We harshly judge the widowed when they find new love, but grief and new love can co-exist, say widows and widowers who date again. This article was published more than 3 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. Three months after the sudden death of his wife, comedian Patton Oswalt was reeling.
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By Jayne Hustwit. Were I to tell you that I started my current relationship just six months after my husband died, would you judge me? You wouldn't be alone. The matter of how soon is too soon to move on after being widowed is a highly controversial one. But I don't feel guilty because I know my late husband would be glad for me. In fact, when I met my current partner, Adam, the last thing in the world I wanted or expected was a new relationship.
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You finally meet someone that you click with; someone that makes you laugh; someone you think is super sexy. The beginning of any romantic relationship is intoxicating. This was me, every single time I ever started dating someone.
Unfortunately, committed relationships are different. A part of me always wanted to claim we are cool and we are still friends. I wanted to be the breakup winner so bad.