Dating tips for widows & widowers As a widow or widower, being invited out to dinner, the theatre or cinema, etc. could be an aspect of being single that you dread rather than look forward to. No matter how much your friends and family might try to include you and make you feel comfortable, if you’ve been used to having a partner at your side, it’s likely you’ll miss their … [Read more...] about Top Dating Tips for Widows & Widowers
Wonders do happen...also disappointments As a somewhat unconfident and shy thirteen-year-old, I was not expecting on St. Valentine’s Day, to find a pile of envelopes on the doormat addressed to me. It was, then, a huge surprise to discover a single, large white envelope bearing my name! I hid this object of hope (and potential kudos) underneath my cardigan and … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day as a Widow or Widower: A Moment to Reflect and Renew
Upsetting the status quo If you’re a widow or widower, and starting to miss the friendship and romance you shared with your partner, it may be that the time is right to consider the possibility of dating again. This will inevitably bring with it feelings of guilt and self-recrimination. There is also the potential to upset the status quo within your family, and in particular … [Read more...] about Are Your In-Laws Happy About You Dating Again?
For a widow or widower, the thought of dating again after losing your partner will need plenty of consideration. Having intimately shared your life with someone, and with possible plans made for the future, the prospect of finding someone else to share your life with, can feel strange and unsettling. With this in mind, here are some useful steps to help you to work out … [Read more...] about How Long Should a Widow or Widower Wait Before Dating?
Congratulations to Liza and Melvin from North Carolina! Having met online they are now engaged and plan to tie-the-knot in November 2020. "When I left the site, I didn’t think it had worked for me. I had been messaging Melvin and before I left the site, we decided to text each other, eventually meeting four months later. We are both amazed at how it all happened. We have … [Read more...] about Success Story: Liza and Melvin