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Widowhood: The adjustment of eating alone

After becoming an empty-nest widow or divorcee, you come to the realization that you will be frequently eating alone. You can’t really go out to eat every night (well, I suppose some could) and getting take-out still means you are … Continue reading

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The Kids Are Alright

Like the majority of mid-life widows, I have children — a 22-year-old girl and a 28-year-old man. My husband and I put a lot of energy and love into raising those two. He was a great dad who they loved … Continue reading

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The nightmare than can be Sunday

What is it with Sundays — that particular day is worse for a widow than any other. I didn’t like Sundays growing up because I was forced to go to church, and I was often bored with little or nothing … Continue reading

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