Widowhood Is Not Funny
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This journey of widowhood is not easy, but you're not alone.
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Grieving For Her Brother, Woman Finds Unexpected Comfort On Memorial Day - CBS Local

Grieving For Her Brother, Woman Finds Unexpected Comfort On Memorial Day - CBS Local | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
Grieving For Her Brother, Woman Finds Unexpected Comfort On Memorial DayCBS LocalHer family's grief on this Memorial Day is a reminder that our freedom doesn't really come free. She reaches for some sort of comfort but only feels heartache.
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Dreams Really Do Come True: Acceptance by Julie Daley

Dreams Really Do Come True: Acceptance by Julie Daley | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
Image – Joy Division by paris_tx Sitting on the kitchen floor with my back against the moonlit-night-blue wallpapered wall, my entire body lets go as I read the words. The tears, so long held in check, finally find their way.
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How To Support People In Times Of Grief

How To Support People In Times Of Grief | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
In the New Church we have been exposed to an abundance of beautiful and comforting teachings on life after death as given in the Writings for the New Church (penned by Emmanuel Swedenborg). This can...
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Grief Healing: Understanding and Managing Grief, April 15 - April 21 ...

Grief Healing: Understanding and Managing Grief, April 15 - April 21 ... | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
Understanding and Managing Grief, April 15 - April 21, 2012. Best selections from Grief Healing's Twitter stream this week: Fascinating! Reacting to News of a Death, http://j.mp/Ifo9dp «The Family Plot Blog; Bereavement in ...
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Is it Complex Grief, Depression or Bereavement? | counselorssoapbox

Is it Complex Grief, Depression or Bereavement? | counselorssoapbox | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
Besides if someone really has extreme impairment as a result of bereavement that becomes Major Depression and gets treated right? Not exactly. Currently grief is excluded from the DSM-4 criteria for depression.
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Sharing grief a big help - Marlborough Express

Sharing grief a big helpMarlborough ExpressAfter their husbands died of cancer in 2010 the pair joined a grief support group run by the Cancer Society Marlborough and, although it was daunting, they soon formed a close bond with the other 10...
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Coping with Widowhood | Aging Gracefully

In general, women possess gender characteristics that may aid them in dealing with the bereavement of being widowed. An article ...
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Boo's journey through widowhood: Finally

Boo's journey through widowhood: Finally | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
I've taken a big step forward out of the darkness ... it took me 2 hours, and I've sorted all my finances out. I had the money but no inclination before ... and I'm damn lucky that I didn't end up in court ...
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The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up ...

The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits. by John Gay. Filed under: John Gay. Tags: Marriage. Next post: The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a ...
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Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep (Grief Poem)

Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep (Grief Poem) | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
RT @Tabitha_Jayne: Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep (Grief Poem) http://t.co/9c1HHGgG #grief #bereavement...
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You Will Get Through Your Grief | With Sympathy Gifts

You Will Get Through Your Grief | With Sympathy Gifts | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
Although it is unthinkable now, a day will come when you wake up and your loved one’s loss will not be your first thought. Your sadness will diminish.
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Journey through grief and grieving: the illusion of time | Loving ...

Journey through grief and grieving: the illusion of time | Loving ... | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
Time is a human constructed element and appears to pass at different speeds - here we look at ways to 'remedy' this illusion and how to reconnect to the moment.
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Amazon.com: Widowhood Is Not Funny eBook: Alanna Parke Kvale: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Widowhood Is Not Funny eBook: Alanna Parke Kvale: Kindle Store (Widowhood Is Not Funny: Widowhood Is Not Funny is a Guidebook for the new widow.
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Soulseeds » Blog Archive » Acceptance and Change

Soulseeds » Blog Archive » Acceptance and Change | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
We cannot change anything until we accept it.
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Writing Out the Grief | Katherine Owen ~ Writer

Writing Out the Grief | Katherine Owen ~ Writer | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
The Indie Chicks is a fantastic group of women writers that established itself late fall of 2011. Every week, one of our own has been featured in order to share one of the inspirational stories from the anthology, Indie Chicks 25 ...
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Free Book!!

Free Book!! | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it

Keeping a journal is an essential part of making it through your grief. Writing down your thoughts & feelings can help you heal & face your new future as a widow. To that end, I have a new book available!

For those who purchase a copy of "Widowhood Is Not Funny" I have a free journal to go along with it. It's called "A Widow's Walk" & each chapter contains an article intended to help you make it through your grief & heal, plus blank pages for you to record your own thoughts & feelings about this journey we're on together.

When you purchase a copy of my book, send me an email to:

widow_to_widow@yahoo.com Show proof of purchase & I will email you a PDF copy of "A Widow's Walk" completely free of charge.

Thanks,

Alanna Parke Kvale

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New Here - Widow - Support Groups

Posted in Group: Widow. My husband died on March 24th of lung cancer. He lived for 8 months after he was diagnosed. I am overwhelmed and having a hard time with life right now.
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CSW 2012: RECOMMENDATIONS FROM RURAL WIDOWS EVENT

CSW 2012: RECOMMENDATIONS FROM RURAL WIDOWS EVENT | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
UN Women should establish a special section to address widowhood issues in context of human rights/VAW/poverty reduction/conflict resolution and peace building. · Adopt a UN Resolution on Widowhood. · Acknowledge ...
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A Journey of Widowhood and Grief, Part 2 | Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk with Dr. Dobson

A Journey of Widowhood and Grief, Part 2 | Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk with Dr. Dobson | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
Losing your spouse could be one of the most difficult pains anyone may have to face in life. So how do you make it through the “fog of loss?” Find hope for this difficult journey with special guest, Joyce Rogers.
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Stop Thief: Don't Steal My Grief: Grief: Listening To My Anger

Stop Thief: Don't Steal My Grief: Grief: Listening To My Anger | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
I have never thought of myself as being angry about Artie's death. Sad, lonely, confused - but not angry. He had a good long life and I gave him a comfortable loving death. I have - as people have been following me know ...
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The Good Grief Express

The Good Grief Express | Widowhood Is Not Funny | Scoop.it
If you're reading this you have probably faced loss and are looking for helpful material online. Upon becoming bereaved myself, I found the research process cumbersome at best .
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