” This opened the door to a litany of questions: “Do you mind if I ask what happened? Widows had a happy marriage – or at least they only remember the happier times.
2) Divorcees have spouses who are regularly involved in their children’s lives.
However, keep your eyes open to potential problems before giving too much of your heart to him.
It’s better to know what to look for and bail out early then waste years of your life with a widower who’s not ready to make you the center of his universe.
She left me perched on a bar stool to go to the restroom.
I stared at the glassware on the shelves behind the bar and a guy suddenly appeared, “So when did you get divorced?
”Never one to pass up a good line, I said, “Six feet under.” That resulted in a jaw dropping, confused, uncomfortable, pitiful facial expression, as he stammered, “I’m so sorry.” I blurted out, “But I didn’t kill him! ” My response without missing a beat, “Twenty-four hours.” That interchange was my initiation into the “Planet Single Bar Hopping Phase.” I later entered the “Planet Single Dating Phase.” Here are 10 tips to understanding the differences in dating widows vs divorcees:1) Divorcees didn’t have a happy marriage otherwise they’d still be married.
The thought of dating again after losing a spouse can be difficult and uncomfortable for many widows and widowers. Sometimes you just need a place to discuss and share your widowed condition with people who can empathize, people who have gone through similar experiences and understand.