Explores what couple and individual stories say and do not say about the child's dying and death and about parent grief. The author uses narratives as his tool for the introduction and exploration of the many facets of parental grief.

chapter 1|14 pages

The Narratives of Bereaved Parents

chapter 3|36 pages

The Story of Dying and Death

chapter 4|12 pages

Death Rituals

chapter 5|18 pages

Metaphors of Grief Feelings

chapter 7|20 pages

How Parents Explain the Grief Process

chapter 8|16 pages

The Continuing Connection with the Child

chapter 9|18 pages

Narratives about the Couple Relationship

chapter 10|6 pages

Narratives about Parenting Other Children

chapter 11|10 pages

Finding Support

chapter 12|14 pages

Learning What There Is to Say

chapter 13|20 pages

Meaning and Meaning-Making

chapter 14|16 pages

God and Religion