Watch out for the fantasy of “being in love” where you don’t give much thought to whether he is really right for you. Widows in love with love often get hurt. In the video Mary talks about the “Seven mistakes … Read More
We widows are urged to look for the quick fix rather than to look inside ourselves. We end up seeing only our limitations, instead of our possibilities. The truth is there is no quick fix when grieving. I have no … Read More
It’s ok for widows to date. Something we may have to say to our children – “Just because Mom is older and a widow doesn’t mean that she is unable to make her own decisions when it comes to dating”. … Read More
Widows facing their feelings allows them to concentrate on reality rather than fear and helps them choose the right action steps. How do you understand and control your feelings? The best method I know is to begin writing in a … Read More
You are a new widow and your home is no longer for a couple – it is now sadly a home for just you. One of our biggest mistakes is to sell when grieving.
As a widow, do you want their attention? Your loved one has died. For some the support quickly leaves, but for others they get constant questions about how they are doing or what their plans are. It’s not helpful and … Read More
Most widows search, adjust and search some more for the right balance … until one day, it finally appears out of the fog of their grief. Sadly there are no shortcuts for widows that are grieving. In other words, there … Read More
If a widow wants to balance her life, she needs to focus not just on her physical state, but also her mental state. A widow needs to have a sense of control.
The main purpose of this post is to motivate and support widows. The challenges of grief when death happens in our families is common to most widows. These grieving challenges are not reserved for the poor, the uneducated or the … Read More