Widowed Words Blog
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March 4, 2021
Over the past few months, we’ve enjoyed several afternoons with Lianne Harris, storyteller extraordinaire, as she shares her extensive historical research and knowledge in entertaining and […]
February 23, 2021
Melodie has been a member of Widowed Friends for a couple of years and for about half that time was a regular attendee at our weekly […]
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What Our Members Say…
"Joining Widowed Friends Zoom meetings is like walking into your living room and finding all your friends there! It's been wonderful to have so many Zoom meetings each week to connect with others and feel a part of a larger community. "
I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that works so hard in the group for providing this network for people like myself and others.
I have never joined a group like this and was hesitant at first. I was welcomed and felt a sense of belonging and a real connection.
I felt alone and isolated due to Covid until I joined Widowed Friends. I quickly made friends and found others with something in common. They get it. I value the time, effort and support from the group. It’s a life saver.
Widowed Friends has helped ease my new journey into widowed life since we are all of like minds. It has helped make my life more meaningful.
I can’t come close to expressing my gratitude and love for our Widowed Friends group.
Being widowed, lonely, then moving to Oakville and only knowing my son and his family, Widowed Friends has been a godsend to me. With this group I met lovely new friends and this group opened up for me a wonderful new life with lots of social activities.
Since joining Widowed Friends, my loneliness and sadness, as a result of my wife’s death, have decreased. This personal change, is due to the warm interactions, offered to me, from the many widows and widowers I meet, at the socials. Thanks to everyone for your sincere caring.
I think it’s fair to say that Widowed Friends saved my life. My husband died of a particularly aggressive cancer last winter. The shock and tragedy of it shook all the joy out of me. I was so very lonely… Widowed Friends threw me a lifeline when I was drowning.