I would like to know what people say and I think this springboard is the right place to find out from. Recently I lost my wife of twenty-eight years (28 yrs Partner 1 month Married) due to Cancer. A lovely lady who I have known and liked for several years was the only one to offer a meal when I needed one, close to the funeral and me sad and vulnerable. I have had many offers of tea and talk and those though appreciated, I did and do not fancy just talking about sad times. The lovely lady and I have many common interests and in some ways a mirror image of my life. she gets me to do things as I like to use my hands in DIY etc., she seems to make the grief less and I like her company also she likes mine. I find I am being drawn towards her and I think she is drawing towards me. I know there is an age difference where I am seventy four and she is forty, she prefers older people and has a close friend of over eighty. I do not think this is a rebound situation as I am alert to it. My step daughters think the friendship is to soon but they do see I am happier but they think I am forgetting their mother my late Wife who fills my heart with latent love. She did say just before she died that I should not sit around and mope, which I had no intention of that and told me to find someone even if it was this lovely friend to be with. Should a relationship happen, what do people consider a suitable time for this to happen please?
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