommended Grief Books

We're chatting in the Village Square and sharing all of the grief books we've read and liked.  Better to have that take place here in the F…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

105 May 12
Reply by Rainbow18

The Love Of My Life Died at 24

Hi all, my name is Annie and i’m 22 years old and I’m nee here. My boyfriend Eric passed away on april 14th 2018 after being together for a…

Started by Ninie

8 May 11
Reply by shellybean

One Year: Thank you WV Folks

It has been just over a year since my wife passed suddenly and unexpectedly.  I came on WV and I was so lost. It was widowed people who hel…

Started by RiseAgain

5 May 10
Reply by Keena

Unexpected "Grief Triggers"

I think all of you have encountered something similar to an event I experienced last night. It's been almost 13 months since my wife died.…

Started by soulmate

35 May 8
Reply by Susan

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies” Aristotle

Couldn't agree more.

Started by Rich

3 May 8
Reply by Raebee

APRIL Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

Started by Dianne in Nevada

18 May 3
Reply by carol

How often do you visit the gravesite?

I haven't been back to Jerry's grave site yet.  His daughter and I plan on riding up there with the restored "55 Bel Air he never got to dr…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

17 Apr 30
Reply by Susan


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