Download or read book How to Survive the Loss of a Parent written by Lois F. Akner and published by Harper Collins. This book was released on 1994-11-29 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Many people who usually function well are thrown for a loop when a parent dies. They're surprised at the complex feelings of love, loss, anger, and guilt, and at the unresolved issues that emerge. Therapist Lois Akner explains why the loss of a parent is different from other losses and, using examples from her experience, shows how it is possible to work through the grief. Anyone who is going through or trying to prepare for this natural, normal, inevitable loss will find How to Survive the Loss of a Parent a powerful, healing message.