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Book details
  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Death, Grief, Bereavement
  • Language:English
  • Pages:142
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543978759

Letters to the Widowed Community

by Kerry Phillips View author's profile page

Overview
With "Letters to the Widowed Community," Kerry Phillips offers validation and a down-to-earth style sure to resonate with widows - young and old. The moving collection of heartfelt letters is laced with practical advice and gives insights into the lives and struggles of those who have lost a spouse or partner. Though each widow's path is unique, there is healing in acknowledging one another's pain and finding common ground. Included are letters to the: Sudden Death Widow; Widow Questioning Her Faith; Military Widow; Widow Who Wasn't Living Her Happily Ever After; Unwedded Widow; Widow Raising a Child with Special Needs; Older Widow; and many more.
Description

Included are letters to the: Sudden Death Widow; Widow Questioning Her Faith; Military Widow; Widow Who Wasn't Living Her Happily Ever After; Unwedded Widow; Widow Raising a Child with Special Needs; Older Widow; Widow Feeling Abandoned by Friends; Remarried Widow; and many more.

Whether a reader has a spouse with a terminal illness, is recently widowed or farther out in her grief, she is sure to find a sense of comfort and commonality within the letters. Our paths may be different, but ultimately, we've all arrived at the same place: widowhood.

About the author
Kerry was widowed at age 32 when her husband was misdiagnosed while overseas. She is the author of The One Thing: 100 Widows Share Lessons on Love, Loss, and Life, a guide for young widows – told from the vantage point of those who lived it. In 2018, the book was included in the National Bereavement Resource Guide, a list compiled by New York Life and Eluna Network. Kerry is the founder of Young, Widowed & Dating, an online support group providing a safe, supportive, and nonjudgmental forum for the widowed community. She is a blogger for Open to Hope, whose mission is to help people find hope after the death of a loved one. Previously, she was a contributor for HuffPost, covering loss and grieving, and the Hope for Widows Foundation, a nonprofit organization which provides peer-to-peer support.

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