If you know a bereaved mother, Softening the Grief, will prepare you to comfort her - without saying the wrong thing - as she tries to survive her terrible anguish.
Too often, words meant as comfort unintentionally cause great hurt. This book, written by four mothers who've each lost a child, explains what it's like for a mother to live with the loss of a child, and what you can say and do to help her cope with her lifelong grief and trauma.
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Softening the Grief is a companion for grieving mothers so they know they are not alone and a resource for people who care but are afraid they will say the wrong thing. This book provides the right things to say and do.
- Learn what words will truly bring comfort rather than pain to a grieving mother.
- Understand the emotional challenges faced by a grieving mother, even months and years after the loss of her child.
- Appreciate the inability of a bereaved mother to forget her pain – ever.
- Learn how to support and comfort a bereaved mother with confidence.
- Know what to say and do without adding more pain.