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But how do you deal with this situation when you don't have any children of your own?

I'm 39, and like many younger bereaved people, I've had to get used to a word I never thought would apply to me: widower.

I discovered quite quickly that I hated the word, as it emphasised what I've lost.

My children lost their mother, Carolina, to breast cancer in June 2013. When she was terminally ill, we left our house, jobs and schools and moved back to the UK from abroad.

People say that the death of a loved one, loss of a job and moving house are three of the most stressful situations – and we had to endure all three at the same time.

Dating is hard enough, but when you add someone else's kids to the equation, things can get tricky. Tall, Dark and Handsome walks up to you, smiles and introduces himself.

You take one look at him and become excited — think this just might be your lucky day.

Before the conversation ends, he asks for your name and number so the two of you can continue talking over the phone.