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Born in the 50s Discussions (38)

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Keeping a journal sometimes helps

Hi everyone....I'm new and hoping that sharing my feelings and emotions  will help me.  I started keeping a journal 6 years ago after my si…

Started by sadderbytheday

9 Dec 31
Reply by sadderbytheday


Here it comes again -- the fourth one for me, and it just doesn't get any better.  I think mostly it's the why-can't-you-just-move-on look…

Started by Lark

13 Dec 15, 2019
Reply by Lark

Little Family?

I have just one grown daughter (50) who is occupied with her own life as she should be. My grandson is away at boarding school which he lov…

Started by Hope

18 Nov 29, 2019
Reply by Freebird

Anyone experiencing loneliness?

Since coming to Florida ten years ago wanting to get away from the snow and cold up north my husband and I have had acquaintances but had f…

Started by bblue5

16 Nov 27, 2019
Reply by Freebird

Just an introduction

Hello, just an introduction here. My name is Jim, and I just joined this a few days ago. Not sure if it is my type of thing or not, but som…

Started by Jim

6 Nov 14, 2019
Reply by KJPE


I lost my beloved wife a month ago we had just celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary and her 60th birthday  , she fought a valiant 5 year…

Started by Butleri62

9 Nov 4, 2019
Reply by KJPE

Just mad at the world today

I had to take one of my dogs into the vet today.  We have been going to this vet for years and know everyone there.  My husband always went…

Started by Mary

18 Oct 28, 2019
Reply by Mary

Anniversary Today

Today is my anniversary. The second since Tom died. Last year I was barely functioning, and his memorial service was 2 days after our anniv…

Started by jlsrdh

7 Oct 5, 2019
Reply by jlsrdh

What are you doing to keep busy during the day?

   Like many of you, I don't work any more. I'm educated, financially stable, no kids, healthy and very active. I am taking and have taken…

Started by Angeldawg

13 Sep 27, 2019
Reply by jlsrdh

social security widow/widower benefits

hey  all, So this past week I went into the social security office to file a claim for full retirement widow benefits. I was not comfortabl…

Started by Lissa

17 Sep 10, 2019
Reply by booktime (Susan)


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