A Book of the YEAR Award Finalist in 2014, The Widower's Guide to a New Life shares the experiences of ten bereaved men as they cope with the trauma of losing a spouse. The book will help new widowers meet such challenges as: how to find consolation through friends, work and prayer; how to start over in terms of new activities, dating and a social life; and how to know when and if a new love relationship is right for you. Guidelines are provided from each widower's personal experiences, making this book a compendium of useful suggestions for getting through this difficult period with knowledge and grace.
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When a beloved spouse dies an emptiness remains that takes time to heal. That grieving process is unique to each individual. In The Widower's Guide to a New Life, written by Joanna Romer and published by MSI Press, ten men share the experiences of how they learned to cope and move on with their lives. The short stories are tender and touching in description and offer special insights into how each widower feels. These accounts are interspersed with guidelines on how to console yourself through friends, work and prayer; how to start over with new activities, dating and a social life; and how to know when and if another love relationship is right for you. Men should find this book a reassuring guide through this difficult time in their lives. Romer is the author of Widow: A Survival Guide for the First Year.