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    1. A chance to meet … in Atlanta & Los Angeles

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      Latest: April Meet-ups In Atlanta & Los Angeles heather, Apr 18, 2015 at 3:51 PM
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    2. About the Alliance of Hope Community Forum

      How to register -- Guidelines for using a public forum -- Uploading photos -- Meet the moderators -- Reviews & awards
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    3. Suggestions, Feedback, and Announcements

      Read announcements here. Post suggestions to help us improve.
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    1. Introduce Yourself

      Just joined? Make your introductory post here and subsequent posts on other topics, in the most appropriate forums below.
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      Latest: Family Trying But They Just Don't Understand Cybil, Apr 18, 2015 at 7:53 PM
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    2. Share About Your Loved One

      Our loved ones brought much into this world. This is a place to share about who they were: their talents and passions, their hopes and dreams, their challenges, accomplishments and contributions.
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      Latest: Always Moving Forward hazel, Apr 18, 2015 at 6:37 AM
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    3. We Remember Birthdays & Anniversaries

      If the person you remember was born or died during the present month, we invite you to honor them. What gifts and blessings did they bring into this world?
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      Latest: Angel Day Soon sad, Apr 18, 2015 at 1:01 PM
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    1. The Survivor Experience

      Those who have lost loved ones to suicide know that there no experience quite like it. This is a place to share any aspect of your experience with others who understand.
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      Latest: Pushing Back Against The Awfullness Terry S, Apr 18, 2015 at 8:00 PM
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    2. Signs, Serendipity, Life after Life

      Many people have a sense that their loved one is not "gone" but has "crossed over" to some other dimension. Have you had experiences in which you have felt the presence of your loved one?
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      Latest: A Message From John Edward JohnsMom, Apr 18, 2015 at 7:41 AM
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    3. Secondary Wounds

      Sometimes, survivors experience additional pain when others do not understand, let them down, or blame them. These additional "wounds" are very painful because they are already raw with grief. Has this happened to you? Would you like to share about it?
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      Latest: Friend's Engagements shattered_4ever, Apr 18, 2015 at 1:37 PM
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    4. Guilt, Blame & Forgiveness

      Guilt and Blame are quick to surface in the swirl of emotions following a suicide. As healing takes place, many survivors find that Forgiveness does not change the past, but it changes some of the pain of the past and unlocks a door to the future. What have you noticed about guilt, blame or forgiveness?
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      Latest: F-ing Perfect ... Forever missed, Apr 18, 2015 at 3:58 AM
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    5. Accomplishments

      Healing after suicide requires courage as well as hard work. We take ground inch by inch. This is a place to acknowledge accomplishments and achievements (large and small). Did you take a shower? Leave the house? Organize, complete or communicate something? What has been happening?
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      Latest: A Patio Farm JohnsMom, Apr 18, 2015 at 7:40 PM
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    6. What Helps?

      It's as simple as that! What helps you get through the day, the night, find your way in the world?
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      Latest: He's Ok Now Tish, Apr 18, 2015 at 2:46 PM
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    7. Turning Back Into Life

      At some point on the path of grief, almost imperceptibly, our challenges and accomplishments shift. If you are at the point where you are beginning to “turn back into life,” what are you noticing? How is this shift showing up for you?
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      Latest: Taking Time To Make New Memories JohnsMom, Apr 18, 2015 at 7:59 PM
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    8. Sleep & Dreams

      Survivors often report difficulty falling or staying asleep. Many also experience dreams about the deceased. Some dreams feel comforting -- some are troubling. What has been happening for you?
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      Latest: Hi, I'm Kacie sad, Apr 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM
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    9. Pets

      Have you been comforted by pets ... or felt that they shared your grief? Post about that here.
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      Latest: My Therapy Dog gloria heller, Apr 14, 2015 at 8:56 PM
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    10. Medications

      This is a place to discuss / debate the benefits, side-effects, recent news ... anything having to do with medications. DISCLAIMER: The opinions in this section are personal and may not be right for you. Consult your own physician for all medical decisions.
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      Latest: Trazodone Alien, Apr 12, 2015 at 7:11 PM
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    11. Addictions

      A place to discuss addictions and self-destructive behavior suffered by those who have died, as well as those who grieve their loss.
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      Latest: Please Don't Judge Me Willowtree, Apr 18, 2015 at 12:48 AM
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    12. Holidays, Anniversaries & Special Occasions

      A place to share thoughts, feelings, concerns, accomplishments, and tips for getting through those special days.
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      Latest: 11 Years Ago Tish, Apr 18, 2015 at 1:48 PM
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    1. Military Suicide

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      Latest: Suicide By Cop (sbc) spoonjr, Apr 2, 2015
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    2. Police Suicide

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      Latest: My Hero Morgan89, Nov 14, 2013
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    3. Firefighter Suicide

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      Latest: Alliance Of Hope IansMom, Nov 24, 2014
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    1. For those who lost spouses, fiancés or partners

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      Latest: Sad, Empty And Suicidal karin, Apr 18, 2015 at 9:09 AM
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    2. For parents who lost children

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      Latest: Attempting To Leave Neverland JohnsMom, Apr 18, 2015 at 7:54 PM
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    3. For children who lost parents

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      Latest: I Feel Like The Subject Is Off Limits. Ryder111, Apr 17, 2015 at 10:08 AM
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    4. For those who lost siblings

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      Latest: Here Goes A Push. Part One... joannj71, Apr 14, 2015 at 6:14 PM
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    5. In the News & Book Reviews

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  1. Community Groups -- Under Construction

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      Latest: So Now That I've Invited All... turtle, Mar 26, 2015
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