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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Widow

A widow is a woman whose spouse has died and a widower is a man whose spouse has died. ... In some patriarchal societies, widows may maintain economic independence. A woman would carry on her spouse's business and be accorded ...

www.theatlantic.com/notes/2016/04/widowed-people-are-invisible-in-this-society/480540

Apr 29, 2016 ... 'Widowed People Are Invisible in This Society'. That's the core sentiment of this reader's note. Patricia adds, “I didn't fully realize that widows ...

thesocietypages.org/specials/suddenly-single-a-widows-challenge

Jul 5, 2018 ... About 700,000 women become widowed each year. Over 10 ... I conducted in- person interviews with 20 widows, ages 55-80, from different ...

www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/health/sc-health-1010-grief-20121010-story.html

Oct 10, 2012 ... Bereavement research shows that people who lose a spouse are often ... who directs the Widowed Persons Association of California's grief ...

www.nytimes.com/1987/02/11/garden/young-widowed-and-new-to-self-help.html

Feb 11, 1987 ... Many young widowed people say that friends and co-workers can't ... Given society's strictures against men expressing emotions, many ...

www.quora.com/How-does-society-see-you-when-you-become-widow-at-a-young-age

Nov 20, 2017 ... I was widowed at 49, so not young-young, but certainly younger than many ... lose your groups of married/partnered friends because you're the odd person out.

www.jstor.org/stable/582263

phenomenon of American society. National census data indicate that there are close to. 11 million widowed persons among our population today, the large ...

www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/feb/24/the-hot-young-widows-club-is-out-to-change-the-way-we-grieve

Feb 24, 2018 ... You want to be the person that at your husband's funeral, people will ... There's Widow Feel Friday, where people share their funny ..... to the way society dismisses older people—especially women—as dried up and worthless.

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/21/international-widows-day-poverty-social-exclusion

Jun 21, 2015 ... For many women, becoming a widow does not just mean the ... In too many countries, a woman who is widowed becomes in effect a non-person. ... not only to them but to their children, communities and society as a whole.