A Widow's Guide to Healing

A Widow's Guide to Healing

Gentle Support and Advice for the First 5 Years

Book - 2015
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An inspiring, accessible, and empowering grief book for widows on how to navigate the unique challenges of widow grief and create a hopeful future.

When Kristin Meekhof lost her husband to cancer, she discovered what all widows learn: the moment you experience the death of a spouse, you must make crucial decisions that will impact the rest of your life. But where do you begin when your world is suddenly turned upside down?

This inspiring book on widowhood shows grieving widows what to expect in those difficult first five years, and how to deal with the challenges of expectantly losing a life partner, including:

Finances, estates, and medical bills Single parenthood Being a widow in the workplace Navigating social situations by yourself

With Meekhof's firsthand experience and gentle understanding, this healing after loss book goes beyond shining a comforting candle in the darkness of loss. It encourages those left behind to tackle the tumultuous and painful first five years and move to a more hopeful future.

Praise for A Widow's Guide to Healing:

"A very valuable and practical guide for any woman who has lost her husband due to an untimely death. Kristin Meekhof's journey is both inspiring and courageous and something we can all learn from." --Dr. Deepak Chopra

"I'm proud of Kristin Meekhof, who has written this inspiring and insightful book to help guide widows through their grief. This book is by an Architect of Change, for all of us who must deal with grief." -- Maria Shriver

Publisher: Naperville, Illinois :, Sourcebooks, Inc.,, [2015]
ISBN: 9781492620594
1492620599
Branch Call Number: 306.883 ME
Characteristics: xii, 244 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Windell, James

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Jul 02, 2016

A practical and reassuring guide for widows in the immediate weeks, months and years after a husband dies. It is also very informative for friends of widows who want to be a support but are unsure how. This is the kind of book that is best to be aware of before you need it.

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