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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

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

Grief in 6 words - heartwarming or heartbreaking?

Have you used to tell your grief story in six words? The owner of the website is so helpful if you have any…

Started by InsideLove

6 Feb 17
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

How was your valentine's day like no other? Here's mine.

We all, if not many of us, experience extreme caring directly after we lost our spouse. In my little corner of the world, I've noticed, few…

Started by InsideLove

15 Feb 16
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

For those who do not want to date ...

Are there any others here ... ... who truly do not want to date? ... who do not feel a need to date? ... who believe they can be content al…

Started by Dianne in Nevada

507 Feb 14
Reply by Lupe's husband


Has anyone had your adult children blame you for their father/mother's death?

A friend on another site has asked this question and not received any responses. I offered to ask it here for her because I recall this has…

Started by Soaring Spirits

1 Feb 13
Reply by Leeky

4-year Anniversary

4-years ago today I had to say goodbye to you. At 44 & 47 years old, neither of us were ready for this, but God's timing is always perf…

Started by Doug02122014

0 Feb 12


FEBRUARY Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days

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

Started by Soaring Spirits

10 Feb 11
Reply by Bonaroo

A study to tell us what we know? Or a book worth reading?

The study was not too encouraging. BUT over in the comments I found this: "An excellent book that has helped my friends (both Jewish and Ge…

Started by InsideLove

6 Feb 10
Reply by Susan


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