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DIVA70 commented on Noelle's blog post My Husband Died But I'm No Widow (originally in The Wall Street Journal_
"I understand. Shortly after my dear husband passed away a relative remarked that I was now single. I didn't know how to respond then but later I wrote her a letter and explained that I was alone, not single. I also explained that I am still…"
Jun 2
sis commented on Noelle's blog post My Husband Died But I'm No Widow (originally in The Wall Street Journal_
"Good for you! I also struggle with the word "widow". I'm thankful I don't have to deal with it too often, but when I do a sadness comes over me and the hair on the back of my neck seems to stand up. God Bless"
May 29
Tekwriter commented on Noelle's blog post My Husband Died But I'm No Widow (originally in The Wall Street Journal_
"It bothers me far more to fill out a form where there is no choice for me but to put single. I do not feel single. I am not single. I am at the very least widowed. "
May 29
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for Noelle
"Welcome to Widville, Noelle. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here. Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions and…"
May 27
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My Husband Died But I'm No Widow (originally in The Wall Street Journal_

Recently I called my investment company to make a withdrawal. The representative, who sounded quite young, introduced himself as Matthew and reminded me that we were on a recorded line.“Let me look up your account,” I recall him saying after the preliminaries. “I see your husband passed away recently. I’m sorry for your loss.”After I murmured something noncommittal, he said he would change my marital status to widow. Something in me balked. “Don’t change my status,” I responded. “I’m not a…See More
May 27

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My Husband Died But I'm No Widow (originally in The Wall Street Journal_

Posted on May 27, 2019 at 12:57pm 4 Comments

Recently I called my investment company to make a withdrawal. The representative, who sounded quite young, introduced himself as Matthew and reminded me that we were on a recorded line.

“Let me look up your account,” I recall him saying after the preliminaries. “I see your husband passed away recently. I’m sorry for your loss.”

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At 5:40pm on May 27, 2019, Dianne in Nevada said…

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

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