A Wife Left Behind (IN: The 1996 National Directory of Bereavement Support Groups and Services, edited by M M Wong)
This article is the author’s account of her bereavement after her husband’s suicide. It was written three years after his death & describes her emotions, actions, grieving, & healing process. As a trained therapist, she struggled with guilt at not seeing the warning signs. He did not talk about what troubled him. She concludes, “Suicide has a permanent place in my soul, and I am both stronger and more vulnerable because of it”.