Books about losing your mom

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Dearly Loved: Dealing with the Death of A Parent

If my mother and I had a secret language, it was books. ground to be found – that feeling of losing the person who honestly just got you.
Hope Edelman

8 Books To Read If You’ve Lost Your Mother

If my mother and I had a secret language, it was books. My mother had the perfect knack for slipping the perfect book into my hands at the perfect time. When I got my first period, I was entrusted with my own fat copy of Our Bodies, Ourselves , which I received like a diploma for graduating into womanhood. The books my mother gave me were lenses through which I looked at the world: a way to remember who I was in her eyes, and a guidebook to help me get where I wanted to go. When my mother unexpectedly passed away in May , I clearly remember wishing she could come back to life just for five minutes, so I could ask her what books to read to get me through this grief. Luckily, the community of writers I am grateful to consider as family swooped in, and sent me a lifeboat of books to comfort me during that first hard year. Here are some of those books which helped me the most:.

When grieving, we need rawness, realness, and quick thinking from our best writers.

All rights reserved. My mum died of cancer when I was It remains the worst day of my life so far, and it will take a stupidly-shitty thing to top it. At first it weighed on me physically, how bent the world seemed without her in it. I wanted to vomit all the time, but it was a spiritual and emotional sickness, and couldn't be easily expelled from my body.

After losing my 48 year old mother when I was just 24, I read several books on grief before eventually writing my own. Here are 8 books that I recommend to help you along on your journey of healing. Shauntel Peak-Jimenez. For great blogs and advice visit Motherless Daughters on Facebook! Shauntel Peak-Jimenez 3. Sterling 4. Like Like.


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