With just the innocent ringing of my phone.” -Nasser, 44 When a loved one dies, everything you know is turned upside down.
Whether the person is a spouse or partner, boyfriend or girlfriend, and whether you have been together for decades or months, life changes. The Christmas you had imagined with the grandkids in some near or distant future will always remain a memory.
The death is part of who you are, and trying to hide it doesn’t make sense for anyone.
The person you are dating has a right to know that you have been hurt, and have sorrow and memory that might be different from their experience.
Somehow, I felt his presence, and sensed he was happy I had a supportive man like Adam in my life.