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Continuing Bonds: New Understandings of Grief: New Understandings of Grief
First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. ...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published February 1st 1996 by Taylor & Francis
(first published January 1st 1996)
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I agree with the authors'/researchers' basic premise here...that our relationships with loved ones who have passed don't end...they continue, but in a different way. This book was enormously helpful and comforting to me, as well as just being interesting. I would recommend it to anyone trying to better understand their own grief journey, and who is trying to integrate their grief/loss into their life, rather than try to get past it as quickly as possible.
Another book used in undergraduate work. This is a wonderful book and I refer to it often in my writing on grief. I was especially interested in figuring out and learning about positive connections to deceased loved ones. We in the west seem to put a limit on grief. As a sculptor of posthumous individuals created for prayer gardens and cemeteries, I was very interested in finding out about healthy continuing bonds. This is what I do with my work. Help individuals to grieve and heal through healt ...more