Listen, everyone on the planet has had their heart broken at least fifteen times and very few (less than one percent), fail to fall in love again.
So it goes without saying that the odds are in your favor that your dried up raisin of a heart will eventually heal enough to try this love thing again.
I don’t want to break off a good relationship to go on a date with the new person, only to find that we don’t have much in common.
Because I plan to be serially monogamous indefinitely, I need to figure this out now.
The problem with serial monogamy and mini-marriages is that he gets his physical, social, and emotional needs met but he’s still unclear about the future of the relationship; he still doesn’t know what he ultimately wants.
Over the last few years I've received hundreds of emails from women dating widowers.
It’s not easy for a widower to let friends and family know there’s a new woman in his life – especially when many of them are still grieving over the late wife’s passing.
He’s probably worried that they’ll think he’s moving on too fast or, perhaps, won’t be open to the idea of seeing him with someone else.
He might also be concerned that this new relationship will cause friction with other family and friends who are still mourning.
These worries and concerns are natural, but they’re no excuse.
However, a divorced man can’t just erase his ex-wife from his memory and his life.
You’ll have to be able to accept the fact that his wife will always be part of his life.
When Morrison suggested that her suitor put his daughter on a plane to get better medical attention at home -- and even offered to pick the girl up at the airport -- a new crisis struck.