What that means in a three-way relationship is that each day is securely connected.
A floppy relationship triangle exists when the man in question is at the apex of that triangle and the two women are represented by the other two points.
These may be inevitable comparisons, but the bottom line is this: All losses are not created equal, and that holds true for both divorce and widowhood.
Never Assume It would be easy to assume that all widows and widowers had happy marriages.
The heartache that arises if and when those clandestine relationships are discovered never harbors a good outcome.
A partner who may have understood a one-night stand that is immediately confessed is less likely to feel as humiliated as one who finds out much later or when a relationship is more established.
Again, this is typically not so in the case of a deceased spouse, though medical expenses can alter any such assumption.