Kate Boydell

Death... And How To Survive It
  • Death... And How To Survive It

  • 'He passed away', 'She's gone', 'He died'...

    As anyone who has ever lost a loved one will know, the wording doesn't affect the meaning. Nothing can shield you or prepare you for the brutal reality and crippling pain of a death and its repercussions.

    Kate Boydell was widowed at the age of 33. She felt that her life had lost its purpose and she wanted it to end. But she got through it - and so can everyone. In this down-to-earth, practical, insightful and often humorous guide, Kate draws on her own experience of bereavement to offer frank advice on coping with every aspect of the grieving process.

    Including:
    - coping with the initial shock
    - telling your children
    - organising the funeral
    - shopping and cooking
    - getting back into dating

Kate Boydell was widowed in 1998 after nine years of marriage to her beloved husband Charlie, who died of heart failure at the age of 37. Kate has worked in television for the last 22 years and is currently working as a freelance television editor. She has recently appeared on ITV's This Morning, BBC Radio's Five Live and Radio 4's Woman's Hour. Kate is now 40 and lives in Devon with her two daughters. She is the author of the highly popular merrywidow website for young widows: www.merrywidow.me.uk.


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