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Military Parents: We Regret To Inform You is more than just another book on grief. A first of its kind, it is written specifically for parents of service members who have died while serving in the military. No other self-help book completely addresses this national subject. For surviving military parents, this book:

  • Validates your reactions to the casualty notification process
  • Recognizes the many ways service members die, each and every day
  • Explores the ten factors that complicate your military loss
  • Lays out the actions to work through your military grief
  • Provides you reassurance that you’re not going crazy
  • Offers you insight into how men contend with grief
  • Gives you proven, helpful tips for handling days of meaning

No other self-help book completely addresses this national subject.

This concise 50,000-word book is a survival guide for parents of military personnel who are left behind. It puts into plain words how to survive this life-changing loss, cope with its profound grief and develop the resilience to move forward in life.

Military Parents: We Regret To Inform You

Table of Contents

1. America’s sons and daughters (look inside)
2. Surviving military parents
3. Anticipated vs. sudden death in the military
4. Ten factors that complicate your military loss (look inside)
5. Loss of your son or daughter
6. A parent’s grief
7. Grief is a package deal
8. Grief work after a military death
9. Disenfranchised grief among surviving parents
10. Men and grief
11. Handling holidays and days of meaning
12. Moving forward
13. Building resilience
14. Lessons learned