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Widow To Widow : Thoughtful, Practical Ideas For Rebuilding Your Life - Genevieve Ginsburg

Widow To Widow

Thoughtful, Practical Ideas For Rebuilding Your Life

Paperback Published: 18th August 2004
ISBN: 9780738209968
Number Of Pages: 240

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In this remarkably useful guide, widow, author, and therapist Genevieve Davis Ginsburg offers fellow widows-as well as their family and friends-sage advice for coping with the loss of a husband. From learning to travel and eat alone to creating new routines to surviving the holidays and anniversaries that reopen emotional wounds, "Widow to Widow" walks readers through the challenges of widowhood and encourages them on their path to building a new life.

Prefacep. viii
In the Company of Othersp. xi
A Ton of Bricksp. 1
Widowp. 3
Numb and in Shockp. 7
The Dumb Things People Sayp. 11
How Long Does It Take?p. 16
Making a Full Day of Itp. 21
Angerp. 25
Guiltp. 32
Decisions, Decisionsp. 37
Emptying Closets, Emptying Drawersp. 41
Dinner for Onep. 46
It Seems So Realp. 49
Do I Answer the Mail?p. 54
Where Did I Put My Mind?p. 57
Hello, Who's Home?p. 60
In Your Own Wordsp. 64
Firsts: A Journal Entryp. 68
Rebuilding Your Lifep. 71
The Bluesp. 73
To Wear or Not to Wear Your Wedding Ringp. 79
Yesterday A Wife, Today a Mechanicp. 82
Family Relationshipsp. 88
Widowhood and the Calendarp. 97
Divorced, Widowed--Is It the Same?p. 101
Speak Up, I Can't Hear Youp. 104
Datingp. 113
Sexp. 119
Money, Money, Moneyp. 123
'Tis the Season to Be Jolly?p. 133
Letter to Martin: A Journal Entryp. 135
From Widowhood to Selfhoodp. 139
Uncouplingp. 141
A Life of One's Ownp. 146
To Work, Volunteer or Playp. 150
Rebuilding a Nestp. 156
Traveling Alonep. 162
It Wasn't Perfect All the Timep. 168
On a Scale of One to Ten, What Am I Without a Man?p. 173
Looking Back to Say Good-bye: A Journal Entryp. 175
Besides Whichp. 179
Young Widowsp. 180
And Widowers, Toop. 188
Notes to the Childrenp. 196
Resourcesp. 203
How to Start a Support Groupp. 204
Books, Pamphlets and Organizationsp. 210
The Widow's Survival Checklistp. 217
Indexp. 223
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ISBN: 9780738209968
ISBN-10: 0738209961
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 18th August 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1