Additional Resources: Grief & Marriage

This week, we heard a shared trench story of grief, told from both perspectives in a marriage. We hope these additional resources offer strength and encouragement to those who are also sharing a trench with a spouse. Please feel free to leave additional suggestions in the comments!


Books

How We Love, by Milan and Kay Yerkovich (Amazon, B&N)

Love & Respect, by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs (Amazon, B&N)

When Life Comes Undone, by T.J. Addington with Mary Ann Addington (Amazon, B&N)

Holding On to Hope, by Nancy Guthrie (Amazon, B&N)

Love Does, by Bob Goff (Amazon, B&N)

Preemptive Love, by Jeremy Courtney (Amazon, B&N)

Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple, by Natalie Himmelrich (Amazon, B&N)

ACT with Love, by Russ Harris (Amazon, B&N)

Relationship Agreementsby Eri Kardos (Amazon)

Who I Am in Christ, by Neil T. Anderson (Amazon, B&N)

Websites

Grieving Parents Support Network →

This online support group offers bereaved parents a place to "come, read, feel understood, rest, share, get information, get resources, learn, process grief, and find other bereaved parents to connect with."

May We All Heal (Facebook Group) →

Hosted by participants of the Grieving Parents Support Network (see above), this Facebook group offers a guided "creative healing journey" for men and women to work through their intense grief.

Willow Creek Community Church | REBUILD: Grief Support →

Willow Creek has campuses throughout the northwest suburbs of Chicago, and the REBUILD grief support workshops they host "offer comfort, hope, and practical tools for healing after a significant loss—such as the death of a loved one, infertility, stillbirth, or a miscarriage."

If you're looking for a grief support group in your area, try the GriefShare group locator.


Music

"Say Something," by A Great Big World, Christina Aguilera

"Just Give Me A Reason," by P!nk, Nate Ruess

"The Broken," by Bebo Norman

"Beloved," by Tenth Avenue North 

"All Through the Night," by Sleeping At Last

"Broken," by LifeHouse

"Halfway Gone," by LifeHouse

"Closer to Love," by Mat Kearney

"All of Me," by John Legend

"Peace," by O.A.R.

"Photograph," by Ed Sheeran

"human," by Christina Perri

"Paint It, Black," by Rolling Stones

"Shattered," by Jillea

"Babel," by Mumford & Sons

Live (album), by All Sons & Daughters (listen on Spotify)