Women’s Support Group for Loss of Spouse or Partner

The purpose of this group is to provide a safe and compassionate space for women who have lost their spouse or partner to share their thoughts, feelings and struggles about their loved one’s death and in coping with the loss. This group will run for nine weeks starting on February 09, 2020, and will meet every other Tuesday via Zoom from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm MST.  We invite you to join this loving and warm-hearted group of women who understand your pain and loss.  

Who should join this group?

  • Women who want to share their thoughts and feelings about the death and coping with the death but don’t know where to turn. 

  • Women who are feeling stuck in their grief and don’t know what to do next. 

  • Seekers who want to be part of a group who have experienced a similar loss. 

  • Women who want to get to know themselves better.

  • Women who want to feel less alone in their grief. 

This group will be led by Marisela Marquez.

Mari Marquez is the Director of Administration and Board Secretary at EricsHouse. Mari is also a widow, a mother, trauma survivor, blogger, and founder of embracingwidowhood.com and “The Embracing Widowhood Podcast.”  Mari experienced the devastation of losing her father, her husband, and had a miscarriage all within four months apart, right after leaving her corporate career of many years. 

Before her horrific losses, Mari worked in the Property and Casualty Insurance Sector. She has an MBA with an Emphasis in Leadership and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance Psychology. Mari is on the Widow Advocacy Team with the Modern Widows Club and is a member of the National Alliance for Grieving Children. Mari is also one of the facilitators for the Women’s Support Group at EricsHouse. 

This group will be limited to 12 people and will run for 9 weeks beginning on Tuesday, February 9.  Sessions will be held virtually on a bi-weekly basis via Zoom.

These sessions will be held from 6:00 pm AZ Time (8:00 PM EST Time – 5:00 PM pst).

February 9 

February 23

March 9

Daylight Savings Time begins on March 14, 2021, these sessions will be held at 6:00 pm AZ Time (9:00 PM EST Time – 6:00 PM pst)

March 23

April 6

April 20

May 4

May 18

June 1

There is no charge for this group.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  Please email Mari at marisela@ericshouse.org to determine if this is the right group for you.  Once you are pre-registered, you will receive a link to complete your registration.