my mom passed away from cancer at age 52 in late April 2014.
she was my best friend and it was an awful couple of years seeing her hurting and in so much pain. well, he started 'seeing' someone about 2 months after my mom passed.
While life expectancy has increased from previous generations, the likelihood of having considerable time after the death of one’s mate remains high.
Not everyone is so enthusiastic about one parent dating again after the other parent has died, however.
A companion/dating site for older adults age 50 and over, Stitch launched earlier this year in San Francisco and is accepting signups from users in other areas of the country.
New York City and Los Angeles are up next and will launch when enough people have registered from these areas.
The online dating scene is a bit of a jungle, with people claiming to be who they aren’t (younger, mainly) and potential matches getting stuck in endless email conversations before ever meeting.
But with promising new sites launching all the time, it’s becoming easier to navigate the landscape and find the right fit for you, whether you’re looking for companionship, a lifelong lover or a fun date for the weekend.
In fact, many people feel confused, disappointed, and even angry when Mom or Dad steps back into the dating scene.