Problems with dating widowers
I hadn’t yet forgiven myself that he died on my watch. Until I resolved my own issues, I couldn’t be present for someone new because I was still living in the past.
I could have saved myself a lot of pain by waiting longer. I drank that koolaid as a new widow, but finally realized if I don’t want to date, it didn’t make me any less “recovered.” It also didn’t make me any more or less attractive.Understanding Your Partner’s Needs Building Your Relationship Taking Care of Yourself Community Q&A Upon losing a spouse, widows often find it hard to proceed with life even on the most basic level.