Additional Resources: Loss

This week, we heard stories from women who have experienced the trench of the death of a parent. We hope these additional resources offer strength and encouragement to those who are also in this trench. Please feel free to leave additional suggestions in the comments!


Books

Father Loss: Daughters Discuss the Man that Got Away, by Elyce Wakerman

On Grieving the Death of a Father, by Harold Ivan Smith

Fatherless Women: How We Change After We Lose Our Dads, by Clea Simon

Healing the Adult Child's Grieving Heart, by Alan D. Wolfelt 

Websites

Our House Grief Support Center | Adult Death of a Parent →

This article describes what you can expect to feel and experience following the death of a parent, and it offers a list of helpful actions to remember when the grief is overwhelming.

GriefShare →

Find a support group near you on the GriefShare website. "GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone."

Legacy Connect →

Join an online support group to share your story and your grief with others who have also lost a parent.

Remember Me Gifts | Loss of Dad →

This website sells photo albums, candles, plaques, picture frames, and more to honor and remember the memory of a loved one.

Sympathy Etiquette for the Loss of a Father →

This article offers advice for friends and family members as they support a loved one through the loss of his or her father.

Grieving the Loss of Your Parent →

This article is written to encourage those who feel alone in the loss of a parent, to offer them advice on how to navigate the journey of their grief. "Ironically, our society shows very little understanding about the unique pain of losing a mother or father, even though close to 12 million Americans bury a parent annually."