Loss of a Spouse
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No Time to Say Goodbye, Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One, by Carla Fine
The author shares her own journey of grief following the suicide death of her physician husband. She also integrates the voices of others who have endured the desolation of a loved one’s suicide.
Our Forever Angel, by Barb Scholz
Barb shares the experience of her husband’s suicide death, what worked and did not work for her to be able to survive. The techniques she used to help her children cope with their loss are extremely valuable.
She Never Said Good-bye, One Man’s Journey through Loss, by Robert Dykstra
This book reflects the range of emotions, questions and wrestlings the author, a minister, experienced following his wife’s sudden suicide. While its central focus is grief and loss, it also explores husband/wife relationships, loving and being loved and God’s infinite mercy and pervasive grace.
Dawning of a New Day, a Journey Out of Darkness, by Carolyn M. Deleon
After her disabled husband died by suicide, the author called on her Christian faith to help herself heal.
The Widow Next Door: Learning to live again as a young widow and single mom after losing my husband to suicide by Heather Cruz
This is the author's journal of her life after losing the love of her life to mental illness and suicide. Heather's hope is to help others out there who may be traveling a similar path.
Things Jon Didn’t Know About: Our Life After My Husband’s Suicide by Sue Henderson
Sue Henderson candidly recounts the experience of raising her family as a single parent survivor of suicide. Alongside an honest and moving account of the day-to-day practicalities and emotional impact of Jon's death, there's advice on how to talk to children about death and suicide, how to support them as they grow up, and how to be aware of the heightened emotional risks for bereaved children. She also draws on her experience as a social worker of 25 years to provide a theoretical framework for the book in which she discusses theories of grief and bereavement, issues of men's mental health, and the heightened incidence of male suicide.