I remember the first time I realized that you could grieve a job loss like a death.
I can thank Granger E. Westberg for that discovery. He wrote about various types of grieving — death, job loss, divorce, moving to new places — in his book “Good Grief,” first published in 1962.
Just 64 pages long, “Good Grief” is simple, and I read it in one sitting. I was a few months out from my husband’s death in February 2017, and desperate for anything that would help me make sense of such a tragic and unexpected loss. Westberg’s manual was one of many books on grief that I read during that time, but he was one of the few authors to also touch on the