Little girls need healthy embraces from their Dad so they know what that is like before they start dating in their teens. When ladies are sizing up men as a mate, they need some history with Dad as a measuring tape. Selecting a man is one of the most important decisions they face and there is not much training for it other than watching Mom and Dad.
At the end of the day you are a little closer to your destiny. You may determine the speed at which you get there but every day that goes by gets you closer. There is comfort it that because we all will have bad days. It’s great to get through them, and get them out of the way. Learn from bad days. Bad days teach more than good days.
First don’t make any major changes go six months. It takes time to process grief. People process in different ways. Crying is one of the best ways. Write down your thoughts. Start with minor changes. Try a new haircut. Buy some new clothes. Go someplace you have never been to. Don’t isolate but don’t try too hard to meet new people. There is a new day coming in your future.