Tips on how to start dating again
If you have family and friends who are doing this, they need to be told privately, but in a loving manner, that this behavior is not acceptable.
If you wouldn't let family or friends treat your spouse that way, why would you tolerate that behavior toward someone else—especially when your date could become your future spouse? If you can't do that, then you have no business dating again.
The first time I went to dinner with another woman, I felt like I was cheating on my late wife.
As we entered the restaurant, I was filled with feelings of guilt and betrayal.
It can bring out feelings of guilt or betrayal in the widow or widower.
When I started dating again, it had been seven years since I had gone out with anyone other than my wife.
Give dating a break and try it again when you might be more up to the task.