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slconcann (Sharon)
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  • Leominster, MA
  • United States
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GPK replied to slconcann (Sharon)'s discussion Things that have helped you to cope - bullet list? in the group Born in the 60s
"I did alot of what is listed above.  During the first year I also took a part-time job on the weekends during graduation season working with a photography company that photographed high school graduations. I guess I wanted to be around that…"
Apr 17
slconcann (Sharon) replied to slconcann (Sharon)'s discussion Things that have helped you to cope - bullet list? in the group Born in the 60s
"I forgot about music - yeah, love songs, songs with meaning - couldn’t do them either. I have learned to enjoy classical radio - some speaking, no ads (too jarring for me), no meaningful memories. I’ve also listened to a lot of…"
Apr 17
kathienpb replied to slconcann (Sharon)'s discussion Things that have helped you to cope - bullet list? in the group Born in the 60s
"Love songs were hard for me so I listened to 80s hair band rock stations on the radio, I'm in San Diego so specifically KGB radio (oldies hair band rock mostly, some stuff from the 60s and 70s too but mostly the cheerful party rock songs). I…"
Apr 17
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Things that have helped you to cope - bullet list?

Hi all - I was widowed via suicide January 2018. I finally feel like I can reach out to help others - I never thought I would get to this point. In any case, I thought it might be helpful to just create a list of tools/approaches/books/other that helped me at some point to survive a day or a week or more. In no particular order, and I’m sure I’ve forgotten something!Bland TV - no significant plot, predictable, happy resolution, maybe just nature stuff. Old stuff helped, to (think “Bonanza” et…See More
Apr 17
slconcann (Sharon) replied to Anne's discussion No one I know is a widow in the group Born in the 60s
"Hi Anne, I know what you mean by being the only one in your age group being a widow. My husband passed away (suicide) January 2018 - I felt like a stranger in a strange world, with no road map, phrasebook, or money to get home again. I was 53. In…"
Apr 17

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At 12:20pm on August 30, 2018, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, slconcann. 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? 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.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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