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The empty chair [electronic resource] : Handling Grief on Holidays and Special Occasions. Ed.D Zonnebelt-Smeenge, Susan J. R.N.

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  • ISBN: 9781585582020 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2001.

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Summary, etc.: Losing a loved one—whether a spouse, parent, child, sibling, or friend—leaves people feeling overwhelmed and hopeless. Holidays and other special occasions seem to intensify the pain. Whether the occasion is Christmas or Easter, a birthday or anniversary, these celebrations force the bereaved to again face the reality of a loved one's absence. Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge and Robert C. De Vries know firsthand the sorrow of bereavement: Both lost a spouse. Yet as they faced their pain and gleaned insights from their professions—Susan is a psychologist, Robert, a minister—they found renewed richness on special days that once brought heartache. In The Empty Chair, the authors share a comforting blend of emotional support, spiritual guidance, and personal experience to help readers honor their loved one on important days. Those who support the bereaved—mental-health professionals, pastors, funeral home staff, and others—will also appreciate this...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Ada : Baker Books, 2001. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 291 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Family & Relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

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