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Comfort and Hope After Your Husband’s Unexpected Death 2

When your husband dies unexpectedly, your whole world is instantly and forever changed. Nothing is the same, yet everything continues the way it was before. It’s bewildering and shocking, isn’t it? Here, you’ll find comfort and hope from women who know what it’s like to unexpectedly lose their husbands. First, though, I want to share this comment from one of […]

Comfort and Hope After Your Husband’s Unexpected Death

When You Have Nobody to Love on Valentine’s Day

Feeling like you have nobody to love on Valentine’s Day? You are not alone. Here you’ll find several suggestions for coping with being alone and lonely on February 14; this article was inspired by a reader who says she never has somebody to love on Valentine’s Day. “Every year I dread February 14, especially since the stores make such a […]

When You Have Nobody to Love on Valentine’s Day

Coping With an Empty Home When You Miss Your Best Friend 1

A cat or dog dying isn’t just “pet loss.” You’re living in an empty home, you’re missing your best friend, and you may be wondering if you’re normal because you feel like you can’t cope with the grief. Here, you’ll find hope and help getting through the pain of pet loss. These tips are inspired by a gentleman who shared […]

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How to Overcome Hopelessness After an Infertility Diagnosis 1

Overcoming feelings of hopelessness and depression is easier when you tune in to the right channel! Here’s how to find joy, hope and peace after a diagnosis of infertility or ongoing fertility problems. “Women helping women” is the theme of this article; I share 10 tips on how to overcome hopeless feelings from women who have survived the dark pit […]


How to Stop Feeling Guilty and Ashamed About What You Did

Whether it was last summer or 20 years ago, it’s time to learn how to stop feeling guilty and ashamed of yourself, what you did, or how you reacted to someone or something. These tips are inspired by a reader who really wants to help others deal with guilt and shame…but she feels like she’s not good enough because of […]

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How to Tell Someone You Were Sexually Abused as a Child 2

You need to tell someone that you survived rape or sexual abuse, but how? Here’s how to say the words “I was sexually abused as a child” or “My uncle or brother or father molested me.” It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it. You are a survivor; you will find healing and strength if you learn how […]

How to Tell Someone You Were Raped or Sexually Abused as a Child

How to Cope With Losing Your Life Purpose in Your 50s

When you lose your purpose, life is flat and meaningless. But take heart! Here you’ll find 7 ways to cope as a woman over 50 who feels lost without a life purpose. “One day, mustering up every ounce of courage she could find, she simply left,” write the authors of This Is Not the Life I Ordered: 50 Ways to […]

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