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How to Survive the Loss of a Love

How to Survive the Loss of a Love

Have you heard of the book, “How to Survive the Loss of a Love” by Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D., Melba Colgrove, Ph.D. & Peter McWilliams?

This very simple, yet extremely powerful, book was written over 40 years ago and I’ve read it multiple times. In fact, every time a friend or family member has experienced loss, the first thing I do is go buy this book for them.

It was a fluke how I heard about it years ago, but I’m so glad I did. This book takes you through the journey of the 3 phases of loss: Surviving, Healing, Growing.

The Introduction:

When an emotional injury takes place, the body begins a process
as natural as the healing
of a physical wound.Let the process happen.
Trust the process.
Surrender to it.

Trust that nature will do the healing.
Know that the pain will pass,
and, when it passes,
you will be stronger,
happier, more sensitive and aware.

This is a book to be […]