When High50's Gord Smiley found himself single after losing his wife of 28 years, he thought dating again would be daunting. But he got in shape, learned to listen and took up skiing -- and says it worked. After 28 years of marriage, I found myself exactly where I didn't think I would be My wife and I met when we were both in our early 20s, married a few years later and started building our lives together. Suddenly, in my 50s, I'm now alone.
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To the widow who feels aged, out-of-date or useless in the dating game:. You miss him dearly but you desire a husband, a mate, your Chapter 2. You want the hand-holding, movie outing, and bear-hugging-type dates. Yes, lying about your age may give you a better chance at getting a date. What if the relationship thrives and you both fall in love?
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Last Updated: May 28, References. With experience in academic counseling and clinical supervision, Klare received her Master of Social Work from the Virginia Commonwealth University in There are 15 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed 88, times. Upon losing a spouse, widows often find it hard to proceed with life even on the most basic level.
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