We were surrounded by loved ones. See All Gay Travel Conversations. I am a priest and I read this with a specific focus on gay men, but I also thought about pastoral care and support, and the need to recognise that grief manifests itself in all kinds of silent ways. Gay men who have lost their partners. This is an excellent book tackling so many different aspects of grieving. I see this book as a way of educating myself about the specific needs of gay men who are grieving, but also educating myself about the needs of other people who grieve.
In so doing they have also shared something deep from themselves and reading their stories have also now touched my life.
He attended New York City schools. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A recent gay widower may find that once the shock and initial confusion of losing his partner is overcome, there are still many hard, lonely, and overwhelming stages of grief to be worked through. I also found wisdom in these essays.
I wanted to read this book because it has an essay by Winston Wilde who was Paul Monette's husband.