Dr. Neill Neill
Again and again I hear from people who are having difficulty with a new relationship in which one of the parties has recently been in a relationship which ended.
The ending may have come through the death of a partner or a separation. I define "recently" as during the past year or two. In either case a multitude of emotions will be surfacing. In either case there will be grief, fear, resentment and anger before it’s over.
The one seeking help or advice is sometimes the person recently bereaved or separated, and sometimes the person who has entered a relationship with someone recently bereaved or separated.
Before going into a discussion of the issue, I must declare that I have been there…