Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies by Marta Felber

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Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies by Marta Felber

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Your Way After Your Spouse Dies Paperback by Marta Felber

There is nothing you need more than the warm, reassuring voice of one who has traveled this path before... and survived after suffering the death of a spouse. In Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies, Marta Felber offers just such a voice-caring, hopeful, always pointing ahead to a tomorrow that will be a little easier than today. Having experienced her own spouse's death, Felber is never glib or simplistic. She knows the grief her readers are feeling and she encourages them to give it full expression. At the same time, she offers sound, practical suggestions on how to navigate difficult days. This book shies away from none of the difficult issues of bereavement. Felber gently urges her readers toward careful, honest examination of the issues they face

Editorial Reviews

"This book presents a guide for coping with the practical issues that face the recently widowed as they struggle through the grieving process. It is written by one who has experienced personal grief and loss and understands what needs to be faced when a spouse dies." --Mauryeen O'Brien, O.P., Author Praying Through Grief

About the Author

Marta Felber has worked as a counselor, social worker, and educational consultant in various locations in the United States and abroad. She did social work in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and counseling in the Palisades School District, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Felber worked overseas as school counselor at the Cairo American College in Egypt and head of the counseling center for expatriates in Jakarta, Indonesia, a position she held for ten years. During those years she also served in a consultant role, working with teaching staffs at international schools in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.

She returned to the United States and entered private practice in counseling, combined with leading groups and workshops. After the death of her husband, Felber wrote two books about the grieving process, Grief Expressed When a Mate Dies and Finding Your Way after Your Spouse Dies. She currently lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


March 4, 2014
Well written, By Linda
Awesome book for the first steps you go thru immediately after your loss. Felt as if I wrote some of it myself.
Highly recommend to someone who loses their spouse.

July 10, 2013
It was pretty good, By Leslie Romanchick
Parts of the book were good. other parts I couldn't relate to. I would probably recommend it to other widows/widowers

July 7, 2013
though book, By empteenest
Very helpful after losing my husband. walked me through the steps of grief and if I was progressing as I should be

April 4, 2013
By Lowella Frazee,
I loved this book, it helped me move forward gently in my grief it is easy to read the two pages a day. I first found it when my spouse passed away, the messages seemed always constructive and helpful through my grief. I first read it every day and now that it has been several months I read it as needed. The Bible passages given to read always are appropriate and very helpful.

I have been buying copies for other people going through similar grief and everyone has found it helpful also. I suspect because it is only the two pages to read and not overwhelming and a way to help us to move forward gently.

March 7, 2013
Wish I had it sooner, By Linnymsw "Linda Stultz" (Magalia, CA USA)
Got this 3 months after my husband died. It would have helped me more then than it did 3 months later. I recommend this book highly. Lots of good ideas and the chapters are short, so you can get through them while you are under the brain fog of grief. Practical and loving in spirit. Wonderful book.

February 12, 2013
Good Book, By jpattyjack
This book helped me to understand what I am going thru since my husband died a month ago. It is worth the read.

January 18, 2013
Great book for many!, By Anne A
This book was recommended by a friend and what a find! This book is simple straight forward and provides uplifting and guiding messages during times of loss. My friend who lost her husband 4 months ago received the book and then ordered one for all her grown children. Very helpful and God based. It provides us with a compass in the hardest of times.

January 16, 2013
great, By quilter
book is good and enlightening - was a good suggestion

November 25, 2012
I AM NOT ALONE, By Karen Cutlip
So many thoughts go through your mind when you lose a spouse. Not knowing what lies in your future is the scariest because you are alone now. You are waking up alone to an empty house every day and going to bed alone at night. You wonder what lies ahead for you one minute then you just maintain while continuing your day to day living; going to work, come home. There is very good advice in this book and not only that but you can relate with everything you read and you know you will pull through.

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