Discover what you need to know about grief and loss.
Are you undergoing the loss of a loved one - a spouse, a partner, a parent, a child, or someone else - who had been a vital part of your life and about whom you cared deeply? Has your loss left you sad, confused, angry, and full of questions that seem to have no answers?
If any of these examples describes your current situation, chances are you are experiencing grief - a natural, normal response to encountering any major loss. Grief is an emotional distress that you suffer when someone or something close to you has been taken away. It is a multidimensional experience that can affect you physically, emotionally, socially, and even spiritually. Grief can come upon women or men at any age or stage of life, and it cuts across all socioeconomic levels. No one escapes loss; whatever your philosophical or spiritual belief system, experiencing a significant loss and the subsequent grieving can shake up your psyche.
In this book we use the analogy of your life being on a road trip, and now, with the death of your loved one, you are forced to take the detour of grieving.
This book is focused totally on recovery from the emotional pain caused by death. For all of you struggling with unresolved grief issues over the loss of a loved one, I know that the actions outlined in this book will lead you to resolution of the pain caused by this loss. I also know that recovery is not an easy journey. I know that your losses may have closed your heart down. If I could, I would be with you as you take the actions that will lead your heart to open again.
Here is a preview of what you'll learn:
I am currently grieving the sudden death of my long time best friend (my horse), and the ideas presented in this short book are helpful and insightful. But (and I rarely complain of narrators)...I cannot at all understand the choice of narrator in this case. This book screams for a gentle, soothing tone, and the narrator's voice is like a dull, serrated knife over rough wood. I found myself having to actively focus through the narrator's voice to the content, and considering my state of mind (and presumably the state of mind of other listeners who find they are in need of such a book), this was difficult to do.
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