But when you’re feeling super vulnerable, being rejected is devastating.
If your sense of self is still forming, it’s not time to date.
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I hadn’t yet forgiven myself that he died on my watch. Until I resolved my own issues, I couldn’t be present for someone new because I was still living in the past. Yup, time to hit Target and pick up a new spouse now that the old one’s gone! I hear from so many widowed folk who get plenty of love and companionship from friends and family. Yet the societal benchmark for recovery seems to be seeing someone new.
I got through the guilt with grief counseling and journaling, but I wasn’t ready to date until I’d put my ghosts to rest. I drank that koolaid as a new widow, but finally realized if I don’t want to date, it didn’t make me any less “recovered.” It also didn’t make me any more or less attractive.
But I really wanted to be on my own and meet different kinds of people for awhile.
Being a nice girl, I sought a stable guy to settle down with.
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I needed to spend what energies I did have taking care of myself.
Having only the best intentions, George’s parents took me on a three week cruise of the Baltics four months after he died.