Advise on dating a widower

13 Mar

Widower's House: A Study in Bereavement, or How Margot and Mella Forced Me to Flee My Home A memoir by John Bayley, who lost his wife to Alzheimer's disease.

They may see the new relationship as more of a part of the grieving process than anything else.

If you are interested in establishing a romantic relationship with a man who has lost his wife, you will need to give him time and space to come to terms with his emotions.

Whether it takes weeks, months or years, a widower is the only one who will know when he is ready to date again.

If you become involved in a relationship with a widower it is important to realize that you will often be called upon to help your partner work through his feelings about the loss of his wife, his relationship with you and anything else that might be troubling him.

While many widows often are reluctant to get into a new relationship after loosing their husband, widowers often have the opposite reaction.