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Title:
The Hot Young Widows Club : lessons on survival from the front lines of grief / Nora McInerny.
ISBN:
9781982109981
Edition:
First TED books hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : TED Books, Simon & Schuster, 2019.
Physical Description:
91 pages ; 19 cm
Contents:
Am I grieving right? -- I feel like I'm losing my mind -- Something terrible just happened -- For the lonely -- Show up -- Shhh -- To do -- To not do -- At least -- Why do you ask? -- Who gets to grieve? -- Why am I still so sad? -- Epilogue.
Abstract:
"In the span of a few weeks, thirty-something Nora McInerny had a miscarriage, lost her father to cancer, and lost her husband due to a brain tumor. Her life fell apart. What Nora discovered during this dark time is that, when you’re in these hard moments, it can feel impossible to feel like even a shadow of the person you once were. People will give you all sorts of advice of how to hold onto your sanity and sense of self. But how exactly? How do you find that person again? Welcome to The Hot Young Widows Club, Nora’s response to the toughest questions about life’s biggest struggles. The Hot Young Widows Club isn’t just for people who have lost a spouse, but an essential tool for anyone who has gone through a major life struggle. Based on her own experiences and those of the listeners dedicated to her podcast, Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Nora offers wise, heartfelt, and often humorous advice to anyone navigating a painful period in their lives. Full of practical guidance, Nora also reminds us that it’s still okay to laugh, despite your deep grief. She explores how readers can educate the people around them on what to do, what to say, and how to best to lend their support. Ultimately, this book is a space for people to recognize that they aren’t alone, and to learn how to get through life’s hardest moments with grace and humor, and even hope." -- Amazon.com
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