It’s no easy task to share your husband’s heart with another woman, but in a marriage to a widower, that is precisely what you must learn to live with.But take heart – it IS possible for grief and love to co-exist!Your husband chose you because he loves you- don’t lose sight of that!If you battle with insecurities about whether or not your husband does or will ever love you as much as he loved his late wife, then resenting her pictures or personal possessions from their marriage in your house may seem like an important point of issue to you.Romantic love is a central expression of a good, meaningful, and flourishing life.
Check out the book, Dating a Widower: Starting A Relationship With A Man Who’s Starting over by Abel Keogh, for more insight."Though I know I'll never lose affection For people and things that went before I know I'll often stop and think about them In my life, I'll love you more." The Beatles "I can't live if living is without you." Mariah Carey "A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope." Samuel Richardson All of us have romantic predicaments; widows (and widowers) seem to have even more. And if they find another lover, while still loving their late spouse, how can these two lovers reside together in their hearts?For widows, is loving again worth the effort of having to adjust to another person?Combining Melanee's four children with Randy's five made for a real Brady Bunch scenario, but it wasn't always bell-bottoms and smiles in the Bronson home.It took time, compassion and love to merge the two families.A year and a half after both their spouses passed away, Melanee and Randy began to correspond and date.