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Both sexes tend to have a harder time looking after themselves without their spouse to help, though these changes may differ based on the sex of the widow and the role the spouse played in their life.
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In societies where the husband is the sole provider, his death can leave his family destitute.
The tendency for women generally to outlive men can compound this, as can men in many societies marrying women younger than themselves.
In some patriarchal societies, widows may maintain economic independence.