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One would include those of her intended and his late spouse, and the next wall would be a continuation of pictures of the life they were leading.
She did not feel threatened by these pictures, but instead thanked the late spouse for helping to make her fiancé into the wonderful man with whom she gets to spend the rest of her life.
It is so natural for him/her because that is where they have always been.
It has not even dawned on him/her that another person might find the pictures intimidating.
That is very good news for you and your new relationship!
PICTURES OF A LATE SPOUSE Perhaps when you first start dating, there are many pictures of a late spouse around your new partner's home.
You might consider the fact that the better the relationship a new partner had in a past relationship, the more he/she knows about how to make unions work.
DEALING WITH CHILDREN OF A NEW PARTNER This is probably one of the toughest issues to overcome.
Daughters tend to cling to Dad and sons are big on being the man around the house for their moms.
A late spouse was most probably a very big part of your new partner's life and to get upset every time his/her name is mentioned makes for a very uncomfortable situation - for both of you.
It is important, especially at the beginning of a relationship, to allow the widow/er to talk freely about his or her late spouse.