Widowhood and dating
These worries and concerns are natural, but they’re no excuse.
You Remind the Widower of His Late Wife Widowers are naturally attracted to people that remind them of their recently departed wife.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.The idea that we "should" only have sex within the context of a serious relationship was an antiquated judgment to be disregarded.And I agree, despite being raised conservatively by a widowed father who taught me that nice girls say "no." I eventually ended things with my friend. Fourteen months after George died, I decided I was ready to date. I did what I felt like regardless of any potential for a relationship. His opinions on sex apparently varied greatly when speaking to a 50-year-old widow as opposed to his teenaged daughter.