Hello,My wife passed Oct of last year. I'm 46 and I have an 11 Yo little girl.Back when i was 23 I had 3 girlfriends all 18 years old (they all knew about each other btw) My wife was one of them, I…Continue
"There's no rush. I remarried after my divorce from my first husband but we dated for 7 years! My son was 12 when I divorced; my Ex had a lot of problems and slunk away, which was merciful. Totally different from being…"
"Im glad you found someone!
I know its a hard road.
It took me a long time to get past the feeling i was cheating on my wife,but i know she would carried on with life and found someone new to share her life with.
And my daughter had gotten used to…"
"Thanks for the update! I've also been dating- my husband died in November, 2016. After 3 meetings with guys on Match.com that didn't go anywhere (consistent with their profiles, nice guys, but not enough chemistry on one or…"
"I have looked up old bfs after my husband's death. I really didn't want to start over with someone new. But when I saw them, I remembered why he won out. (I think they remembered why I didn't win with them, too, to be…"
To anyone who helped me through my first couple years i want to thank you all. it was a hard struggle.
About the woman who i spoke of in this thread.. she left and came back many many times up until about a couple months ago.
"I haven't been dating yet, but I've noticed that there is a bigger difference than just grief between the widowed and those who have been out there dating for a long time. They work fast, and they are easily offended (they would say…"
"Owfw, I think You may need more time to heal Your heart. Telling this to the person You are dating is healthy. They need to understand that You are still healing. And not ready to go further. It is okay. It may not be fair to them to let them hang…"
"Sigh.. Why does life have to be so hard?
Why does grief have to come back and hit you like a brick to the head and send everything into a spiral?
Everything has been great. But i find myself trying to distance myself from her. Even when she is here…"
"Have not been on in awhile,
About a week after the breakup,I took her to lunch to talk and see if we could salvage a friendship out of our situation.
While eating she began to cry,She is a very tough woman and is not one to cry.
She took the blame…"
"Sigh.. the fireball i assumed would happen, happened i think.
She got the flu a couple weeks ago and stayed home because she prefers to be alone when sick.
And she is just getting over it still but we have been texting for a few days.
She says i am…"
"I'm so trying to live again.. But i keep having setbacks..some my own mind and others are based on normal new relationship fears.
I sometimes feel myself trying to come up with excuses to kinda shy away from her when i get scared..then my brain…"
"I'm glad you are happy, and I really appreciate how much you have shared about your feelings in moving on. I know that I would have similar feelings of wanting to run towards life, but also of finding it hard to move on, and that these…"
"Hello again to anyone still following this thread.
Had a perfect night the other night on Saturday. I performed a wedding for a widowed friend of mine.
He lost his wife about a year and a half ago right before i lost mine. they had been together for…"
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