Mother's Day became the most dreaded day of the year.
The heart of our family had been ripped away from us, and as much as counselling helped me come to terms with the reality, the gaping hole remained.
I'm 39, and like many younger bereaved people, I've had to get used to a word I never thought would apply to me: widower.
I discovered quite quickly that I hated the word, as it emphasised what I've lost.
One of the biggest issues that she and her friends have with online dating isn’t so much the people they meet, but which site they meet them on.
In the book they discuss the pros and cons of the different options facing them. With thousands of new apps and sites being created faster than we can download them, it’s hard to know where to start.
I want to see more of him at this point (3 months,) especially on Saturday nights.
I made that need known last weekend in a calm, rational way.
Plenty Of Fish Dating profile: Tens of thousands of singles, largely on the lower end of the pay scale. The top choice for gays and straights looking for casual hook-ups. URL: https://soulmates.uk/ Putting a price on love: A minimum of £16 a month.
Lovestruck Dating profile: The young and time-poor, mostly living in major cities. Not too terrible; the site has over 100,000 members in London and the home counties alone.
Even if you used to successfully online date, but have found yourself single again, it can be difficult to know exactly what sites you need to be surfing.