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How to Survive Your Grief When Someone You Love Has Died

I found your book to be a wonderful comfort and a great help when I was doubting whether I could “do this”. Your book is well organized, easy to navigate and real. The biggest comfort mentally was to know that it is normal to cycle through emotions- that the guilt and self-doubting and “how am I to supposed to live without you, now that I’ve been loving you so long?” feelings come and go and come again. And that it’s OK. It’s kind of like childbirth labor- just because you just had a whopper of a contraction don’t assume there will be 20 more to come. Just take it one thought, one memory, one crying session at a time. This afternoon or tonight or tomorrow or next week you might react or remember or feel differently. Thanks for the hope and the human connection. I will miss him every day for the rest of my life but I am finding that I can also live as well as remember.

~ A Reader in Georgia



Thank you SO MUCH, Susan,
for your tremendous and very insightful information on grieving.

~ “Diane”



Her book changed my life.

~ “C.J.”



Susan, how did you get so wise? 
Your words “rang true” for me – for both a death and the loss of a job.
You’ve helped more than you know.

~ A Reader



My little sister lost her husband 6 months ago. She is really concerned she is not making progress and her sanity is at stake. She found great comfort in your “when to seek help” paragraphs. It helped her to realize that she is indeed making progress and not anywhere near that “need to seek help” stage. I appreciate the comfort it brought her. As educated as she is, when it is YOU in the middle of the crisis it is difficult to be objective.

Again, I thank you for the follow thru.  Exceptional customer service goes a long way in this day and age.

~ A Reader in New Jersey



On a daily basis Dad and I discussed your book over the phone, he in Montana and me in Hawaii, with book in hand referring to one page or another. Even now we remind each other of your book and how it has been such a help to us this past year.

So I want to thank you for your help on behalf of myself and my Dad. Whenever I get e-mails from you it reminds me once again how grateful I am for having your book.

~ “Julie”



I simply have to take a moment here out of my busy morning to thank you most sincerely for writing such a wonderful book.

What I am especially appreciating is the clarity and organization of each of your “chapters”. Your book has truly been written with the grieving reader in mind. In other words, about the most that I’m able to retain at one “go” is roughly three or four paragraphs!

I can only say that your words are validating my “journey” at every step of the way.

I’m valiantly trying to remember to stay in the “NOW” as I allow confusion and emotions to shadow my days . . . As you wrote, I’m not worried, though, because everything is most certainly MOVING . . .
Occasionally at light speed, but MOVING, nonetheless . . .

Thank you again and warmest wishes to you and yours during this
holiday season . . .

~ “Catherine”



Thank you for your availability and for the great book you wrote. I took it with me to the Hospice counselor I saw last week to tell her how much it has helped. As if she couldn’t tell from all the highlighting.

Your book was great when I got it I read it through at least 3 different
times, highlighting each time things that “spoke” to me!

You have been a great help.

~ “Cindy”


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