The next person in your life could be completely different Following bereavement, you might find yourself thinking about finding love again. This does not, in any way, mean that your'e trying to replace your late partner. Wanting to share your life with the right person is a perfectly natural desire. Missing the companionship of a partner can be hard to bare. If you have … [Read more...] about Your First Relationship After Becoming Widowed
When someone we love passes away, it can change our world completely. Many of us have lost a partner, family member or a close friend. If you are still grieving over the death of someone you loved, there are several steps you can take to help ease your pain and get you back on your feet. There’s no right answer on how to move forward after someone’s unexpected death, but here … [Read more...] about How Can You Move on After an Unexpected End?
Deciding to date again after losing a spouse can be an overwhelming decision. It's normal to feel a variety of emotions as you navigate this journey. You may feel conflicted, guilty, and fearful of judgment. You might also feel excited, hopeful, and future-forward for the first time in a while. The big question is always, "am I ready to start dating?" Here are some smaller … [Read more...] about Not Sure If You’re Ready to Date Again? These 5 Questions Will Help You Find Out
Having someone to share your life with If you have shared a good life with your late partner, their absence will be hard to accept. Finding yourself alone after a lifetime of togetherness can be difficult. It may take a while before you can fully acknowledge that you are single again and living life as one, instead of two. Even if you’ve been anticipating this moment for some … [Read more...] about Love After Bereavement: Missing Your Late Partner
When St Valentine died in 270AD, little did he know that his demise would leave such a legacy. As a priest, defying the Emperor's orders, he secretly married couples to spare young men from being sent off to war and became legendary. The rest, as they say, is history! Wonders do happen...also disappointments As a somewhat unconfident and shy thirteen-year-old, I was not … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day as a Widow or Widower: A Moment to Reflect and Renew