Dating a grieving man

14 Feb

Sometimes feelings revolve round sad or even horrible images of the last days or weeks of a partner's life.And the surviving spouse may well feel that he or she was not always patient or very loving when the other person was dying.What we shared in common was we both had clearly defined objectives—she wanted not only a husband but also a father for her children.

Sometimes I wonder if I am just a “test run.” —Worried” Okay stop!A reader and friend of Litsa’s recently forwarded her a question posed to the advice columnist, ‘Ask Amy’.As a widower this reader friend found the question to be kind of awful and as such just had to share it (obviously).We were childless and seeking to adopt the year before she died.A few months earlier Wendy lost her husband of 10 years when she was 37 leaving her with two young children, then ten months and four and a half years.