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I went on to explain it further that I have a divorce certificate and that he has a death certificate, in which they are the same… neither of our partners are still married to us. He kindly said he understood and he was glad I said what I said. I wanted to clear the air from the start, because I had dated a widower before and it is not fair to us divorcees to walk around on eggshells. It’s important not to loose yourself and your needs, just because they lost someone that mattered to them. We have experienced loss as well, and it has been excruciating. It should be 50/50 and not one-sided.

I am not going to contact him again. I feel he need some space to process all of it. He chased me and chased me and said he really wanted to fill the void and get on with his life. There has been a pattern in getting to know him.

He wanted me to come to his city and spend three days with him and meet his friends. Thank you so much I needed to read every bit of this because I am dating a widower and I often best my self up thinking I’m not GOOD enough but these words and article has helped me a lot . I feel like it’s a lot of work and I am also in school part-time and work full-time. Three weeks later he turned again, within the space of two hours. He says he can’t do this, we’re incompatible, daughter not happy, better with the two of them. He told me to leave that night so I had to move back into my parents house.

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“Get to know the late wife.” Followed by “if he talks about her all the time it’s a red flag.” Well of course he’s going to talk about her all the time if you literally ask him to. You teach people how to treat you. We were friends with a couple and did a lot of fun things together. They enjoyed traveling, dancing, and exercising to keep fit. She was a very hard worker and did all the indoor and outdoor chores when he had a health emergency the year before. A year later she started with a cough which was not Covid and within a week after having surgery.

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“There is nothing wrong with that! Not one bit. I do not judge! I celebrate their journey! Because for some people that really works. It didn’t work for me.” “Some people can get out of a marriage or relationship and in the near future find themselves in another relationship. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 69,942 times. WikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. To create this article, 18 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time.

Trust me, I have thought about that–him (I have to say “possibly/likely”) having this ‘side piece’ of booty while his wife was sick for so long. I admit that on one level I want to understand that, okay, he needed his needs met because also, by all accounts, he was every dutiful to the wife as caregiver for over 10 years. Really, he did anything a husband could do.

Love is nothing if there is no sacrifice. What is love if there isn’t the pain in your heart at seeing the object of your love lacking something? So you do what you can because they are more important to you than whatever it was you gave up. I’m not talking about codependency. There is a grey area, but I’m talking about not wanting to get married again. But my last partner and best friend wanted to be a groom.

I’d hate for one of my lovely, smart women to have to waste their time crossing your pathetic path. You’re obviously a kind, intelligent, solid man. And it sounds like you really do want to have love. Otherwise I don’t think you would have shared your story.

Even though they were separated at the time of her passing, hes still had to greive her death and process loss which i think has forever cannonised her as ‘The one great love’ in his mind/heart. I LIKE YOU, he bit his lip; i got nervous but i had to stare back at his eyes. He interrupted our stare saying, we should dance with others. I parted to dance with someone else, and so did he. End of class he said to me, thank you for the dance class. I hope he is thi king about me as I am of him.

I have tried several online options with zero luck. I was married just over 22 years, no kids to a great woman. I would’ve taken a bullet for her. We were that couple others called the model marriage, never a fight, no infidelity, made good decisions together. Then she decided we weren’t the same people we were 22 years earlier (who is?) and she wanted to end it.

Knowing how difficult it is for me, to just get a date with someone. I knew it was best for me to end it with this girl. I was able to be with one last person in Jun 2000.

My love wife passed 17 years ago, we have been dating 15 years, on our 10th year of dating he gave me a ring and stated this is our forever engagement. When we go out with other couples he will talk about the trips him and his wife had taken, never about our trips. I really like him, I pray for guidance. After reading your article I will ask. Then he came for me, saying “there was always something missing”. And in that same time frame, my life was a horror story, of violence/alcohol/suicidal depressions.