Widowed and Moving Forward: Insights on Managing Grief, Dating, and Blending Families (Paperback)
(This book cannot be returned.)
When you lose your spouse, the loss is overwhelming...
...but you must go on. And you must help your children.
How do you begin?
Authors Justin and Jennifer Eller tell the story of how they both tragically lost spouses and were thrust into trials only the widowed face.
When they decided it was time to start dating and eventually remarry, another set of unique challenges came with blending their two families.
From a Latter-Day Saint perspective, the authors share stories and lessons learned for working through loss, new love, and blending families.
With insights from scriptures and modern-day leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this book will help you learn how to:
-Manage the lasting effects of grief and trauma on your family
-Know when you're ready to date and how to respond to others' reactions
-Pick the right time and manner to introduce one another's children
-Make the important decision to commit-to your spouse, the children, and all that entails
-Be an effective and compassionate parent and stepparent
-Prioritize your new relationship while managing the ups and downs of a blended family
-Grow together as a new family and not leave anyone behind
By the time you're done reading, you'll feel confident and ready to take new steps into life, love, and a wonderful family.