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When your ex is in an urn in the next room you don't have these issues, so it's hard to relate.
Plus, I really hate sympathy; or rather, I crave it and then I realize it's an unhealthy craving.
I'm having a hard time understanding how "I liked being married/in a relationship" equates to "I want to replace your mother." If anything, I would see it as a tribute to how the deceased partner made the husband a better person, happy to be in love, etc.
Sort of the flip side of bitter people who get burned/divorced and then are afraid of commitment/"against marriage"/ etc.
Before the wedding, they went to the cemetery and talked with their respective deceased spouses. My grandfather had mentioned that he thought marrying after the spouse died was a better way to honor the deceased partner than not doing so. I think each person is entitled to live their life as they see fit after the loss of a spouse.
We had an instance in our family where the widow was pregnant and married in six months following the death.
You have a 27 YO son that is devastated by his mom's death. I'd say it's bad form to bring a date to the funeral. Scarlett67's response is good, but I think with a little discretion, perhaps he doesn't even need to know for a while?
You say something along the lines of, your life with his mother was so wonderful that you'd like to experience something like that again. I know a man who remarried within six months of his wife's death, while others aren't ready to date ten years on. it's difficult and a lot of sensitivity is required.
Not that I wish more guys would get knocked off; just that a lot of the single women I meet are single due to divorce, and so they tend to be angry because their ex is driving around in a corvette with some bimbette half the ex-wife's age.They STILL don't speak to her new husband, and never will.It got very ugly, but hey...she's the kind of person who can't be alone and she filled the void she felt. I waited just under a year, but like everyone here is saying, what works for you is appropriate; especially since dating is an overall learning experience anyway; it was too soon, you'll know.I won't shed a tear for my father when he goes, and I doubt my mom would even go looking; if she goes first, I don't give a rat's ass what he does after that.) (Looking at the OP's previous posts, it appears he is talking about someone else, not himself as either the parent or child. He dated after she died, and 4 years later married a woman who is the only grandmother I know and recognize. My grandfather died a couple of years ago, and about 6 months later, my grandmother renewed the friendship she had with a childhood friend, and eventually he asked her to marry her.She was 82 while he was 80, and their wedding was beautiful. She was married and in love all those years, she shouldn't be sad and lonely at the end of her life!