After both authors grieved the loss of a spouse, they each looked for, but didn't find, a practical resource to meet the specific needs of widows and widowers. They wrote Coping with Life After Your Mate Dies to fill this void, bringing comfort to the grieving, but also helping survivors face head-on the decisions they must make day by day, including:
where to live
Written with empathy and compassion, this updated and improved edition is refreshingly down-to-earth, offering those who are grieving information that can be read quickly and easily. Having experienced the hurt that follows the death of a mate, the authors share their own coping methods so that others may benefit from what they have learned. Coping with Life After Your Mate Dies provides readers with a realistic view of how to continue on with their lives by allowing God to guide their decisions. The Cushenberys hope that this book will help readers 'live a triumphant life.' Donald and Rita Cushenbery are both retired teachers. They now conduct surviving-mate workshops at churches throughout the United States.