Pitfalls of dating a widower
The stepfather’s or stepmother’s role may be demanding and traumatic, when young children are involved.
If this is true, the timing of your marriage may be of secondary importance. That is because she had four adult children and I had three.The most logical step is to discuss your children’s reactions with your pastor, a counselor, and trusted friends who will keep the children’s misgivings confidential.You need the opinions of persons who are somewhat detached from your situation.Even though it may be hard to accept, you will not only become involved with his or her children but other family members as well.Although the feelings of adult children regarding your remarrying must be considered, the final decision must be made by both of you for the best interests of all.
If you ever think of remarrying, read this material carefully.