Whether you are based in the busy environs of New York, the vast deserts of Texas or the golden sands of California, is here to help you connect with other widows or widowers living in your local area.
For those seeking to meet somebody new after the loss of a spouse, it can often seem hard to know where to begin.
Yes, that's possible, but remember that grief is a rollercoaster ride and can last quite a while.
What's wrong with starting as friends and seeing where it goes from there?
What you might see as attraction may just be his way of having some companionship and he may not be ready to move further.2. Okay, maybe I'm old fashioned but when I get emails that talk about a long-term relationship and getting serious before basic dating has even begun, well I wonder about the person's intentions. The widow/widower is going through a rough time and jumping 10 steps ahead isn't going to help either one of you.3. This is such a popular topic that I have to talk about it.
So since many of them popped in here first to find out more, I thought I'd post some "rules" if you will to help you through the process.1. One person said that a widower lost his wife 2 months ago but seems interested in her now.One is ready to date again whenever solitude gives way to loneliness.It is natural to want a partner, but the partner is not a substitute.“One should wait until THEY feel they are ready.When you’re a widow or widower, dating someone can be the beginning of a new chapter of your life; a chance to move on and make new memories, while cherishing those you made in the past.Dating after such a loss is a little different than when you dated in your younger years, not least because you’ve been through one of the hardest things in your life.Established in 2004, is the longest running dating website in the US that specialises exclusively for widows and widowers.