Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss By Suicide is part of the Grief Diaries series dedicated to offering comfort, company and hope in the aftermath of life’s challenges and losses. It is a collection of intimate and candid narrations from different writers about their journey through losing a loved one to suicide.
Over forty thousand Americans die by suicide every year, with untold more around the world; each one results in a life sentence of heartbreak for family and friends. The survivor’s journey is a tumultuous one that challenges our friendships, our fears, and even our future. Where do we go from here? How do we survive such a devastating, senseless act? While each loss is as unique as one’s own fingerprint, and grief tools aren’t one-size-fits-all, it’s important to know you are not alone.
This book is like your own portable support group, open 24/7. It offers an intimate collection of stories by people around the world who have all walked in your shoes. Consider this book one of your bereavement tools, and pull it out whenever you need. For no matter the age, the circumstance, or number of days since your loved one died by suicide, the stories contained within this book offer company, comfort and hope, and are a treasured reminder that none of us walk this journey alone.
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In chapter one, each writer bravely penned the moment when their familiar lives disappeared along with their loved one’s last breath. The writers were then presented with intimate questions pertaining to their loss, and their responses are compiled within the individual chapters. These narrations are unabridged, as every voice is unique.
But no matter the differences, the stories contained in each Grief Diaries book is a treasured reminder that none of us walk the journey alone.
Welcome to the Grief Diaries village, where grief transcends all differences and unites us in the aftermath.
Welcome, bereaved friend, to company, comfort and hope.
Sending you love, comfort and peace!