Living in the house my husband shared with his deceased wife

The topic of sharing a home with your husband that was once shared with his deceased wife can be a delicate one. We’re here to help by providing three actual real-life scenarios & the advice to help navigate it all. Scenario 1: Currently Living in the House Previously Shared I am divorced and recently married …

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Question: Hi–I will try not to be confusing, even though I am confused. My son was killed 5 years ago. He left behind his wife, that our family loved, and one grandson. I babysat this grandson for the 1st 9 years of his life, 4 of those years being after my son died. My ex-daughter …

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widower boyfriend

Question: I am in the weirdest relationship I have ever been in in my life. I met R about a year after his wife passed away. We started out as “just friends” and played together as a band – like Simon & Garfunkel– I admit I thought he was cute but I was kind of …

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dating a widower

Dating A Widower: I have been dating a widower for a little over a year now. I’ve known this man for over 20 years. He and his late wife were friends of our family when she was still alive. She died 3 1/2 years ago in a motorcycle accident. He was driving the motorcycle and …

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My oldest child absolutely refuses to accept that her mother wants to remarry. Reader Question: I have been a widow for six years. I have been engaged for almost a year. I have two adult children that live away from home and one teenager still at home. My oldest (daughter) absolutely refuses to accept that her …

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Remarriage itself is a daunting undertaking, but when one marries someone who has lost a first spouse, it can also be fraught with issues, emotions, and real-life problems that had never before been written about in the history of periodical literature…until now. 1. Embrace the past – Don’t hide it or run from it. Ignoring …

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dating after death of spouse

Views about how a recently widowed man or woman should ‘behave’ have been altered immeasurably over the years. Long gone are the set periods of time for mourning a spouse, and the biblical notion that a widow is obliged to marry her deceased husband’s brother has all faded from today’s modern society. But once the …

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