SURVIVING THE DEATH OF A SIBLING: Living Through Grief When an Adult Brother or Sister Dies

SURVIVING THE DEATH OF A SIBLING:  Living Through Grief When an Adult Brother or Sister Dies Author T.J. Wray
ISBN-10 0609809806
ISBN-13 9780609809808
Year 2003-05-27
Pages 247
Language English
Publisher Harmony
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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 childrenall 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 othersWarm 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

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