Book recommendation

Discussion in 'Parent Emeritus' started by Beta, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. Beta

    Beta Active Member

    Hi all--Just wanted to mention that I came across a book written by Melody Beattie, the author of Codependent No More. Her second book is called "The Grief Club." I didn't know she had even written another book and just happened to see this at the library. It's described as partly a self-help book and partly a memoir, and that's pretty accurate. I've read it through once and am re-reading it and just wanted to mention it because I think a lot of you would enjoy it and be helped by it.
    We are, after all, all part of a "club" here, are we not? :)
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  2. BusynMember

    BusynMember Well-Known Member

    One of her children died in a ski accident I think. Very sad.

    She is very wise.
  3. RN0441

    RN0441 100% better than I was but not at 100% yet

    We are a club!

    Thanks for the recommendation. Really love memoirs too.
  4. Beta

    Beta Active Member

    Yes, her son died from head trauma in a skiing accident at age 12. She writes about that.
  5. MissLulu

    MissLulu Active Member

    Beta, I'm not sure if I already mentioned here or not, but I just read a book called When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart, by Joel L Young and Christine Adamec. I'm sure you (and lots of others here) will have already read it, but in case anyone hasn't, I thought I'd mention it. I found it very helpful.
  6. Blindsided

    Blindsided Face the Sun

    Thank you for the recommendation. I need all the help I can get.