The most helpful grief book to read when you're ready to start healing after the loss of a loved one.
The grief book that just gets it. Whether you're grieving the sudden loss of a loved one or helping someone else through their grief, I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye offers a comforting hand to help guide you through the grieving process, from the first few weeks to the longer-term emotional and physical effects. It then reveals some of the myths of the grieving process and what really happens as you navigate through the pain.
Top-rated within grief books, topics include:
- Grieving the loss of a child, partner, parent, sibling, friend, or pet
- The physical and emotional effects of grief
- Navigating difficult days such as holidays, anniversaries, and birthdays
- Helping children cope with grief
- Understanding the grief recovery process
Written by two authors who have experienced it firsthand, this book has offered solace to over one-hundred fifty-thousand people, ranging from seniors to teenagers and from the newly bereaved to those who lost a loved one years ago. An exploration of unexpected death and its role in the cycle of life, I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye provides those people coping with grief with a rock-steady anchor from which to weather the storm of pain and begin to rebuild their lives.
For further step-by-step support, the I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye Companion Workbook offers a combination of self-exploration questions, visualization activities, and journaling to help readers through the grieving process.
Praise for I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye
I highly recommend this book, not only to the bereaved, but to friends and counselors as well.-- Helen Fitzgerald, author of The Grieving Child, The Mourning Handbook, and The Grieving Teen
This book, by women who have done their homework on grief... can hold a hand and comfort a soul through grief's wilderness. Outstanding references of where to see other help.-- George C. Kandle, Pastoral Psychologist
Finally, you have found a friend who can not only explain what has just occurred, but can take you by the hand and lead you to a place of healing and personal growth...this guide can help you survive and cope, but even more importantly... heal.-- The Rebecca Review
For those dealing with the loss of a loved one, or for those who want to help someone who is, this is a highly recommended read.--Midwest Book Review
- ISBN-13: 9781402212215
- ISBN-10: 1402212216
- Publisher: Sourcebooks
- Publish Date: May 2008
- Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.04 x 0.81 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.16 pounds
- Page Count: 320