Welcome to cruise mates. You might want to check out the Seeking Cruise Companions and Singles sections of these forums.
I am sure it is tough to cruise without your partner. We lost my mother almost two years ago and my father hasn't traveled since.
A Bad Day At Sea [with power] Always Beats A Good Day At Work
Alaska 2014 - haven't picked a cruise yet
Carnival: Glory 2004, Destiny 2008, Splendor 2009, Freedom 2011, Valor 2012, Dream 2013
Celebrity: Summit 2011
Princess: Ruby 2010, Caribbean 2013