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How Do I Start....

Good Morning,      This morning I woke up and thought to myself. " Do I sit and listen to another story on an audiobook, or do I ask the l…

Started by Susan

10 May 26
Reply by Susan

Anyone experiencing challenges with adult step children?

I tragically lost my beloved husband of twenty years in 2010.  My adult stepdaughter (who was nine years old when we married) came to me ju…

Started by missing my love...

174 May 25
Reply by shelley

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

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


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