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grass widower

1. A man who lives apart from his spouse for long periods due to a job location or other circumstances. Janet has had to travel a lot since she got her promotion at work. I'm happy for her, but I've been feeling like a grass widower lately.
2. A man who is divorced, separated, or estranged from or abandoned by his spouse. John became a grass widower after his wife left him for a younger man.
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If the person who died would have reached state pension age under the older system (before April 6, 2016) his or her second state pension etc can be passed on, regardless of whether the widow/ widower reached state pension age under the old or new system.
In an announcement on Monday the widowers' group asked the government to think again, and to give pensions to all widowers, not just those widowed after January 1, 2018.
The widower, who is mute, was overwhelmed by emotions.
To help facilitate interactions among widowers, Knoll created the Widowers Support Network, a nonprofit group that now connects 370 men, as well as a number of widows, in 19 countries.
7% for single males, 4% for widows and 3% for widowers.
Sunday Tribune gathered that both housewives had been warned to steer clear of the 'lover boy' widower, but none heeded to the warning as the relationships continued.
"If this same individual is eligible for a $1,000 spousal, widow, or widower benefit, the actual Social Security benefit would be $200 [$1,000 minus $800]."
Many widowers spend the rest of their lives mourning and living in the past.
Synopsis: "The Widower's Guide to a New Life" shares the experiences of ten bereaved men as they cope with the trauma of losing a spouse.
Joanna Romer; THE WIDOWER'S GUIDE TO A NEW LIFE; MSI Press (Nonfiction: Self-Help) 12.95 ISBN: 9781933455488
The hearing stems from a complaint filed against the Cremation Society in February 2010 by a widower whose wife's remains were allegedly not in the urn selected from the society, according to the suit.
THE widower of a Midland GP who said he was being discriminated against because he is a man has lost his landmark legal case against the Department of Health.
Summary: Brittany Murphy's widower, Simon Monjack, has reportedly been found dead at their Hollywood home.
The widower was officiating a league game between Llangennech and Swansea at the city's St Helen's ground when he was hit on the head by a ball thrown by a fielder.
THE widower of murdered police woman Sharon Beshenivsky is to marry the nanny who helped him through the tragedy.