Its your lunch dating
Interestingly, the top word Match found on successful dating profiles was ‘love’.
This could be in the romantic, ‘looking for love’ sense (which would win you points for being clear about what you’re after), or it may be a way to express your passions for things – ‘I love my work’, ‘I love dogs’, and so on.
Some may not have ever dated another woman, because they married the first woman they ever met.
A lot of older widowers have grown children; in fact, many may even be grandfathers. Widowers often need a woman’s touch around the house.
You try not to get your feelings hurt; but alas, it is impossible to believe that he wants anything to do with you, when her presence is everywhere. Or, he might introduce you, but they may not want to meet you, or get to know anything about you. “Trying” to love you is not a phrase you want to hear.
Let’s look at that list again, and you may see some challenges.
A man who has been married to one woman for over forty years can be challenging.
He has probably been taken care of, coddled, and somewhat controlled.
He feels he had the greatest marriage of the century.