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Patton Oswalt: Why does it take a celebrity to talk about widowhood?

Posted on July 17, 2017 at 2:46am 1 Comment

Mainly, this: I am grateful that wonderful online magazine Ravishly asked me to do an article on the media reaction to Patton Oswalt's engagement just 15 months after his wife died. It's the first time a magazine has commissioned me to write for them. Same day deadline. Here it is:… Continue

What I Want You to Know about Widowhood on "Ravishly"

Posted on June 29, 2017 at 4:18am 0 Comments

I am grateful to have my first article up on "Ravishly," a cool online magazine for women, about the topic closest to my heart: The importance of reaching out to the widowed (even if it feels awkward to talk about death). For me, loneliness was the worst part of being widowed. It almost destroyed me. Here's the link:

It's funny too. I go through… Continue

My Father's Day Tribute in "Modern Loss"

Posted on June 12, 2017 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

My latest article is in the wonderful online publication "Modern Loss." It's a father's day tribute to my dad who raised me after my mom died when I was ten. We became even closer when he helped me see that life could still be worth living after I lost my George in 2013. Here it is if you'd like to read it: I so appreciate your patience with my posting links instead of actual…


My Latest Blog Post: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself if You're Ready to Date

Posted on May 25, 2017 at 8:24am 0 Comments

I'm blogging again. My latest is about plunging back into dating too soon. Here are five questions I wish I'd seriously considered before jumping in:

My blog is "The Hungover Widow." With apologies for this format, but I'm too lazy to retype.… Continue

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At 1:38pm on July 25, 2015, Brucer said…

Hi The Hungover Widow,

I am very sorry for your loss and I hope you can slowly find peace on this journey. I have found this website to be helpful and I think you will too.

I wish you my very best.


At 6:25pm on July 24, 2015, Patience (Diane) said…
Welcome to Widville, The Hungover Widow. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here.
Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Click the link at the top of the page. 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. I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

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