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New Book Examines the Deep Grief Associated with the Death of a Soulmate(February 22, 2011)
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 22, 2011
A few lucky lovers will leave this earth at the same time. For the rest, there will be grieving and, perhaps, a period of caregiving before death. Most lovers will experience this last part; itas almost universal. Deep inside, we all know itas going to happenathe marriage vows give us ample warning. Yet, none of us seem to know anything about the love experience in the final days. The tabloids never cover it. Hollywood gives us endless scenes of instant death. We donat ever see the entire process, even though itas pure love at its peak. This book is about that end-of-life. Itas about the death of a soulmate and the deep grieving that follows.
Grieving a Soulmate: The Love Story Behind aTill Death Do Us Parta takes on this difficult and very personal topic with courage, out-of-the box thinking, and deep love. Ranging from the practical to the emotionalaaand frequently blending the twoaaOrfalias style of writing makes a difficult topic easier to manage. He writes in an easy style that is analytical, yet speaks from the heart. The content is thought-provoking, unique and original. Itas your gentle and informed guide to the deep grieving that accompanies the death of a soulmate. This book should help a surviving soulmate (or spouse) quickly overcome the red-hot pain of grief. It also tells you how to reconstruct your life, find meaning, and deal with the big existential issues from a secular perspective. Itas a survival guide for the last stages in a soulmate relationship. Click here to read the introduction and free sample chapters.
Robert Orfali and his soulmate of thirty years, Jeri Edwards Orfali, were both in the computer software field in the early days of Silicon Valley. They co-authored three best-selling software books and together went on several world tours to promote their technology. Jeri was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, in 1999, shortly after they moved to Hawaii. Jeri and Robert spent the next ten years fighting Jeri's cancer and learning how to live with it. Jeri even learned how to surf during her chemo years. She went from aSilicon Valley Executive Woman of the Yeara to aWaikiki Surfer Chick.a Jeri received one of the most moving surfer funerals ever. Her ashes are in the ocean at Waikiki.
aOrfali writes in a straightforward, often bullet-pointed style, but infuses it with intellectual seriousness and emotional depth. The result is both a useful guide to end-of-life issues and a profound reflection on their meaning. A heartening testament to the ability of love to transcend loss."
a Kirkus Discoveries
Paperback: 280 pages
Publisher: Mill City Press, Inc.
Publication date: January 17, 2011
Paperback list price: $14.95
E-book list price: $ 6.99
Book website: http://www.GrievingaSoulmate.com.
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