As a follow-up to our article, here are more thoughts on navigating the often tricky waters of dating someone who is beginning to date after grieving the untimely loss of their partner or spouse – from Members of our own Widow/Widowers community here on e Harmony Advice, in their own words.As you’ll see from the passages below, everyone’s reaction to their circumstance, opinions and experiences are going to be different, so it’s important to keep in mind the specific needs of your match as you progress.Published on Jun 25, 2013 An Excerpt from Dating a Widower Read Chapter 1 I’m including this section of the book specifically for any widowers who might be reading it.
I would have been dating again within a year if I had not been in a car accident that put me out of action for 9 months. But you’ve got to believe me; all the other descriptions in the paragraph above were true. That list of ‘gotta-haves’ that my future wife HAD to ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY have? That list was driven by worldly values, not godly values. BUT I learned that list of ‘gotta-haves’ of mine was misguided. After a few email conversations back and forth we had our first meetup at a Cambridge garden centre and both hit it off!We are both very much in love with Jesus we got and married this year and the two of us have enjoyed being together every moment."Dear Ed - please find our marriage testimony as you requested.As a Christian single widower I joined fusion and met lots of lovely single Christian ladies but didn't get that spark until hit I found 'Loveday' on the site.If you are looking to find older Christians in a relaxed and friendly place, join 101Christian Newtork to meet senior Christian singles - ladies and men for freindship or romance.Fusion101 is the perfect meeting place for mature Christian singles! I was enthralled by her ability to articulate her thoughts and feelings through intelligent dialogue. She handled my impulsiveness with grace and calming dignity. I don’t remember much about my behavior, except that I was enthralled by her presence. I was captivated by her voice, her smile, her laughter, her love of life.