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08 Oct 2009

MY new boyfriend
Hi, i was separated for amost a year and my divorce went though end of july. i met a new boyfriend about 3 weeks ago. his wife past away during may this year.

do think he is ready to date? he mention her sometimes . on tuesday he went to pay some medical bill and the clinic were she always went , and he came out crying. he said it reminded her because she is always went when she was sick and she passed away
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

WHy do you feel you need to rush right into another relatonship ? You are only recently out of your divorce, and he is still in bereavement from the loss of his wife. Like all rebound relationships, there are higher risks that relationships formed when either or both of a couple are still wounded from a preceding loss, will fail and may end unhapilly. Maybe at this time he would like a entirely platonic friend, but dating, probably not. Indeed, it is easy for a bereaved spouse to feel guilty at dating and enjoying himself so soon after such a major loss. Give it time.
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