|Some predominantly Psychological
Readings that have provided understanding and comfort for those
dealing with loss.
|Heather's List, when asked what books she found
Rando (1986). Parental
Loss of a Child. Research
Rando (1984). Grief,
Dying, & Death: Clinical Interventions for Caregivers. Research
are probably lots of good textbooks on grief but I found these, especially
the Parental Loss of a Child, the most helpful."
was the only one that I found that normalized my grief. The others made me
feel my grief was ‘complicated,’ ‘unresolved’ and ‘pathological.’"
hard to say what it is that helps in a book.
know what doesn’t help:
to time heals,
on without the child,
acknowledging that grief continues along with life,
acknowledging that we learn to survive, live, even live well, but always
continue to grieve for our child.