The story so far…

The Group Hug was originally founded as The First Wives Club, starting out as ‘The Ascot and Sunninghill First Wives Club’ on Facebook on 26th February 2017 when I wrote:

“You know the feeling, you are divorced, or getting divorced…The dinner party invitations have dried up, you are seen as a ‘threat’ to every husband in the country, by every wife.

It’s ridiculous!

​I set up the group up to make new friends and meet new people. It’s not a ‘singles’ group or a dating site. You may have a new partner?

​I was fed up with being excluded, especially as I always used to be the organiser.

​New beginnings!

Our new brand – April 2019

​So, from humble beginnings, ‘First Wives UK’ was born, now re-branded in April 2019 as ‘the group hug’. It’s no longer a coffee meet-up group, it’s now a much larger, more inclusive group of men and women; nationwide and beyond, who are in the next stage of their life.

You may be getting divorced, or have been through it. Maybe you are widowed or have simply never found the right person. Your ‘children’ may be young adults, off to University and you are getting empty nest syndrome?

Whatever it is, we are all here to support each other.

​We have a safe and anonymous space to talk freely in our forum. Simply change your real name to a posting name. We have a legal expert who drops in every few days to answer questions in her area along with a business coach, life coach, image consultant and our very own dating guru!

Ali March – Founder

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