* When should I stop wearing my wedding ring?
After your spouse/partner dies, you may have mixed feelings about when to remove your wedding ring.
Because there are no firm rules about if and when to take this emotionally loaded step, it’s really up to you to decide when to stop wearing your ring.
You might practice removing it for short periods and see how you feel. Or try a more gradual change by shifting the ring to another finger, different hand, or a chain you wear around your neck.
However you proceed, take the time you need to the make the decision that’s right for you.
* When should I get rid of my spouse/partner’s possessions?
How do you know when the time is right to clear out your spouse's belongings? This important decision has few clear guidelines. Well-meaning family and friends may pressure you to "get rid of" cherished possessions you don't feel ready to let go of. Or you yourself may feel anxious to "get rid of" painful reminders of your loss. But what's the rush?