I am so upset over that possibility that I can't even think about it.Can you please tell me something that I can do to deal with this?The tribe offered Noten, then 17, as Mittamoni's new husband, on the condition that he marry Orola, too.
-- DEVASTATED DEAR DEVASTATED: First of all, let me offer my condolences on the death of your mother -- words fail.
While people do handle loss differently, once again, in general one would prefer to let the widowed experience the anniversary of the death, major holidays, birthdays and anniversaries by himself. Gail Saltz notes, if the widower does leap "too quickly" into the dating fray, he is more likely "trying to squelch his feelings of loneliness and depression.
The danger here, if he hasn't processed his loss, is that depression might crop up later.
Our father seemed to grieve a few weeks and then he started "doing things" with some of the women. My husband and brother both say to leave him alone and not say anything but I'm having a hard time now with my father and them.
Is this just a man thing or am I just way off base?