14 true stories about surviving the sudden loss of a loved one
People who experience sudden loss of a loved one find themselves shocked and stunned, and often struggle to find support to adapt to a life they didn’t plan. Friends, family, and others have little idea about how to help, leaving the bereaved feeling alone and vulnerable when they need support most.
Surviving Sudden Loss is a collection of stories by parents, spouses, siblings, children, and grandparents who share their own personal insight into the hidden and often unspoken challenges of unexpectedly losing a loved one, including the emotional, mental, physical and social shifts they’re forced to reckon with in the aftermath.
With poignant narration, each writer shares the truth of their loss, where they found the most support, and how they rebuilt their lives in the aftermath.