“I’ll leave this intentional empty space below as a way of giving you two the fresh start you deserve,” Rosenthal says to the woman who will (one day) step into her never forgotten shoes.

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“If he sounds like a prince and our relationship seems like a fairy tale, it’s not too far off, except for all of the regular stuff that comes from two and a half decades of playing house together. Blech.” Reading Rosenthal’s words made me glance at my phone in regret.

The last text I sent my own husband was short and snippy, borne out of frustration after a day filled with mundane annoyances.

is a curious dating service geared towards terminally ill singles.

At first, the dating site sounds incredibly offensive, but the candid sense of humor and irony imbued throughout the makes it palatable.

Sarah and Lee Reed only tied the knot last month, but terminally ill Sarah, 37, who has just months to live, is determined to help Lee, 26, find a girlfriend.

While she was planning her own wedding to her husband, she was also drawing up a list of dos and don’ts to help him find love again.These weird dating services are unlike any from before as most of them cater to specific niches or warn others about the terror on the Internet over online dating.There are websites dedicated to helping people who are terminally ill finding a loved one in their last few months of life.Sarah wants him to meet a woman who will make him happy and be a good step-mum to her 10-year-old daughter Chloe.She has told him to sign up to online dating and is coaching him on how to woo his dates.After going to her doctor on September 5, 2015 for some pain in her right side, which she and her husband suspected to be something minor, they were stunned to discover that Rosenthal actually had ovarian cancer.