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Tips on dating a widow or a widower

Perhaps you are a member of Maturedating.com and you’ve grown attached to someone whose spouse passed away. You should be aware that dating a widow or widower isn’t like dating other people. It can be a delicate matter that you will want to tread carefully with.

  • Patience is essential. When a widow decides to take the plunge and join a mature dating site, this doesn’t necessarily mean they are ready to fall in love again. As you are getting to know them, you will want to follow their lead as to how the relationship will progress. You can tell them how you feel, but don’t push them to reveal their feelings for you. They will do it when they are ready.
  • Ask about the deceased first. It can be awkward trying to get to know someone if you know they are still grieving their death. We aren’t saying that you should drill them about information about their spouse, but you can ask general questions if the subject of the deceased comes up. You may be surprised by their willingness to talk about their loss because it is a big thing in their life that can’t be ignored.
  • Be Self-Confident. When you start dating a widow or widower, you have to recognize the fact that if it were not for their loss, they probably wouldn’t be on the website looking for companionship. When you show that you have self-confidence, you are letting them know that you are secure in who you are, what you have to offer, and you aren’t going to be comparing yourself to their spouse.

Widowed dating can help the healing process

One thing that we understand the most is that no one will be able to replace your spouse who has passed away. You’ve shared a big portion of your life with them and it can be hard to adjust to a life without them. What widows or widowers fail to understand that this doesn’t mean you have to remain single for the rest of your life. After you take the time to grieve your loss, you have to realize that you deserve to be happy and when you join a widows and widowers dating site, you have a built in support system, as well as the option to start seeing other widows or widowers.

Sometimes, people join a widows dating site just for the companionship. While the website is geared toward people falling in love, we encourage our members to explore all possibilities, even if that means just using the services to seek support through a difficult time.

As a member of a widow or widower dating site, you should never feel pressured or obligated to go out on a date with someone. There isn’t a designated amount of time you should take in order to grieve the loss of your loved one. You’d be surprised by how many widows and widowers use Maturedating.com as a sounding board to talk about their pain and want nothing more than someone to listen to them.

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