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
Understanding the intentions of a widow or widower Trying to figure out if a widow or widower is interested in you can be a complex process. Understanding their intentions could provoke some awkward moments and there are likely to be plenty of sensitive concerns you might want to avoid. Whether or not you’re being compared to your date’s late partner is an obvious thought; … [Read more...] about How to Tell if a Widow or Widower Is Interested in You?