Marriage 101: How to Move on after the Death of Your Spouse

How easy is it to move on after the death of your spouse? Better yet, just how easy is to start all over again? The death of a partner is painful, regardless of a person's age. Whether the individual dies after battling a long illness or killed in a tragic accident, you will have to work on a strategy to piece your life back together relatively. Image via Adobe Stock, by Motortion It could … [Read more...]

Widow-to-Widow: When You’re Ready to Start Dating Again

My husband and I love TLC’s “90 Day Fiancé.” We love it because the relationships are so outrageous. Despite red flags, language barriers and the money it costs to bring someone into the U.S. on a spousal visa, couples plow ahead and try to make the relationship work. Some even get married. It seems like the couples on this show lose all common sense when it comes to love. This is one reason why I … [Read more...]

What’s in a Name: Wedding Hashtags & Moving On

There are so many components to grief that if you’ve never gone through the process, you don’t know what is coming next. This week, I realized a new aspect of my grieving process – the sadness and guilt of letting go of my married name. I am getting married in October, and while I was driving home from the gym yesterday, I realized that I would be letting another piece of my late husband go, … [Read more...]