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I also believed I owed it to my potential dates to be as honest with myself as possible.They’d be taking their cues from my words and actions, opening up to me, and — if all went well — believing in a future with me that only existed if I was truly ready. For nearly 20 years, I hadn’t gone on a single romantic date with anyone other than my wife, and now I was seeing someone else.So I’ll allow myself to delight in the discovery of a great new person and try as hard as I can to keep the regrets and past mistakes I can’t control from spoiling that.And if after all of that my dating now is judged “inappropriate,” well, I’ll just have to politely disagree.The waves of emotion that radiated out were more manageable.
I wanted to be respectful to the other people in my wife’s life who’d also lost her.
Though wedding pictures might get stored away, the family pictures are reminders of their mother and her love for them and need to stay up.
Just as I don’t shy away from talking to the kids about their mother, I also don’t apologize for discussing Leslie with dates (I mean, not on the first date, mind you). Still, I probably should clean and organize that nightstand one of these days. Instead, it’s actively remembering her and deciding how best to move forward while still respecting that shared past.
The circumstances of her health’s decline left us with neither time nor the ability to paint the town red. And any feelings of guilt I have about not being the best husband I could have been to her have to be tempered with the idea that she just hadn’t finished fixing me yet.
I know Leslie’s life’s purpose wasn’t to leave me a better man.
Every room is filled with our family and wedding pictures.