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
Understanding the intentions of a widow or widower Dating a widow or widower with a view to forming a relationship can be a complex process. If this is the first time you have dated again since losing your partner, rising to the challenge of a first date will no doubt be a significant experience. What to wear, what to talk about, what not to talk about - will need some careful … [Read more...] about How to Tell if a Widow or Widower Is Interested in You
Describing yourself in the best way possible As life begins to open up again, you may be considering the possibility of online dating. This could be the perfect opportunity to create a dating profile that puts you in touch with others who are also missing the company of colleagues, friends and family. Your dating profile is your selling point and must deliver in a brief, … [Read more...] about Five Steps to Creating Your Perfect Dating Profile
Following the death of a partner, it can take time to get used to the fact that you are no longer part of a couple. The life you shared together is over and coming to terms with this fact can be difficult and memories of happier times can cloud your vision. In the early days, these feelings can cause a great deal of heartache and frustration. If you have children, especially … [Read more...] about Dating After Widowhood – What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?