New Book, "Healing the Wound from My Daughter's Suicide" Asks: How Does Suicide Affect a Family?

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Mother, author Lois Severson teaches how to heal the wound after a child’s suicide in new book.

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“I had a difficult time after my daughter’s death. Realizing all the work that had to be done before I could truly grieve, it sometimes seemed overwhelming,” says Severson.

With more than 30,000 Americans dying by suicide per year, Lois Severson shares how suicide changed her life.

Healing the Wound from My Daughter’s Suicide is a memoir that reveals Severson and her family’s emotions after her daughter’s death. Narrating the emotions and responsibilities of losing a child, this mother shares her journey through grief and acceptance.

Following the recount of what led to the tragic event, the author gives the reader the tools to help overcome personal heartbreaks and reveals her own steps of coming to terms with her daughter’s suicide.

“I had a difficult time after my daughter’s death. Realizing all the work that had to be done before I could truly grieve, it sometimes seemed overwhelming,” says Severson. “I wanted to help other mothers and fathers navigate through the grieving process by depicting the guilt, sorrow and eventual understanding that I went through.”

Written by a mother, Healing the Wound from My Daughter’s Suicide is an emotional life-preserver and informative tool for all those affected by death.

Healing the Wound from My Daughter’s Suicide: Grief Translated into Words
By Lois Severson
ISBN: (SC) 978-1-4759-8932-8
Pages: 168
Price: $15.95
Available at http://www.iuniverse.com, http://www.amazon.com, and http://www.barnesandnoble.com/.

About the author
Lois Severson, a retired math and science teacher, earned a bachelor’s degree in physics, math, and chemistry from Alverno College and a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin of Milwaukee in science curriculum. Severson and her husband, Bob, have two daughters and live in Sussex, Wisconsin.

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