Based on the author's own experiences as well as those of people she has contacted, Surviving the Death of a Sibling: Living Through Grief When an Adult Brother or Sister Dies by T. J. Wray shows adults who have lost a sibling that they are not alone in their struggle.
Despite the longevity of adult sibling relationships, surviving siblings are often made to feel as if their grief is somehow unwarranted. After all, when an adult sibling dies, he or she often leaves behind parents, a spouse, and even children, all of whom suffer a more socially recognized type of loss.
Based on the author's own experiences, as well as those of many others, Surviving the Death of a Sibling by T. J. Wray helps adults who have lost a brother or sister to realize that they are not alone in their struggle. Just as important, it teaches them to understand the unique stages of their grieving process, offering practical and prescriptive advice for dealing with each stage.
In Surviving the Death of a Sibling: Living Through Grief When an Adult Brother or Sister Dies, T.J. Wray discusses:
Searching for and finding meaning in your sibling's passing
Using a grief journal to record your emotions
Choosing a grief partner to help you through tough times
Dealing with insensitive remarks made by others Warm and personal, and a rich source of useful insights and coping strategies, Surviving the Death of a Sibling by T. J. Wray is a unique addition to the literature of bereavement.