Empty Shoes by the Door: Living After My Son's Suicide, a Memoir (Paperback)

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Grief demands we stand face-to-face with it and admit the messy truth of our brokenness.


On the afternoon of December 23, 2011, Judi Merriam's eighteen-year-old son, Jenson, took his own life-an act that blindsided everyone who knew him-changing her life and those of her family forever.

This is the story of Jenson's life and death-and of Judi's path to surviving without the physical presence of the kind, intelligent, and endlessly creative young man she never imagined she would outlive.

The suicide of a loved one can be devastating for those left behind and bring deep despair and seemingly endless grief. Judi was forced to confront profound feelings of loss and guilt and a future so very different from what she thought it would be. In this honest and soul-searching memoir, Judi reflects with grace and courage on the fragile and amazing, terrifying and broken, and glorious and painful experience of living life after an unfathomable loss.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798985134902
Publisher: Jar Press
Publication Date: May 16th, 2022
Pages: 254
Language: English