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Will I ever find myself again?

It's been 3 years and 9 months.  I was a strong, self confidant woman before my husband died suddenly.  I tried to stay strong, but it seem…

Started by Lostandlonely

6 Dec 3, 2018
Reply by Lostandlonely

Severe Anxiety

Does anyone else suffer from severe anxiety?  I'm going on 4 years and it still affects me daily. Some days are worse than others. Antidepr…

Started by Lostandlonely

12 Dec 2, 2018
Reply by soulmate

Our Why of Life - character Odd Thomas, Dean Koontz

I haven't visited here in some time. When I found this online, I cannot remember where. It seemed so comforting to me. reading it over and…

Started by InsideLove

2 Dec 2, 2018
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

OK, I have to ask this....(true confession time)

Am I the only one here who did not have a perfect marriage to a perfect husband who loved them 100% all the time as much after decades as i…

Started by NoLongerInBergenJC

70 Nov 28, 2018
Reply by Hopesmom


I just read that you are to be a grand-dad for the very first time.  I just wanted to say a very big congratulations!  Frank, you're going…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

1 Nov 12, 2018
Reply by Frank

I had an interesting conversation with my doctor today so I thought I'd share it with you all.

So, today I went to the doctor intent on finding out why my whole body muscles and joints hurt.   My joints have a dull ache and my muscles…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

29 Nov 12, 2018
Reply by J in Florida

Is anyone interested in organizing a WV game night?

I've been doing some brainstorming, and this is what I came up with.  Just for fun and to give us something to do that doesn't rotate aroun…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

1 Nov 12, 2018
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

Widowhood in a Rural Area

I'm new here, but not new to widowhood. I don't know if I'm posting this in the right place on this site. My husband died very suddenly and…

Started by Lostandlonely

7 Nov 11, 2018
Reply by Frank


Losing my home.

I wonder how many widows -- statistically -- need to leave their homes. There are so many issues.. the work of owning or maintaining the ho…

Started by Soaring Spirits

157 Nov 3, 2018
Reply by barbee

I’m so hurt

Hello friends. I’m posting here because you have no investment in my late husband, who has been gone now for almost two years.   I need to…

Started by catapan

4 Nov 1, 2018
Reply by NoLongerInBergenJC


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