Members' Stories

International Men's Day: Ric's Story

Nov 2022

The theme of International Men’s Day this year is “helping men and boys”. This date in the calendar is an opportunity to highlight positive role models and raise awareness of men’s well-being.

International Men’s Day: Ben's Story

Nov 2022

The theme of International Men’s Day this year is “helping men and boys”. This date in the calendar is an opportunity to highlight positive role models and raise awareness of men’s well-being. We want…

David's Story

Jun 2022

On Father's Day, we wanted to share WAY Widowed and Young member David's story about coping as a widowed dad.

Ric Hart's Story

Jun 2022

In the run up to Father's Day, we wanted to share WAY Widowed and Young member Ric's story about coping as a widowed dad. He also helps to share some of his tips and advice for coping as a widower.

Richard’s story: Photographing grief

May 2022

WAY Widowed and Young member Richard came to our community fun day last week to showcase his new photography project about grief following the loss of a spouse - ‘The One I Chose; The One Who Chose Me…

WAY members share their friendship stories

Jul 2021

On International Friendship Day, we wanted to share with you some stories of the friendship that have helped WAY Widowed and Young’s members to navigate their grief.

You don't have to face widowhood alone.

If you've lost your partner before your 51st birthday and live in the UK – whether you were married or not, with or without children, whatever your sexual orientation, race or religion – you are welcome to join us.

Joining up to WAY takes minutes and costs just £30 a year, which can be paid either by direct debit or PayPal.

“I will always remain a member of WAY as I know that my membership helps WAY to continue to support other members and reach out to new members.

Since WAY has made such a difference to me after being widowed young, I want to do all that I can to help that support continue” - WAY member, Jenny