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WAY member and ex-primary school deputy headteacher Emma Marfleet shared her story during Children's Grief Awareness Week and how she is helping her children maintain an ongoing relationship with thei…
WAY member Matthew, who’s a serving Navy officer and member of the WAY military subgroup, reflects on how he has navigated many difficult firsts since his wife and stepdaughter died – and how he’s pla…
WAY member Shalini explains how her Indian heritage and her Hindu faith have affected her bereavement journey since her husband died – and she shares how she will be celebrating Diwali this year by lo…
When writer Cath Holland’s husband Andy died of bowel cancer in 2019, she wasn’t able to write her own stories at first. So when Cath saw that WAY was offering members an opportunity to stay in a Land…
WAY volunteer Johanna Pereira shares the story of how she navigated the cultural challenges of being widowed and Black
To mark Alcohol Awareness Week, WAY member Karen shares the powerful story of how she battled alcohol dependence after her husband Ben died of cancer – and is now celebrating being five years sober.
To mark Armed Forces Day, we share the story of WAY Ambassador Emma Gray, who has set up a support group for members of our charity who are either serving in the military or whose late partner or spou…
To mark Carers Week (5-11 June), charity consultant widowed dad Josh Cass writes about how he coped as a carer for his wife when she was ill with cancer, thanks to a web of support from friends and fa…
Ahead of Father’s Day, Wirral-based WAY member Steven shares his story…
As Father’s Day approaches, Gavin reflects on his experiences and how he’s coped with his own grief while raising his 8-year-old son, Magnus.
WAY volunteer Rob shares how the online world helped him to make new friends and stay connected after his wife died for Men's Health Week.
WAY Widowed and Young member Amanda from Scotland shares how she took up flying as a new focus after her husband Davie died. You can read more about Amanda’s story in the April 2023 issue of Prima mag…
When Pete's first WAY Forward newsletter fell onto the doormat, the PGL weekend in February immediately piqued his interest.
When Siobhan discovered through conversations with Citizen’s Advice that parents who were not married or in a civil partnership were unable to claim the support available at that time to married paren…
A group of WAY members are walking a marathon through the streets of London on Saturday (28 January) to get fit and to raise funds for our charity. WAY member Kass is one of our Winter Walkers. Kass …
Lately, I’ve been finding comfort not in religion or spirituality, but from physics. One quote in particular by physicist Brian Cox has been playing heavily on my mind – that inevitably, all forms of …
WAY member Debbie, whose husband Steve was diagnosed with the same type of brain cancer as The Wanted singer Tom Parker, says she admires Tom’s widow Kelsey Parker for speaking out so publicly about h…
WAY member Sarah shares her story and why being involved in the "Life After Tom" documentary was important to her.
As part of International Volunteer Day, WAY volunteer Sunita shares her story with us.
On 1 December, Kelsey Parker’s documentary Life After Tom is due to air on ITVBe at 9pm. In the first episode, Kelsey joins a WAY meet up and talks to Kent WAY members Sarah, Hannah and Michael - and …
WAY is the only national charity in the UK for people aged 50 or under when their partner died.
It’s a club that nobody wants to be eligible to join, but we are so glad that our members find us. We are a place for people who have experienced an untimely loss to understand and have compassion for those experiencing the same. Quite simply, to be able to say: “I know”.
Our service offers a peer-to-peer support group operating with a network of volunteers who have been bereaved at a young age themselves, so they understand exactly what other members are going through.