Trish, Peggy, and Jennifer warmly invite you to join them as they share their intimate thoughts and feelings about their challenges and triumphs, tears and fears. They wrote Wonder Widows to explore how they are learning to thrive as they process their grief, and to offer comfort, compassion, camaraderie, and friendship to others on the same journey. You will surely see parts of your own story in the stories they share.Discover what other widows think about: -Shaping a new identity-Handling holidays and anniversaries-Creating a new relationship with sex-Deciding when it's time to stop wearing the wedding ring-Losing your mind? Fear not! It's just brain fog-A guiding philosophy that gives strength to healYou will also find recommended books, helpful tips and how to set expectations for yourself while grieving.
The book is a collection of personal accounts by authors, Comer, Langenwalter and Cox-Horak.
By describing their own personal experiences with each of the stages and aspects of widowhood, the authors take the reader through the journey that begins with the trauma of loss to once again finding new joy in their lives. Each chapter recounts the authors’ personal responses to the challenges and triumphs of handling holidays & anniversaries, shaping a new identity, wearing a wedding ring or not, creating a new identity with sex, brain fog, and much more.
“Wonder Widows” is intended as a resource for those who are experiencing widowhood. It is also meant to provide a window into the experiences for other readers in the community at large, in hopes of promoting a better understanding that will serve to reduce isolation.
"It is so inspiring to read how these three courageous widows have not allowed grief to stop them from moving forward in life. I hope their heartfelt stories and life lessons provide solace and comfort to women and men who like me, journeyed to find understanding wisdom, and strength."--Michelle Lujan Grisham