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This is true of both the past and of anyone new you might meet.
Indeed, you cannot expect that every new date will be perfection but you approach them with the right frame of mind.
Again, this isn't about replacing anyone or denying their memories - but it is about giving each love in your life their own space.
Eva Ibbotsen writes ''you cannot stop the birds of sorrow from flying overhead, but you can stop them nesting in your hair.'' This is a great mindset for anyone dipping a toe in the widow dating pool: whilst you can't stop grief and sadness paying a visit, it is up to you how long you let them stay.
In that sense, it can hold an ‘eternal’ quality in our hearts and minds, with our dead partner being elevated to the position of a ‘martyr’.Do give yourself a chance – if your attempt at dating ends in tears, be kind and patient and applaud yourself for having given it a go.Remember to keep taking chances with love and with life. Hilda Burke is a West-London based integrative psychotherapist, who has been working with clients on a broad range of issues, including bereavement, infertility, addiction, abuse and depression for four years. Welcome to the simplest online dating site to date, flirt, or just chat with Widowed singles.It's free to register, view photos, and send messages to single Widowed men and women in your area!