As a doctor and a widower, Dr. Othniel Seiden has more experience with this subject than most anyone else on the planet.
He and his new wife, psychologist Dr. Jane Bilett discuss the details of what is necessary to think about when dealing with the death of your spouse. From Financial Issues of the estate to starting over, this book gives valuable advice and true comfort to the bereaved spouse.
It is the purpose of this book to help you cope with your loss and help you to eventually get on with your life. Your mate?s life has ended, but the fact remains that yours has not. In addition to your loss, there will be new demands on you. No matter how independent you may have been, you?ll find you relied more heavily on your mate than you ever suspected.
Even when death is expected
following a terminal illness,
you?re never ready for it.
Imagine what a shock it is when death is unexpected...
About the Author
Othniel J. Seiden, MD and Jane Bilett, Ph.D. Dealing with death is all too often required of physicians and clinical psychologists, but when Othniel J. Seiden, MD himself became a widower, he realized first hand the problems widows and widowers have to face and cope with. With the help and collaboration of his new wife, clinical psychologist Jane L. Bilett, Ph.D., he was able to successfully travel the difficult road from total devastation, through grief and then to a renewed and happy life. It is with the experiences that Drs. Bilett and Seiden gained traveling this bumpy road to renewed life and happiness, plus both of their professional and clinical experiences that made them an ideal couple team to write this handbook for widows and widowers. This book not only forewarns its readers of the obstacles in the rough road ahead through grief and bereavement to renewed happiness, but helps to smooth those ruts in the path through Dr. Seiden s own trial and error experiences.