widows support group
Family & friends can be your light in the darkness of grief.
By Kathryn Haugen
It has now been six months since I lost my beloved husband, Paul, after almost 38 years together. I am totally shocked that he is gone and still feel like he will walk through the door at any moment.
My emotions are all over the place. I can talk to people about what happened in a calm manner and then crack up looking at Paul’s shoes. Although I am still in the midst of an emotional roller coaster, I can also see that I… Continue reading
Support groups for widows can be found in many places. I am updating this post since it was originally published with new ideas on how to gain support from women and men who are walking the widows journey.
In the past, I attended a luncheon sponsored by a local funeral home and partner of the LIFT Program. I wanted to see firsthand what they have to offer for widows/widowers.
The LIFT program is a social support program that provides monthly luncheons and various other outings and activities. It’s a really good way for widows and widowers to… Continue reading