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As we entered the restaurant, I was filled with feelings of guilt and betrayal." Keogh notes that it took five dates before the feelings of guilt subsided.
If feelings of guilt are overwhelming when out with a new partner, it could mean that you are not yet ready to date again. D., professor of sociology at the University of Washington and author of the article "Looking to Find New Love?
Dating again requires emotional stability and a willingness to be open to a new relationship -- critical components that often only develop with time.
Keogh describes his experience on a first date after the death of his wife, saying that "The first time I went to dinner with another woman, I felt like I was cheating on my late wife.
You can casually chat with women and see how you feel. It’s okay to talk about your wife, of course, because she was a big part of your life and her death continues to affect you, so your grief is a topic of discussion.You don’t ‘get over’ the man, though you do after a year or two get over the death; but you have to learn to live in another country in which you’re an unwilling refugee.” After six months or so, friends and family who have supported you through the first difficult months might start to drift away and get on with their own lives – thinking that the worst should surely now be over.