The Widower’s Journey – New Book Gives Men a Playbook to Restart Their Lives

The Widower’s Journey guidebook fills an important gap in the self-help genre by addressing how widowers can move through their grief and start over after the death of their wives.

Upon the passing of my wife, Michelle, I was shocked when I couldn’t find any books to help me deal with my grief, and to manage day-to-day challenges. I was devastated and searching for reasons and ways to want to go on living,” said author Herb Knoll.

The Widower’s Journey: Helping Men Rebuild After Their Loss, addresses the needs of the 2.7 million widowers in the U.S., and even more worldwide. The guidebook fills an important gap in the self-help genre by addressing how widowers can move through their grief and start over after the death of their wives. Written by retired bank executive turned widowers’ advocate, Herb Knoll, with contributor sociologist Deborah Carr, Ph.D., and Editor Robert L. Frick, the 226-page book is available in paperback, Kindle, tablet, smartphone and computer versions from Amazon.

“Upon the passing of my wife, Michelle, I was shocked when I couldn’t find any books to help me deal with my grief, and to manage day-to-day challenges,” said Knoll. “I wanted a guide on how I could survive, after losing my love to pancreatic cancer in 2008. I was devastated and searching for reasons and for ways to want to go on living. I set about creating that resource for others, and after nine years it’s aptly titled The Widower’s Journey.”

During his 30+ years as a bank executive, Knoll was known as a man who could get things done. Yet, the death of his wife stopped him in his tracks. The more Knoll learned about the plight of fellow widowers, from their high suicide rates to physical and…

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