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Coping With Valentine’s Day After Your Husband’s Death

4 Ways to Cope With Valentine’s Day After Your Husband’s Death

How do you survive your first Valentine’s Day as a widow? After your husband dies any Valentine’s Day is hard, but the first February 14 is particularly painful. These ideas for coping with Valentine’s Day after a husband’s death are inspired by a reader’s comment and question. February 14 is hard not just because she’s a widow, but because it’s also their wedding anniversary.

Pet Memorial Sympathy Gift After a Dog Dies

8 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Someone Whose Pet Died

This isn’t just a list of pet sympathy gifts and memorials; I also included stories of how pet owners memorialize their beloved dogs and cats. These sympathy gifts and pet memorials will help ease the pain, especially if the owner feels guilty about the dog or cat’s death.

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Letting Go of Someone You Love – A “She Blossoms” eBook

Letting go of someone you love isn’t about forgetting. It’s about loosening an unhealthy attachment to the past. It’s about finding freedom and hope from the heaviness of grief. Letting go is about healing the hurt, and allowing your natural strength and resilience help you blossom into who you were created to be.

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How to Stop Thinking About Someone After a Breakup

No matter how clear it was that you don’t have a future with someone, it’s still not easy to just stop thinking about him after a breakup. These ideas will help you let go of those harmful thought patterns and start changing how you think, feel, and live each moment of your life.