Abel Keogh

Abel Keogh

Abel is the author of the relationship guides Dating a Widower: Starting a Relationship with a Man Who's Starting Over and Marrying a Widower: What You Need to Know Before Tying the Knot as well as several other books. During the day, Abel works in corporate marketing for a technology company. His main responsibilities include making computers and software sound super sexy, coding websites, and herding cats. Abel and his wife live somewhere in the beautiful state of Utah and, as citizens of the Beehive State, are parents of the requisite five children.

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When Should the Wedding Ring Come Off?

Hi Abel, I’m interested in starting to date causally again. I’ve read through your posts and understand that most women feel uncomfortable dating a widower if he’s still wearing a […]

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Love the Second Time Around

Dear Abel, My wife passed away a little over a year ago. We were married for 17 years. I started dating six month after she died. After dating around for […]

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Wanting to Date Again

Dear Abel, I lost my wife three months ago after a tragic accident. This may sound crazy to most people but I feel like dating again. Is it normal for […]

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A Life Alone: Adjusting to Being a Widower

A recent widower recently emailed me the following: Dear Abel, I’ve been going through your blog, and I was wondering what your response would be to learning how to be […]

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Former Widower Reviews ‘Go On,’ TV Show About Widower

      I don’t watch a lot of TV. With five young kids and four books in various stages of completion, I don’t have the time or energy to […]

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OTH Writer Publishes Book, ‘Creating a New Normal’

Creating a New Normal…After the Death of a Child is the title of Sandy Fox’s new book to help the newly bereaved as well as the seasoned griever find their […]

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Father Starts Web Project for Dads Who Have Lost a Child

After going through the loss of two of my children over an eighteen-month span, I came to the realization that there is a lack of support services and information available […]

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‘Up’ With Grief: Film Review

It’s hard to find movies for adults that adequately deal with the death of a spouse and putting one’s life back together. Fortunately, one of the movies nominated for the […]

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Grief Book Review: Sea Changes

By Abel Keogh — Ever since my late wife died, I’ve had a hard time reading fiction where the main character is a widow or widower. Though the authors try […]

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Book Review: Sea Changes by Gail Graham

Ever since my late wife died, I’ve had a hard time reading fiction where the main character is a widow or widower. Though the authors try hard, most of them […]

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