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“One Reason Why I Wrote My Book”

Amidst all the blogs I follow, I have found so few that are geared towards men. Poignantly written, it is worth a read. Men–fathers–suffer too. They are victims of such tragedy too. They feel sorrow, grief, anger, depression too. As a woman, I find the male viewpoint refreshing, insightful, and comforting. To know there are others out there who can relate to my husband brings a sense of relief, is humbling, and is immensely touching. We don’t all demonstrate grief the same, nor should we. Child loss is a lonely journey, yet no one in this devastating club is alone.

For a fresh perspective, written with grace and honesty, please consider checking out this blog.

Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back

There are several reasons why I wrote my book, one of those reasons was to help other dads (and moms) through the aftermath of losing a child.  The only way I knew how to do that was to be brutally honest with myself and with the readers.  I knew I had to force myself to be vulnerable and transparent, which was not an easy task for me.  The following is a message I received over the weekend from a fellow grieving dad.  I am humbled by how far this book has reached and the people it has touched.  Bruce and all the others that continue to reach out to me is the main reason this book was written.

“Good morning Kelly,

My name is Bruce and like you I am a member of this awful club. I lost my ten year old son, Garrett, in February of 2013 and the last 22 months…

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