Dear Abby: Widow’s adult kids begrudge her dating a family group buddy

DEAR ABBY: I happened to be hitched for longer than three decades while having two grown young ones. The wedding wasn’t perfect, and I also acknowledge there have been occasions when we poorly desired to walk out the entranceway. My better half ended up being charismatic and skilled, but he had been additionally an addict. I covered up the majority of their bad actions so our youngsters will be protected from being hurt. He passed on unexpectedly. My kiddies adored him but never truly knew just just how difficult it had been for me personally to together keep our family.

Fast-forward to today: i will be dating an family that is old I’ll call “Jeff,” who knew my better half well. He saw my spouse at his most useful and his worst, therefore I don’t need certainly to sugarcoat my emotions with him. My problem is, I happened to be therefore harmed inside my wedding that We have a difficult time anyone that is trusting. My anxiety might be overwhelming.

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