Lost Fathers (Paperback)

How Women Can Heal from Adolescent Father Loss

By Laraine Herring

Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services, 9781592851553, 200pp.

Publication Date: March 3, 2005

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A healing, insightful guide for adult women who, in adolescence, lost their fathers to death, divorce, or addiction.

Lost Fathers is a healing, authoritative guide for adult women who, during adolescence, lost their fathers to death, divorce, or addiction. With gentle expertise, Laraine Herring addresses how adult behaviors and relationships can be shaped when one loses her father at such a pivotal developmental stage--particularly relevant are issues related to commitment, trust, intimacy, self-confidence, and independence. Features guided writing exercises.

About the Author

Laraine Herring is an author, playwright, editor, teacher, and certified grief-recovery specialist. She holds an MFA in creative writing and an MA in counseling psychology, and she has developed workshops that use writing as a tool for healing through grief and loss. She currently teaches creative writing at Phoenix Community College. Ms. Herring's father died when she was a teenager after a long illness