Dating tips for widows and widowers
At e Harmony, we know that dating after bereavement can be challenging, which is why we really take the time to get to know you and what you’re looking for in a new relationship.Whether you’re young or old, recently bereaved or not, if you’re ready to find love again then we’ll introduce you to singles who will share your core values – those really important things that happy relationships are built on.I am 62-years-old, and back in 2012 when I briefly joined e Harmony, I met a widower. I learned a great deal and hung in there, but it was quite different.Fast forward to last summer when I joined e Harmony again and voila—I met another widower.We briefly interacted, and he seems interested, but says that he is only seeking companionship, not even thinking of marriage.
Unlike other dating agencies, with e Harmony, you won’t be overwhelmed by hundreds of profiles and the unforgiving swipe culture.I went straight to my minister, who said I would be alright dating a man who has been widowed for approximately a year.(There are some widowers who get on dating sites after three or six months.)Just last week when I revisited e Harmony, I met another widower who lost his wife 14 months ago after a grueling illness.I met my boyfriend, Jeremy, on Plenty Of Fish and I’m very much in love again.I want to share with you the things I’ve learned and some ideas on how to be successful in finding your next love.