Catherine Tidd

Catherine Tidd is a widow and the Founder of, a free social support network dedicated to anyone who has lost a significant other. She is also a writer, public speaker, and mother to three young entertaining children. She received a degree in English from Rollins College in 1998 and has since worked as a writer, editor, Marketing Manager, and Event Planner. Originally from Louisiana, Ms. Tidd currently lives in Denver, CO. To read more of Catherine's work, visit


‘Lonely’ Not Powerful Enough Word to Describe Widowhood, 16 Jul 2015

Don’t Believe One Widow’s Experience Will be the Same as Yours, 23 Oct 2013

Father’s Days After a Husband Has Died, 07 Jun 2013

Hey, Widows: You Can’t Do Everything and Do Everything Well, 10 Sep 2012

Life’s Transitions, Friendships, and the ‘Widow Infection’, 31 Aug 2012

The Widow Time Zone, 18 Aug 2012

Why Some Women Start Dating Soon After Husband’s Death, 10 Aug 2012

‘This Too Shall Pass’, 02 Mar 2012

Dealing With the Winter Blues, 04 Feb 2012

He is Missed, 24 Jan 2012

Death of Spouse Prompts Re-assessment of Life, 10 Nov 2011

The Truth Behind the ‘Considerate Griever’, 23 Oct 2011

Widowhood: The TV Reality Series, 30 Jun 2011

Maintaining Friendships After a Spouse-Loss, 28 Jun 2011

Returning to the Hospital Stirs Fears, Hopes, 10 May 2011

How Am I Doing? Look at My Toes, 11 Apr 2011

Widows: Is it Time for Us to Tune Out?, 23 Mar 2011

Deaths of Husbands Bond Two Young Widows, 19 Feb 2011

Family Photos Document Life Before and After Widowhood, 18 Jan 2011

In the ‘Widdahood,’ Starting the New Year Right, 08 Jan 2011

Grieving Through The Holidays: Changing Expectations, 21 Dec 2010

Widowhood Means Doing Holiday Tasks for Two, 29 Nov 2010

The Holidays Come Early For Widows, 23 Nov 2010

Are Thank You Notes Necessary After the Death of a Loved One?, 16 Oct 2010

Widow Finds Way to Feel at ‘Home’, 06 Sep 2010

Shhhh…Listen Closely. It’s the Sound of Someone Healing, 27 Aug 2010

Retail Therapy: How Widows Might Pull Us Out of the Recession, 02 Aug 2010

Lost in the Widowhood, 18 Jul 2010

Dating for Widows: Now May be the Time to Cast Your Line, 13 Jul 2010

For Widows: Love is Out There, But Are You?, 23 Jun 2010

No ‘Shoulds’ in Grieving a Spouse’s Death, 05 Jun 2010

Young Widow Can Imagine Not Marrying Again, 02 Jun 2010