The loss of a companion leaves in it’s wake a hole of loneliness and the desire for companionship. How do you know when it is time to start dating? How do you prepare family and friends if you choose to take this step? What are the pitfalls and important things to know before you begin to date?
Dating Advice from a Widow
Thanks to Karen Millsap, one of our authors, for sharing this interview with us. Karen helps widows reintegrate in the workplace. You can find out more about her programs at karenmillsap.com
There are so many questions around dating or even the idea of having a love life after your spouse dies. Not only do we put ourselves through a lot emotionally, but other’s criticism, judgement or opinions can heavily impact our journey. My friend, Kim, talks about her late husband, finding love again, her kids while dating and more!
From the Editors Desk
Being a previously married adult makes the decision to abstain from sexual relations until you are remarried a difficult one, yet it is one that will bring you greater security, self-confidence and aid from the Spirit. In this video, Six interfaith youth speak candidly on why they have chosen to be sexually pure.
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