April 22, 2022

Snakes & Ladders

Snakes and ladders, the old traditional board game, is a great metaphor for life after loss. As Penny R suggested once on a Zoom call,  in […]
November 28, 2021

Those Dreaded Memory Dates & Holidays

Maybe the date is highlighted on your calendar. Or perhaps you’ve left it blank, trying your best to make it like any other day of the […]
October 30, 2021

Seven Great Years of Friendship

2021 marks the seventh year since the founding of Widowed Friends. That’s pretty special.  We’re different now though than we were when we started.  We’ve transformed over […]
September 20, 2021

Anderson Cooper and Stephen Colbert Talk About Grief

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September 20, 2021

Nora McInerny – We Don’t Move On From Grief

September 18, 2021

Transformations & New Beginnings

From its beginning 7 years ago, starting with a small gathering of “widows and widowers”, the Widowed Friends community has continued to  grow and change with […]
June 28, 2020

One Day At A Time

We’ve been lucky that as we  quarantine and social distance, it’s all been happening during the spring and summer. Imagine how confined we’d all feel if […]
June 14, 2020

The Only Thing Permanent Is Change

In January of this year most of us were looking forward to a new year, making plans for the next few months and thinking about the […]
June 7, 2020

Winnie the Pooh or Eeyore?

In the children’s classic A.A. Milne  book Winnie the Pooh, there are two characters that personify opposing views of the world.  Winnie the Pooh is forever […]