have been teachers, guides and comforters.
This chapter brings reassurance that the
predictable emotional turmoil of loss is normal.
Grief is a process, not a condition. This means
there is a beginning, intermediate steps, a
hope of resolution.
The hardest decisions are how, when and
whether to arrange a friend’s death. What to
consider, ask, expect, and arrange is lucidly explored.
How to educate and comfort children faced with
pet loss. The dangers of over-protecting, misuse
of language (the animal is not “going to sleep”),