Item description for How To Survive The Loss Of A Love Hc by Melba Colgrove, Peter McWilliams & Harold H. Bloomfield...
Overview Discusses the variety of reactions that people experience because of the loss of a love and provides numerous recommendations for coping with pain and achieving comfort
Publishers Description New 30th Anniversary EditionCompletely revised and expanded to nearly twice its original size: the 2-million-copy national bestseller that is one of the most directly helpful and inspirational books available on the subject of loss--either by death or divorce--and emotional recovery.
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Studio: Prelude Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.7" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1992
Publisher Prelude Press
ISBN 0931580455 ISBN13 9780931580451
Availability 6 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 23, 2017 10:25.
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More About Melba Colgrove, Peter McWilliams & Harold H. Bloomfield
Colgrove earned degrees in literature, foreign trade, special education, counseling and organizational psychology. She received her PhD from the University of Michigan.
Melba Colgrove currently resides in Oxford, in the state of Michigan.
Reviews - What do customers think about How To Survive The Loss Of A Love Hc?
First Aid!! May 26, 2008
If you experience an end to a relationship....the loss --- it leaves one vulnerable, raw....and this book, written by 3 authors: doctor, poet, counseler....will give instant First Aid!! Amazing! Such a Blessing!! And it is such a small paperback! You just may find yourself carrying it around with you! Jotting down sentences on post-it notes and leaving them around the house to uplift you... Interspersed with poems that are short and very much to the point...you will find they often speak as if directly from YOUR heart! Quite amazing book which helped me many years ago! Since then I have always made a point to keep a copy on hand in case someone experiences such loss and is in need of comfort and good help! I give them my copy! They may find they do the same whenever they run into someone with similiar sorrow!!
May you never need this book...but if you do....may you be pleasantly surprised to find such deep satisfaction from the Comfort and Hope it brings!
A wonderful book for people when they are hurting May 3, 2008
I am a divorce attorney. I order ten copies of this book at a time and give copies out to people who are hurting. You can read this book in one night, and I recommend that you read this book over again during the next days as needed.
When my own girlfriend/partner had a sudden stroke, I was devastated. One of my divorce clients who I had given this book to, told me, Gary, there is this book.... I read this book again that night, and found it to be quite helpful as I supported my Marilee with her stroke and then a painful death from cancer that was discovered.
This is an excellent book for anyone who is experiencing a loss, be it due to divorce or separation, or any other loss, such as a sudden illness of a loved one, or even the loss of your own employment, etc. Also, people who initiate a divorce are also suffering from a loss, albeit a less sudden loss. They are faced with the loss of the dream that they had when they committed to their partner.
This book walks through many of the steps involved with loss, and the three mega-stages of surviving, healing and growing.
But this book! Dollar for dollar, it will be one of the very best investments you will ever make. When you are next hurting due to an unexpected loss, read this book that day, and the next day or days as you need to. And buy a second copy of this book to give to friends who are devastated by loss.
EVERYONE NEEDS THIS BOOK!! Apr 8, 2008
THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS I HAVE EVER READ!! ITS SO POWERFUL FOR YOUR HEART, BODY, AND SOUL!!
One of the best Self-Help books ever! Apr 5, 2008
This is one of the best Self-Help books ever written! Even though it is a little corny and uses bad poems, I use it every time I have had a major loss and it has served me well. It defines loss and the stages of grief, and helps you work your way through them.
Excellent source of emotional pain relief Mar 11, 2008
My younger sister gave this to me 15 years ago when I was going through of very painful divorce. She was reluctant to give a book to me and told me so. However, the type of book it is gives you little bits of stuff to hold onto as you go through the emotional roller coaster of losing someone you love, be it from divorce or death.
I have purchsed several copies of this book over the past years to help others. There were days I didn't know how I was going to get out of bed. So, I'd pick it up and skim through it and it really made a difference.
My latest purchase was form the widower of the sister that first bought it for me. She died of leukemia at only age 50 in April 2007. I thought that perhaps if he knew she had bought this book for me, that it would also help him.
I recommend that one keeps extra copies for those times when we don't know quite what to say to someone who is hurting. This book says it for us.