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roark commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Dear Rkay, I can relate to what  you shared being empty nesters and having the voice in the answering machine. I played my husband you tube and his video all the time. I feel his still right with me. Everytime I walked in the door I always say…"
Mar 16, 2018
roark commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi my name is Rose and I lost my husband very suddenly and unexpected last June 6, 2015. He was in Oregon at that time while I was in CA going thru medical tests. My life was not the same afterwards. I was shocked and was numbed for quite a while.…"
Mar 14, 2018
roark commented on MidnightBear (Tony)'s blog post Looking Forward
"Wow, incredible touching poem, It is so true emotions filled with love and sadness. Nicely written."
Dec 19, 2017
roark commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hello everyone, I am truly grateful for all of you who shared. And I am sorry we are here. I am not a good writer but reading the posts here helps me a lot. I am crying as I write here and it makes me feel better to cry it out. To tjtango, sarah and…"
Dec 18, 2017
roark 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?
"Hi Athena53, I am 64 and my husband passed away 21/2 years ago.  I totally agree on your last paragraph. I do not feel I even want to cohabitate but I am hoping I find a good man and perhaps that will change my mind. I would like companionship…"
Dec 17, 2017

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At 8:46am on September 25, 2017, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, roark.  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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