Dating with a widowed man
Use the Stitch Forums to dig in deeper on these issues and connect with people who can understand what it’s like to be a Widow or Divorcee. Rather than answer this question ourselves, we want to turn it over to you. What’s been your experience moving forward from death or divorce?
Start by sharing your thoughts in the comments section below.
I don’t want to sell my home and move someplace where I don’t know anyone.
If you want to move to a lemur reserve, please go ahead, but don’t tell me that I should. Don’t think I am super nurturing just because I was a caregiver.
Lynn said, “There will be obstacles to overcome in any relationship and ours is no different. But, I am able to think of that as my past, as Chapter 1 in my book of life. She went on hundreds of dates, never able to commit to someone and never feeling better. She said, “It wasn’t until Stitch that I realized that what was missing from my life wasn’t a man. Having these women in my life has magically brought me back to my youth.
I have re-discovered what I loved most about being a girl and hanging out with my friends …
We’re always incredibly touched by the stories we hear and think it’s wonderful that both are taking steps to seek companionship.
What’s the combination that will give you the best chance for true companionship?
As a result, the question has been asked: Should you be dating a widower as a divorcee, and visa-versa?
For one member who has recently come out of a relationship (we’ll call him “Howard” since he did not want his name to be shared), said that it’s not something that he would be willing to do again.
As a recent divorcee, he had begun a new relationship with a widow and at the time they dated, thought that he had finally found “the one.” He felt like his ex-wife was never really his soul mate and that his soul mate was still out there, and it was Terry (also a fake name to protect identities).
Unfortunately, as the months passed, Howard realized that Terry didn’t consider him her soul mate. She even called out her late husband’s name during intimate moments with Howard. Howard knew he would never live up to the memory of Terry’s late husband and didn’t feel he could continue when they didn’t both think they had found their soul mate.