Losing a child is one of the most difficult and devastating events that anyone could ever experience. The heartache, the pain, and the overwhelming waves of emotion and grief may overtake your life. Grieving is a process, a journey, and no one should walk through the grieving process alone. Surviving Grief is a guide to help grieving parents cope, and find ways to face the sorrow, heal, and persevere through the journey. You must allow yourself permission to grieve. Healing comes from doing the tangible and healthy things that allow you to face the reality of your loss and still maintain the love and memory of your child. With the help of this book and the strength of the Lord, may you find comfort and healing to cope with the incredible loss in your life.
Suly Rieman shares her personal story of loss, and the courage and strength she found to cope and heal. After losing three children and her stepson, she encountered the loss of a long-term marriage. With the help of the Lord she survived, persevered, and was able to find joy and direction for her life. It is her hope to help other grieving parents as they attempt to cope and heal after experiencing loss.
She lives in Glendale, Arizona, with her two teenage sons. She is a business and technical writer. She works in the career services department and assists college students with résumé writing, interview preparation, and career advising. She has a degree in Business Administration, and in Applied Behavioral Sciences.