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The Lily
She still grieves her deceased husband, but she’s in love with someone new
Elizabeth Elsea’s husband died in June 2017. She’s now in a new relationship and she’s thinking about remarrying. Elsea wants to keep the memory of her deceased husband alive while making sure her new partner feels respected. Podcast host and author Nora McInerny shares her experiences as a remarried widow. “Nora Knows What to Say” is an advice series from The Lily and Nora McInerny, author of “No Happy Endings” and host of the podcast “Terrible, Thanks for Asking.” She knows all about navigating challenges. In 2014, her husband died of brain cancer, her father died and she miscarried her second child — all in the span of seven weeks. In this series, McInerny helps readers of The Lily prepare for difficult conversations. The Lily is a publication from The Washington Post that elevates stories critical to women’s lives. Watch new episodes of “Nora Knows What to Say” every Thursday.
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