dating a widow – Laura Fahrenthold – Author

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October 22, 2014

AA for Dead People

Groucho Marx put it best in saying he didn’t care to belong to any club that would have him as a member. I felt the exact opposite when I was approached this spring to be on the board of the Bereavement Center of Westchester. It has been an absolute honor to serve […]
August 2, 2015

Don’t Mind If I Stare At You

One of the hardest things about losing a spouse is that a major part of you dies with them, only you are supposed to carry on with your life as one, as opposed to half of a whole. That’s why grief is such a powerful phenomenon. No one truly understands it […]
November 29, 2017

Battle of the Dorm Room Moms

I knew it going in. Christine was everything a dorm roommate’s mother should be, starting with being on time for college move in day. What’s more, she was armed with cleaning products. And while that was several months ago, the problem has only gotten worse, not better… The day had […]
December 1, 2017

You Are My Sunshine

Seems like 100 years ago since sprinkling Mark in this field on Prince Edward Island. The girls thought their father would like “living” there, so we pulled the RV over,  jumped out and walked him through the waist high waves of yellow glory. The sky was so blue. I remember […]