Richard left his book review

Richard is the first family member to leave a review. He read an earlier version and finished the book over Christmas vacation. He didn’t know all that went on.

I talked to him while on our river cruise about his grief. He told me his would never be as crushing as ours. Typical sibling grief. They never think their hurt compares. I tried to explain that it wasn’t a contest and his counted, too. He was insistent so I just had to lighten up.

But love my oldest son’s review for his mom’s book.

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AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

4 thoughts on “Richard left his book review”

  1. I am sure the two most important reviews you will ever receive will be those of your husband, Randy and your son, Richard. Your conversation with Richard about whose grief was the worst brought tears to my eyes. Still waiting for that level of conversation with Patrick in the future. Thank you.💜

    1. Since I am so open and he knows about the blog and has read the book, it does make having those conversations easier. I started by just saying,”do you remember and talking about charles and then one day I asked him if anyone asked how he was doing?” But my talk inspired his. My husband has promised a post but I don’t know if I would see it or not.

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