After dating death
Despite Tom admitting to having slept with around 250 groupies over his career spanning five decades – and even fathering a son – the couple remained married until her death in April 2016 from cancer.Now it seems after that traumatic time, the 76-year-old is ready to move on."Tom has had a tough year following the death of Linda, but he has enjoyed Priscilla’s company," a source told The Mirror."Tom and Priscilla are courting.While it's early days for the pair, the 71-year-old is said to have given The Voice coach a new lease of life after his wife Linda passed away.Linda died April in 2016 with The Welsh married then Melinda Rose Trenchard in 1957 when they were just 16.The Naked Gun actress, who was married to Elvis for six years, often hung out with pair and their close friendship was well documented.
When you begin dating, you’re not picking up where you left off with your significant other.
You don’t have to jump into dating, even if women (or men) are pounding on your door. If you only want to talk about your wife, and aren’t interested in learning about your date, then you’re probably not ready.
You can casually chat with women and see how you feel. It’s okay to talk about your wife, of course, because she was a big part of your life and her death continues to affect you, so your grief is a topic of discussion.
It really is early days but they get on so well.” Tom and Priscilla have been seen out together on numerous occasions, most recently when they dined at Hollywood restaurant Craig’s last month (Jan17).
And while the Delilah singer has never made a secret of his fondness for Priscilla, he stayed silent when questioned about romance rumours, telling The Sun: “We have been friends for a long time. We do enjoy our nights out together.” A spokesperson for Tom added to the news outlet: “Priscilla Presley and Tom have known each other for many, many years.” Actress Priscilla, who has appeared in programmes such as Dallas and the Naked Gun movies, is most famous for her relationship with music icon Elvis, who she married in 1967 and divorced in 1973.
You can just enjoy an evening out and make a new friend. Now is a good time to take stock of your life, because the last time you did this was probably 20, 30, or 40 years ago. Then, when you start dating, you and the other person will know what you want. John Bayley, the husband of Iris Murdoch, the British novelist and philosopher, “fumbled” around with two women after Iris died not knowing what he wanted in a new relationship, or what the women wanted who showed up on his doorstep. Now that you can respond in romantic ways to people you find attractive, you may have forgotten how to flirt. If you haven’t dated in some time, you may feel unsure about your ability to casually chat and be interesting to other people.