Book: The Virgin Widow by Andrea S. Gould, Ph.D.categories: Book, Memoir, Dealing with Loss, Coping with Death, Sudden Death, Grieving, Grief
Andrea S. Gould, Ph.D.about this book: Dr. Andrea S. Gould's book, The Virgin Widow offer solace, comfort and a pathway of healing for those who have experienced the sudden loss of a loved one and especially a spouse. In a very compassionate and emotionally gripping detail, Dr. Gould journals her encounter of grief after suddenly losing her husband. Each section ends with questions encouraging the reader to deal with their trauma and lift themselves slowly back into normality. She uncovers very personal issues that the average person must face such as how to maintain financial stability, how to date again, and how to deal with overwhelming loneliness.
Dr. Gould is a psychologist. Her insight into bereavement and the stages of grief provides a solid foundation for the reader. The book provides guidance on dealing with shock, sorting through the tragedy, moving towards recovery and finally celebrating recovery. This book can bring empowerment to those seeking a way out of pain and provide the necessary tools to live again.
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