A Widows “Stages Of Grief” – Do They Exist?

There is nothing like video’s for telling our stories and sharing information for widows. “Stages of Grief” has been under dispute these last few years.  To hear more about this please go to my YouTube channel and watch what I … Read More

Who Supports Widows?

The questions below will help you identify the strengths and weaknesses in your present network: Name 3 people you call when your down and need encouragement: ________________________________   2. ________________________________   3. ________________________________   Do these people usually make you … Read More

Letting Go of Your Hurts and Pains

We live in a society that loves to make excuses, and one of our favorite phrases is “It’s not my fault.” But the truth is, if we are bitter and resentful, it’s because we are allowing ourselves to remain that … Read More

Advice Widows Have Found Helpful

You will be feeling a considerable amount of emotional pain and it’s normal not to want to be around others in the initial months following their death. While we are grieving we are not our usual selves and you may … Read More

Tell Others How to Help You

Let your friends and family know that their comforting presence (a hug or a touch) is important. They can help with shopping, cooking, errands or drives to appointments. It also helps us to talk about our loved ones and our … Read More

Lack of Understanding from Family and Friends

We often express bewilderment at the lack of understanding from friends and families. Time and time again I hear this refrain: … but they don’t understand. Perhaps as time goes by your relationship with old friends will change to suit … Read More

Widows – Having Anxiety Attacks

As widows we become anxious when our brain responds to our fears by telling our body to prepare to “fight or flight”. Symptoms are: sweating, heart palpitations, tremors, crying, feeling like we are having a heart attack or not being … Read More


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