Liberating Losses: When Death Brings Relief
As taboo as it is to admit, not every death brings great sadness. ''Nontraditional loss response'' is a positive reaction following a death & is frequently encountered now that medical treatments keep people alive much longer than they or their families might wish. We may be relieved a loved one is no longer suffering, or we may feel relieved to be free of an abusive relationship. Either way, the ...
Paperback: 214 pages
Publisher: Diane Pub Co (January 1, 2003)
Package Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.3 x 0.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 6217301
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“This book is brutally honest in its description of what a caregiver and loved one go through over a period of years as the loved one slowly deteriorates. Every marriage is different, of course, and the nature of the marriage determines certain aspec...”
ultural expectation for sadness, loneliness, & despair only adds to the guilt felt by many ''relieved grievers.'' Illuminating for the first time a reaction that many deem insensitive, the authors share their pragmatic counsel & stories of ''liberating losses.'' Expands the traditional definition of grief, &, in so doing, validates the emotions that many of us feel obliged to hide.