Book ‘The Myth of Closure’ by Pauline Boss

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Ambiguous Loss in a Time of Pandemic and Change
How do we begin to cope with loss that cannot be resolved? The COVID-19 pandemic has left many of us haunted by feelings of anxiety, despair, and even anger. In this book, pioneering therapist Pauline Boss identifies these vague feelings of distress as caused by ambiguous loss, losses that remain unclear and hard to pin down, and thus have no closure. Collectively the world is grieving as the pandemic continues to change our everyday lives. With a loss of trust in the world as a safe place, a loss of certainty about health care, education, employment, lingering anxieties plague many of us, even as parts of the world are opening back up again. Yet after so much loss, our search must be for a sense of meaning...
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (December 14, 2021)  Pages: 192 pages  ISBN-13: 978-1324016816  Dimensions:‎ 5.8 x 0.8 x 8.6 inches

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