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People often push you to move on well before you’re ready How long have you been out of the dating pool? We receive a lot of email from people who are dating grieving.
Our anecdotal impression – it takes a special girlfriend/boyfriend to (1) understand death does not end a relationship, (2) allow the deceased’s memory into their life, and (3) understand that you can love a person in the present, while continuing to cherish a significant other who has died.
Your bed is half-empty when you go to bed at night, and again when you wake up in the morning. After the death of a partner, there are endless logistical considerations like household chores, the loss of primary or secondary income, childcare, paying bills, paperwork, estates, dealing with their belongings, the loss of identity, and so on. Regardless of what you’re dealing with, trying to balance life after the death of a partner can come with a lot of responsibility and pressure.
If you were your partner’s next-of-kin, the responsibility fell (falls) on you to make decisions on their behalf.
It didn’t have to be a big something, like an emergency, it could have been a small something, like someone annoying you at work.
Sadly, guilt and regret over decisions made at the end of a person’s life can have an ongoing negative impact on your grief.
A return to single status is hard for a hundred reasons. Many people say they feel like a third wheel after the death of their partner, which can be awkward and alienating. Although you may feel ready for a new relationship, you may simultaneously dread the thought of dating (we don’t blame you).
For many of you, your significant other was the one person who knew how long to let you vent and how to calm you down.
In fact, there are times when you still pick up the phone to call them after a terrible day, only to be reminded that they are gone.