“A new book called “The Modern Loss Handbook” is a guide to the grieving process with “been there” advice and humor.
Author Rebecca Soffer knows parental loss — in 2006 at the age of 30, she lost her mother in a car accident. Four years later, her father died of a heart attack. The collective experiences left the journalist feeling “untethered.”
“Both of my witnesses were gone,” Soffer, a mother of two who splits her time between New York and Massachusetts, told TODAY Parents. “I didn’t really have anyone to look to.”