Relationship advice dating a widower
I'd tell her that I was helping clear out her possessions and which charities they were being donated to (hopefully ones which she cared about).
She's not trying to compete with the wife who passed. Dating someone who lost their significant other is tough. It's like being in love with two people at the same time, but one is dead. You and Adam should have his daughter pick out things she would like. If she is cool with you then no problem in moving in but let him be the parent because your comments may be taken as negative not positive since you are new to the family.Dad and daughter should take care of late wife's things. Daughter should get to keep anything and everything she wants. Ask the daughter if she would go through it with u , u dont want to remove anything incase it's sentimental.Dad and daughter together should decide what to do with the other items. I'm sure that would send a good message to her that u respect her mum and her in a way to move forward.Regardless of how they got along during their marriage, and how she really was with time, the dead wife becomes an angel. What you should do is talk openly but with sensitivity about how issues that arise make you feel. Yes, you will surely feel the need to try and rise up for the challenge but do it in your own way. If you feel disconnected or frustrated about the state of your marriage but want to avoid separation and/or divorce, the course meant for married couples is an excellent resource to help you overcome the most challenging aspects of being married.Don’t change, and don’t try to resemble her, or mimic their relationship.