The widower didn’t choose to move on from his marriage but the divorced man did (in a way).
Maybe he was married for 50 years or just five months, but nobody can determine a proper length of mourning except the person doing the mourning.
That’s why a woman in a relationship with a widower must be patient, empathetic, understanding and, most of all, trust that her new man is being open with himself.
Just lay your cards out on the table and keep the dialogue running.
If you find yourself in a relationship with a widower, then creating dialogue is essential.
Make sure you let it be known that talking about his wife who passed is completely normal and encouraged.
He shouldn’t feel embarrassed or shameful to reminisce about the woman he was married to.
Widowers can be more attractive than a man who is divorced.
He found the average length of time between marriages was about two and a half years.
Of course, this time span depends on the individual and how comfortable he is to look for love after the death of his wife.