When someone you love dies, it can feel as though part of you has died with them. The life you shared together is over and coming to terms with this hard fact can be difficult. Memories of happier times can cloud your vision and in the early days following the loss of a partner, these feelings can cause a great deal of heartache and frustration. However, it is these memories … [Read more...] about Dating After Widowhood – What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?
How you’re feeling and what you want from the future ‘How long should a widow or widower wait before remarrying’, is question we are asked often. If you've been widowed, it is a topic which brings with it many important reasons to be introspective about how you’re feeling and what you want from the future. Seeking a relationship to specifically help you work through your … [Read more...] about How Long Should a Widow or Widower Wait Before Remarrying?
Introducing someone new to your children As a parent, following the loss of a partner, you could one day find yourself in another relationship and facing the delicate task of introducing someone new to your children. It is understandable that you would be anxious about doing this and concerned that this could make them feel insecure. If there is a respectable distance since … [Read more...] about Introducing Children To Your New Partner
For some, getting back into a relationship after bereavement will take a great deal of forethought. Having met someone who inspires and interests the mere idea of actually going on a first date, although exciting, will be a huge step, but one you will hopefully approach with cautious enthusiasm. If, over time, the new man/woman in your life proves to be a good companion and … [Read more...] about Up Close and Personal: How to Take Things to the Next Level
The next person in your life could be completely different Your first relationship after being widowed will bring with it a whole new set of possibilities. Hoping to meet someone with similar qualities to those of your late partner is to be expected, especially if you were very happy together. However, it is better to have an open-mind, as it's far more likely the next person … [Read more...] about Your First Relationship After Being Widowed