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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


What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?

I had a person who was in the throes of divorce tell me that MY loss was "beautiful and romantic." My husband was dying of cancer at the ti…

Started by Soaring Spirits

3343 Apr 29
Reply by YLG

Um No Title

Hi  My name is Denise.  My husband of 20 years legally, but 28 almost 29 together passed away 3 years ago March 15, 2015 and this last mont…

Started by Viola

5 Apr 23
Reply by SweetMelissa2007


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

17 Apr 23
Reply by sus

a very uplifting article

 I just found this while taking a break at work. I found it very enlightening, especially since my Rick contacted me twice in 12 hours. Las…

Started by Shoosie2

2 Apr 23
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

Photo's of possessions...Short article I came across

I came across an interesting article and thought I'd share it with everyone.... the pictures are really cool I thought.  The idea of turnin…

Started by Rainy (Misty)

2 Apr 22
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

What to do with spouses personal effects and when?

My wife of 19-years passed away from an incurable disease 2/12/2014.  The week after the funeral, I enlisted the help of my sister-in-law t…

Started by Doug02122014

556 Apr 22
Reply by NoLongerInBergenJC

Have you experienced any "God Winks" (i.e., messages) from your late spouse?

In the early stages of my grief, I was wandering around in a trance-like fog simply feeling lost and pretty destroyed as a result of losing…

Started by Nieta

181 Apr 19
Reply by Shoosie2

How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?

I'm interested in hearing from widows and widowers of all ages to know what it's like to be a certain age when you have your loss. We have…

Started by Jill

715 Apr 19
Reply by jcristedi

Where is everyone from?

We've created a new group to help Villagers find others who live in their area.  Just click on the link for your area and post within that…

Started by Hayley_A

266 Apr 19
Reply by jcristedi


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