When High50's Gord Smiley found himself single after losing his wife of 28 years, he thought dating again would be daunting. Sink into a deep, lengthy depression or start living again.
Ask questions about the wife/husband, how long did the marriage last, how long has he/she been a widow/widower.
Some widow/widowers say that dates who ask them about their departed spouse say made it easier for them.
Then the daughter became ill and had to be hospitalized.
When Morrison suggested that her suitor put his daughter on a plane to get better medical attention at home -- and even offered to pick the girl up at the airport -- a new crisis struck.
They admit that they didn’t feel like it was something they had to bring up or avoid during conversations out of consideration for the date’s feelings.