Florence Isaacs's Blog – November 2013 Archive (2)

Why Widows Need Their Own Bereavement Groups

Q. My husband recently died after a long illness, and I’d like to join a bereavement group. I have a choice between a group that meets nearby, which is for people who have lost any family member — and a group that’s further away, but is solely for widows and widowers. Does it really matter if I opt for convenience?

Yes, it does. The “general” bereavement group is likely to include many…

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Added by Florence Isaacs on November 21, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

After Your Mate Dies: Decisions, Decisions

Q. Do you know how many widows work after the death of their husbands?  I’m curious because I’ve been widowed for eight months and find my job keeps me going. What are the experiences of other widows?

I haven’t found any statistics, except for some that go…

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Added by Florence Isaacs on November 8, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

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