So, if you are able, you could just elect to do nothing and trust that your mom knows what she is doing and is keeping her dating under wraps to give you time. I still cry every day. While Purmort was very sick, a widowed friend of hers called and said she was going on a date. After all, one of the main purposes of dating is to have fun! At what magical point in the days, weeks or month after a spouse dies is dating permitted?
He penned an obituary for Time about the "blast crater" she left behind, wrote about the panic of suddenly becoming a single father for GQ and addressed the personal tragedy in his Netflix comedy standup special, Patton Oswalt:
Dating Etiquette After Spouse Dies
I can see why you would be taken back. And even if it was, a week could be enough for one person; 10 years may not be long enough for another. It was my great grandmothers jewelry and her wishes was for it go to my great grandmother granddaughters, including my mother. I was pretty exhausted and decided to ask questions about him. I lost a spouse. You could still say no. At night I cry silently, praying for something to happen to ease the tension she has towards me and for God to please give me back that sweet little girl that was so happy before people stepped in without even talking to her dad first about any of it or how he would like to approach it.