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Are you finding it difficult to eat right?

When you are grieving it’s important that you take care of yourself through difficult times. We’ve all been knocked off center and find it…

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Unbearable loneliness

I have been struggling with a Major Depressive Disorder for a very long time and have been to numerous psychiatrists searching for help all…

Started by Doug

2 Apr 13
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Are you finding it difficult to eat right?

When you are grieving it’s important that you take care of yourself through difficult times. We’ve all been knocked off center and find it…

Started by Diana, Grief Counselor

33 Apr 8
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Religion and the unexpected loss of a soulmate

Hello, I am really needing to hear what people who are religious cope with the loss of a loved one (unexpectedly). I believe in God but my…

Started by kathy kwasnica

3 Jun 10, 2016
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how do I live without my sister

My sister was everything to me even though I was her brother she was the emotionally grown up one.she was the one who taught me social skil…

Started by ys jeevan reddy

2 Oct 30, 2015
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Feeling lost, any advice appreciated

Hey guys. I've been having a really bad day missing my mom. It's not even been a month yet and each day is a tougher obstacle to overcome.…

Started by Anthony Mann

1 Jun 16, 2015
Reply by Andrea Mi

18 months and still the grief get harder.

Its been 18 months since carol Ann passed. 18 months or so i guess. She passed on 24th july 2013 at 4 .30am of anti-biotic resistant TB. I…

Started by Elizabeth

3 May 21, 2015
Reply by JO B

WIDOW AT 49

Hi!  My name is Karen and I am joining this group for online support in grieving for the loss of my husband. My husband died unexpectedly…

Started by Karen Pagenkopf Teig

13 Dec 21, 2014
Reply by Karen Pagenkopf Teig

Please, please read this, I need help so bad...

My heart hurts... It hurts so bad... I can't stop it, no matter what I do, it just hurts... I can't even explain it in words, it's so painf…

Started by Mel Pope

15 Sep 11, 2013
Reply by Cyn Rios

Having a stupid day

I woke up this morning at like 3am...and stayed up till my fiancee went to work at 4:30. After he left I started getting chest pains..not o…

Started by Becky H

3 Sep 29, 2012
Reply by Kathy S McBee

Susanne's Story & The Hard Road Foundation

Susanne's Story: In 2011 Susanne and Linda decided to visit downunder from Holland both hoping for the time of their lives. Two beautiful y…

Started by Sambo

0 Sep 13, 2012

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