The Grief Recovery Handbook For Pet Loss by Russell FriedmanThe Grief Recovery Handbook For Pet Loss by Russell Friedman

The Grief Recovery Handbook For Pet Loss

byRussell Friedman, Cole James, John W. James

Paperback | December 9, 2014

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If you've found yourself almost inconsolable after your pet died, please know that you're normal.If you've found that your family and friends don't seem to understand the level of your grief, please know that, too, is normal.Without comparing our relationships with our pets to those with people, we know that, because of the unique emotional relationships we have with our pets, their deaths produce a level of pain that is difficult to describe. If you relate to any or all of these sentences, this book is for you.We have been there and most probably will be there again. We will be with you on this journey to help your heart deal with the absence of your cherished companion.-Russell, Cole, and JohnYour relationship with your pet is special-it's a bond that is very different than those that human beings share with each other. When a beloved pet passes away, people often resort to incorrect mechanisms to deal with the grief, such as trying to move too quickly past the loss (dismissing the real impact), or even attempting to replace the pet immediately. However, these are merely two myths out of six that the authors discuss and dismantle in The Grief Recovery Handbook for Pet Loss. Based on the authors' Grief Recovery Method®, this book addresses how losing a pet is different from losing a human loved one, and ultimately, how to move on with life.
John W. James and Russell Friedman are coauthors of the bestselling Grief Recovery Handbook, When Children Grieve, and Moving On. They are also the creators of The Grief Recovery Method®. Cole James left a successful career in the entertainment industry after discovering his passion for helping people and now works alongside his father...
Title:The Grief Recovery Handbook For Pet LossFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 8.44 × 5.59 × 0.54 inPublished:December 9, 2014Publisher:Taylor Trade PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1630760145

ISBN - 13:9781630760144

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Written by the trio who run The Grief Recovery Institute in Los Angeles, The Grief Recovery Handbook for Pet Loss is a straightforward and sympathetic self-help guide written especially for pet owners who feel crippling sadness after the passing of a faithful companion. Chapters address common myths about grief that can impede recovery, and walk the reader through a straightforward process designed to help them work through their feelings and their relationship with a beloved animal. Practical as well as emotional considerations are also kept strongly in mind. "Caution: Throughout the United States, Great Britain, and other countries, there are local rules and regulations regarding the scattering of ashes. Please make sure that you don't break any of those laws. With the use of online searches, you can easily find out what, if any, restrictions there might be." The Grief Recovery Handbook for Pet Loss is an excellent choice for personal use, or as a gift for a friend or family member who has recently lost a cherished pet.