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Started this discussion. Last reply by Imogen May 14, 2017. 7 Replies

HelloMy name is Imogen.  My experience was:  A normal weekend, he played golf, help build a friend's fence & did some yard work.  Monday morning at 5:15am he woke me up & said it hurt too…Continue

Stupid People

Started this discussion. Last reply by MPMom (Colleen) May 17, 2017. 58 Replies

HelloSince Doug died & people said so many stupid things to me, I always wanted to have a page where people who were left behind, could share the unbelievable stupid things said to them.1)  The…Continue


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Imogen replied to newlife's discussion Staying in the marital home or moving elsewhere?
"My house is too big for me also, but I love this house.  I can't imagine living any where else the thought just overwhelms me.  I will stay here as long as I can as it is my home & safe place, Also if I don't vacuum or dust,…"
Feb 24
Imogen replied to frankenpickle's discussion Did your pets help you with your loss? Did THEY need YOUR help?
"My Grandmother, Bestfriend, & then my husband died.  My best friend & husband were sudden shocks.  My wonderful Yorkie Drusilla got me through those.  If it wasn't for her I wouldn't have gone out.  Humans of…"
Feb 24
Imogen replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion When did you remove your wedding rings?
"Yes I have been wearing my widow ring for years. It's basically a eternity ring of black diamonds  ( I stopped wearing my wedding rings at 6 months.  I lost 50 pounds in four months so they fell off.  It seemed stupid to…"
Mar 26, 2018
Imogen replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"This is an awesome group.  So friendly, started in Jan 2016 and growing all the time.  It is a no pressure, fun evening."
Feb 17, 2018
Imogen replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"I am in Edmonton, Alberta"
Feb 17, 2018
Imogen replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Are you "wise?" How have you changed since your loss?
"I find I understand now why we are born, what life is about. I have no use for people's petty problems, & make it clear I don't want to hear about their self inflicted problems. (house renovations, anything to do with children, you…"
Dec 22, 2017
Imogen replied to Former Yooper's discussion When Does It Stop
"The 2nd to 3rd year I hear from everyone is the worst & was for me.  It's when the reality of yes this is your life.  You are totally alone (I have no family, children etc)  This will probably be your life for the rest of…"
Dec 22, 2017
Imogen replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion DECEMBER Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days
"Hi Susan, my birthday is Dec 27.   I just hate this whole month"
Dec 22, 2017
Imogen replied to Jill's discussion How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?
"I was 49 when Doug died.  My family was no support.  His family was better.  If it wasn't for my husband's aunt & my pets I would never have gotten through it.  She lives in another province so we could only speak…"
Dec 22, 2017

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At 1:04pm on April 26, 2017, Alone said…
Thank you for the friend request Imogen I appreciate that. Gentle hug from me to you xxx
At 9:01pm on March 13, 2017, going.on.slowly said…
Just a quick hello from a fellow Widow and Canadian. How are things going?
At 12:29pm on October 7, 2016, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Imogen. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.

Be sure to check out the HOME page for the latest news.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

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