All Alone

Author: Kathleen Rawlings Buntin
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ISBN: 9780875799339
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Surviving The Death Of A Sibling

Author: T.J. Wray
Editor: Harmony
ISBN: 9780307547699
Size: 19,21 MB
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When T.J. Wray lost her 43-year-old brother, her grief was deep and enduring and, she soon discovered, not fully acknowledged. Despite the longevity of adult sibling relationships, surviving siblings are often made to feel as if their grief is somehow unwarranted. After all, when an adult sibling dies, he or she often leaves behind parents, a spouse, and even children—all of whom suffer a more socially recognized type of loss. Based on the author's own experiences, as well as those of many others, Surviving the Death of a Sibling helps adults who have lost a brother or sister to realize that they are not alone in their struggle. Just as important, it teaches them to understand the unique stages of their grieving process, offering practical and prescriptive advice for dealing with each stage. In Surviving the Death of a Sibling, T.J. Wray discusses: • Searching for and finding meaning in your sibling's passing • Using a grief journal to record your emotions • Choosing a grief partner to help you through tough times • Dealing with insensitive remarks made by others Warm and personal, and a rich source of useful insights and coping strategies, Surviving the Death of a Sibling is a unique addition to the literature of bereavement.

Comfort For The Grieving Spouse S Heart

Author: Gary Roe
Editor:
ISBN: 9781950382248
Size: 16,41 MB
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The Loss Of A Life Partner

Author: Carolyn Ambler Walter
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231529341
Size: 20,56 MB
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Although there is extensive research on the loss of a spouse, predominantly focusing on the experiences of widows, much less attention is paid to bereaved partners not married to their significant other, whether or not the partners are of the same sex. This first-of-its-kind work explores both socially sanctioned and disenfranchised grief, highlighting similarities and differences. Combining a discussion of various theories of grief with personal narratives of grieving men and women drawn from numerous interviews, and detailed case study analysis, Carolyn Ambler Walter has produced a penetrating examination of the bereavement experiences of partners in varying types of relationships. She views narratives of widows, widowers, and bereaved domestic gay and lesbian partners from a postmodern perspective that breaks away from the traditional belief that the living must detach themselves from the dead in order to move on with their lives. Instead, building on the works of postmodern grief theorists such as Klass, Silverman, and Nickman, Walter views ongoing bonds with the dead as a resource for enriching functionality in the present, and as a key to looking to the future.

Surviving Miscarriage

Author: Stacy McLaughlin PH. D.
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595356362
Size: 19,86 MB
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My intent in writing this guide is to give others, like you, the benefit of my own experience and to make sure that the pain is not compounded by uncertainty, unawareness, ignorance or lack of information. Yes, this is a tragic event, one that none of us would wish on our worst enemies. Yet, if anything can help make it a little better, it is the certainty of knowing exactly what we are going through, the knowledge of what to expect and the tools to teach us how to cope. For those who have suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage, Surviving Miscarriage helps you find the compassionate support you so desperately need. Florida psychologist Stacey McLaughlin survived two miscarriages in one year-and thankfully discovered the powerful secret to lasting inner healing. McLaughlin addresses the variety of emotions a woman experiences after a miscarriage and focuses on how to mend your soul. With her unique and simple thirty-day plan, you'll be gently guided through meaningful steps to help you banish undeserved shame, embrace comforting emotional recovery, and move forward with confident hope for your future.

Surviving The Loss Of A Spouse

Author: Sheryl Garrett
Editor: Kaplan Business
ISBN: 9781419500428
Size: 11,58 MB
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Few life experiences are more demanding than the loss of a spouse. While continuing to cope with grief, the surviving partner must also manage myriad financial details. This On the Road guide treats every fine point, from planning the funeral to claiming life insurance, retirement, and military benefits. Examples and timetables show readers how to develop a spending plan, settle an estate, and file estate tax returns. Here’s an invaluable tool that helps a surviving spouse get organized, cut through red tape, and assertively face the future.

Heartbroken

Author: Gary Roe
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ISBN: 9781950382019
Size: 13,14 MB
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Your heart is broken. What will life be like? Who are you now? This multi-award winning, deeply personal, easy-to-read, and practical book will touch your heart and comfort your soul. Heartbroken will help you process overwhelming emotions, manage life's new upheavals, and survive feeling misunderstood, alone, and even rejected. You're not alone.

Aarp The Living Trust Advisor

Author: Jeffrey L. Condon
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111823099X
Size: 17,46 MB
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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, provensolutions, and expert guidance. Many of us spend a lifetime building wealth and accumulatingassets, but fail to properly plan how all of this will be passed ononce we are gone. And while dealing with complex financial issuessuch as inheritance and estate taxes forces us to face our ownmortality, making these difficult decisions is something we allneed to do. Living trust attorney and bestselling author Jeffrey Condon isextremely familiar with these types of situations and understandsthe importance of a living trust in an increasingly uncertainworld. Now, with The Living Trust Advisor, he skillfully discussesthe various aspects of this document and details how it can providea seamless transfer of assets to your spouse, children, and otherbeneficiaries after you are gone. Written in a straightforward and accessible style—andpeppered with Condon's trademark humor—The Living TrustAdvisor puts the living trust in perspective and walks you throughthe four life phases associated with it. Page by page, thispractical guide will help you: Address the numerous issues that should be considered beforefirst meeting with a living trust lawyer and other key players inthis arena Establish and manage your living trust over the course of yourlife as well as prepare it to carry out your financial wishes onceyou and your spouse have passed on Identify potential inheritance problems now, so you can buildsolutions into your living trust before it's too late Distribute living trust assets to future generations andprotect those assets once the transfer is complete And much more Throughout the book, Condon provides you with real-worldexamples that illustrate key points or clarify particular concepts.While many of these examples are drawn from Condon's professionalrelationship with clients, some anecdotes are associated with hispersonal experiences in this field. If you've picked up this book, then you're probably thinkingabout putting together a living trust. Or, perhaps you already havea living trust and you're looking to revisit it. Whatever yourreasons, this reliable resource contains the straightforward adviceand practical insights you need to create and maintain a livingtrust that will ensure your final financial wishes are carried outin full.

The Complete Canadian Eldercare Guide

Author: Caroline Tapp-McDougall
Editor: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 9780470675533
Size: 10,85 MB
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Helping Those Experiencing Loss

Author: Robert J. Grover
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598848267
Size: 20,47 MB
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· Provides over 450 evaluative annotations of recommended books, audio recordings, video recordings, websites, and organizations · Presents an introduction to the topic as well as a bibliography of consulted sources with each chapter · Includes a comprehensive author-title-subject index