Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love

  • by David B. Biebel, Suzanne L. Foster
  • Narrated by Tom Parks
  • 5 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Help and hope for an unexpected journey.
Do real Christians commit suicide? Yes, they do. And for those left behind, the journey following such a tragedy is unbearably painful. Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love is a compassionate and practical guide that addresses the intensely personal issues of survivors of suicide (SOS). This gentle and faith-affirming resource helps survivors know what to expect, especially during the first year following a suicide. It includes personal stories of survivors and suggestions on how to move beyond survival to live life again. Designed for use by individuals, couples, and SOS groups, this book offers help for parents, siblings, friends, and extended families, as well as practical guidelines for pastors, Christian counselors, and other church leaders. Topics include:

What to do in the immediate aftermath of a suicide
Handling guilt and understanding the role of depression in suicides
Dealing with questions of faith and meaning
Creating a support system
Choosing a Christian therapist
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#1 choice for suicide survivors

Would you listen to Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love again? Why?

Yes, I have already listened to it twice, right after my son's suicide and again at the four month mark. The book is point on as to the journey of a suicide survivor and has practical guidance for me on my journey.

What other book might you compare Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love to and why?

When Bad Things Happen to Good People. Both books talk about your faith struggle after losing a child or loved one.

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Any additional comments?

Excellent book and reference!

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- B W

Excellent Audible!!!!

The most help and realistic book I have come across since I lost my husband to suicide in February. Informative, sensitive, and able to reach people from all angles of this tragedy. So glad to have found it!!!
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- Kids Mom

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-29-2011
  • Publisher: Zondervan