Year: 1996 Source: New York, NY: The Free Press, 1996. 273p. SIEC No: 19991054

This book examines the continued love that parents feel for a deceased child & the many ways they devise to preserve this bond. Based on extensive interviews & grief research, Finkbeiner explains how parents have changed 5-25 years after the deaths of their children. The first half of the book discusses the short- & long-term effects of the child’s death on the parents’ external relationships. The second half details the effect of the loss on the parents’ internal world.