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At Stitch, many of our members are either widowed or divorced, which brings new challenges to finding a partner later in life.It’s an unchosen label that both connects them to others that have experienced the same trauma, but also makes them feel as if a world made for couples has thrown them aside.As a result, the question has been asked: Should you be dating a widower as a divorcee, and visa-versa?For one member who has recently come out of a relationship (we’ll call him “Howard” since he did not want his name to be shared), said that it’s not something that he would be willing to do again.We’re always incredibly touched by the stories we hear and think it’s wonderful that both are taking steps to seek companionship.

Next I tried to cultivate a dating minded relationship with an industrial tech teacher I’d met through my master’s program that summer.I have various quibbles with this topic, which he and I have discussed many times.To me, the Dating a Widower movement, such as it is, looks like it's just based on following Google to high readership.As a recent divorcee, he had begun a new relationship with a widow and at the time they dated, thought that he had finally found “the one.” He felt like his ex-wife was never really his soul mate and that his soul mate was still out there, and it was Terry (also a fake name to protect identities).Unfortunately, as the months passed, Howard realized that Terry didn’t consider him her soul mate. She even called out her late husband’s name during intimate moments with Howard. Howard knew he would never live up to the memory of Terry’s late husband and didn’t feel he could continue when they didn’t both think they had found their soul mate.