Tag Archives: Suicide

Recent Articles Reposted on Our Facebook Group

The more we can learn about suicide and the factors that lead to attempts and completions, the more likely we will be to save lives – lives such as that of the most important man in the world to me, … Continue reading

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Our Support Groups

Survivors of Suicide Support Group:  Tuesday evenings, 6:00-7:30pm Suicidal Thoughts Support Group: Saturday evenings, 6:00-7:30 pm The coffee pot is always on.  The atmosphere is low key, comfortable and confidential. Whether you share or not, is your choice, but it … Continue reading

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A Message to Members of Our Grief Support MeetUp Group

The following is the email I sent out to the nearly 50 members of our MeetUp group this morning… it seemed appropriate to repost here. Hello to everyone, I hope you’re doing okay…. some days, “okay” is the best we … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary – I Love You

Today is our 10th wedding anniversary.  I have to celebrate it alone, though. My great big strong brilliant talented wonderful husband killed himself almost two years ago. So instead of laughing and loving and toasting more years to come, I … Continue reading

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The Lifeboat Room – A Safe Haven

Our new support group room, located at Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps, is almost finished!  There’s still more I want to do with it, but the space is completely usable now…. and it’s looking better all the time.   The atmosphere … Continue reading

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She Said, “I Wish I Had Died First…”

From Gavin DeGraw, Soldier.   You can find it on YouTube here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfHUBcevBn0 “Soldier” La da da da da da, la da da da da [x2] Where did all the people go? They got scared when the lights went low. I’ll get you … Continue reading

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Profits to Benefit The Grief Warrior Project

  As some may know, Johnny and I owned an antiques shop called Heritage Collectibles (https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com). We also had a small used book store called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera, that John had spent many happy hours pulling together, completing it … Continue reading

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Scammers Preying on Widows

It never fails to amaze me how so many women (and some men) fall for scammers.  Whether it’s an elderly person who gets a call from an unknown person saying his grandson is in jail and needs bail money (sometimes … Continue reading

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What It’s Like to Grieve

  I found this on a grief support group.  The person who posted it said she didn’t remember who the author was or where it came from. Although it was written by a woman who lost her husband, almost everything … Continue reading

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Managing Anger So It Doesn’t Manage You

Too often grief manifests as anger toward the deceased. I haven’t really been angry at John for leaving me or for some of the shitty things he did while alive, because I understand why he did what he did. Every … Continue reading

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