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Widow dating: when it’s time for new love, we’re here

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For many widowers and widows, dating after a loss requires support and the empathetic company of people who understand the situation. This is where EliteSingles can help. We prioritise compatibility: a concept that involves matching personalities, locations and, crucially, life experiences. If you’re looking for companionship, connection and for Kiwi singles who understand loving after loss, then why not try EliteSingles today?

Moving on at your pace

Moving on from losing a partner is one of the hardest things a person can deal with. As psychotherapist Hilda Burke explains, everyone’s experience is different and there are no hard rules about when to move on. It’s important to remember, though, that moving on is not about ‘replacing’ or ‘forgetting’ about your loved one – it’s about allowing yourself room for both treasured memories and new happiness. This can mean different things for different people: some may want to get remarried, while others might want to start with friendship and go from there.

Love after loss: where to start

No matter which approach you prefer, when trying out widower or widow dating it is vital to take the time to work out just what it is you want from a new potential partner. Your next step is to find a dating platform that can truly cater for your needs and help you meet others on the same wavelength.

If you’re ready to start a new chapter with someone who understands your situtation then EliteSingles might be the dating site for you. We match our members to truly compatible New Zealanders; prioritising connections that share some common ground. Furthermore, many of our members are aged 50+, meaning that we have a number of users who are looking for a second chance at love. If you’re among them. we can help you find like-minded, friendly company on our site.

Still not sure about taking the plunge with widower or widow dating? Read on for psychotherapist Hilda Burke’s heartfelt, compassionate advice about how to approach loving after loss – or, if you are looking for a new connection then get started with EliteSingles today to meet your matches.

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