Living When a Loved One Has Died

Living When a Loved One Has Died

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by Earl A. Grollman
     
 

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When someone you love dies, Earl Grollman writes, "there is no way to predict how you will feel. The reactions of grief are not like recipes, with given ingredients, and certain results....Grief is universal. At the same time it is extremely personal. Heal in your own way".

If someone you know is grieving, Living When a Loved One Has Died can help. Earl Grollman

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When someone you love dies, Earl Grollman writes, "there is no way to predict how you will feel. The reactions of grief are not like recipes, with given ingredients, and certain results....Grief is universal. At the same time it is extremely personal. Heal in your own way".

If someone you know is grieving, Living When a Loved One Has Died can help. Earl Grollman explains what emotions to expect when mourning, what pitfalls to avoid, and how to work through feelings of loss. Suitable for pocket or bedside, this gentle book guides the lonely and suffering as they move through the many facets of grief, begin to heal, and slowly build new lives.

Editorial Reviews

Minneapolis Star
If you're far away when someone you care about is in mourning, send this book--it's the next best thing to being there. And if you doubt whether your being there will do any good, read this book, and you will learn how to become the wise, reassuring, and understanding person a good friend is when a loved one has died.
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If you're far away when someone you care about is in mourning, send this book-it's the next best thing to being there. And if you doubt whether your being there will do any good, read this book, and you will learn how to become the wise, reassuring, and understanding person a good friend is when a loved one has died. —Minneapolis Star

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807032169
Publisher:
Beacon
Publication date:
05/01/1980
Pages:
152

Meet the Author

Rabbi Earl A. Grollman is an internationally recognized counselor and writer whose books on coping with bereavement and other losses have helped more than 750,000 readers. He frequently speaks and leads seminars for schools, universities, seminaries, health care professionals, and grief support groups around the world.

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Living When a Loved One Has Died 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was very helpful to me when my grandmother died and again when I lost my father. It helped me to feel less alone and isolated during those dark times. Since I found this book, I have given it to everyone I know who has lost a loved one. The people who have read it said the book gave them permission to grieve in their own way and in their personal time frame. Many of those people have started sharing this book with their friends as well. Gifting this book to others always makes me feel that I am doing something at a time when I can do nothing else.
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JAEC More than 1 year ago
Not as specific of a subject, as it has a lot of dealing with "other" subjects.. needed more specific dealing with loss of a spouse.. but it was helpful in sections.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
A very good book to help you realize your feelings are normal. Grief is a journey that no two people journey in the same path. Your emotions are yours and yours alone. Lets you know when your feelings can lead to more in-depth concerns (sucide, alcohol, etc.) It helps you manage your feelings and accept the death and start healing. Guides your journey to living again.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i was given this book when my fiancee died 5 years ago.a friend saw it in te b&n locally and gave it to me about a year after he died. i wish i would have had it sooner but no one was aware of it. when my friends daughter died i loaned her my copy-she ended up buying one for each family member. i am buying 3 today for my mom,sister and neice-my father died yesterday.