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Staying in the marital home or moving elsewhere?

My house is much too big for one person and the maintenance is difficult for me, but I am so undecided if I want to sell it and, if I did,…

Started by newlife

159 Mar 19
Reply by Lost Izzie

Over the one year mark and went on a date..So confused

Hello, My wife passed Oct of last year. I'm 46 and I have an 11 Yo little girl. Back when i was 23 I had 3 girlfriends all 18 years old (th…

Started by Owfw

57 Mar 17
Reply by Hope

Is there anything you know NOW that you wish you'd have known pre loss?

Oh how I wish I'd have known....Without ever having lost a person close to me before Jerry I wish I'd have known then what I know now.  PHO…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

9 Mar 17
Reply by vintage56(barb)


Need help using the site? Ask here!

Hi friends, Many of you have been asking for a little more support in using the site. Our volunteers will stop by this discussion and answe…

Started by Soaring Spirits

297 Mar 16
Reply by JonsQueen

Has your view of your own mortality changed?

When Janet was here I was concerned about dying early and leaving her in the "lurch".  Now, death is something I no longer fear. Janet's…

Started by Rich

3 Mar 14
Reply by SweetMelissa2007

3 Years and Still In Tears

I have been keeping a journal since losing my Tom and losing my life as I knew it. Keeping this journal the day my heart broke the day the…

Started by Gypsy

3 Mar 12
Reply by SweetMelissa2007

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

30 Mar 7
Reply by Callie2

request for prayers and positive energy for ANC final services

This Wed, Feb 28, at 2 pm, is the first date Arlington National Cemetery gave me for his full military service, and I took it. Otherwise ho…

Started by InsideLove

5 Mar 1
Reply by InsideLove


Hello Dear All, I would like to have advice for those who have returned as a couple, how to avoid the loss of a loved one prevents us from…

Started by Christlacroix

16 Feb 26
Reply by Mike

Do you meditate to help yourself walk with grief?

I meditate daily, Christian meditation, so this seminar grabbed my attention. I thought someone might have interest in this? I sat in on it…

Started by InsideLove

0 Feb 18


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