Surviving the Loss of a Child: Support for Grieving Parents

Surviving the Loss of a Child: Support for Grieving Parents

by Elizabeth B. Brown
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Surviving the Loss of a Child: Support for Grieving Parents by Elizabeth B. Brown

Nothing can steal peace and joy and undermine the very foundation of someone's life like losing a child. It is devastating on a level that most of us can't imagine. Written after the loss of the author's own child, Surviving the Loss of a Child offers encouragement and hope to those who may think they will never be able to live fully after such tragedy. Bereaved parents, as well as friends, counselors, pastors, and caregivers, will find this book a source of comfort and discover coping mechanisms as they move through their grief. Revised and updated, it has short chapters that are easy to take in, perfect for people going through this difficult time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441207371
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,028,424
File size: 765 KB

About the Author

Elizabeth Brown is a teacher, a speaker, and the author of the popular Living Successfully with Screwed-Up People. Besides going through the loss of her own child, Brown has done extensive research on grief, and she and her pastor husband give grief seminars around the country.
Elizabeth B. Brown is a teacher, a speaker, and the author of the popular Living Successfully with Screwed-Up People and the helpful Surviving the Loss of a Child. She and her husband live in Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Preface 9

1 Are We Alone? 11

2 Why Me, Lord? 17

3 The Initiation into Grief 25

4 If Only I Had More Faith 33

5 Is This Healing? 41

6 Hurting on the Inside 51

7 Feuding Partners 61

8 Children: The Forgotten Grievers 71

9 If You Are a Friend 97

10 A Word to the Wise 117

11 Death's Vehicles 125

12 Never Say Die 137

13 Reconciling Tragedy with Blessing 143

14 The Rest of the Story 149

Appendix A Special Helps 159

Appendix B Discussion Questions 161

Appendix C Further Discussion on Grief 177

Appendix D Quick Facts 181

Appendix E Recommended Reading 189

Appendix F Organizations and Websites 191

Notes 195

Bibliography 199

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