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Thinking Out Loud Audiobook

Thinking Out Loud: Love, Grief and Being Mum and Dad

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Publisher's Summary

'Nothing can ever ease the pain of the death of someone you love; nothing can magic it away. But if I can help anyone else facing what we have gone through, what we're still going through, by sharing what I've learnt, our loss won't feel completely meaningless.'

In 2015 former England football star Rio Ferdinand suddenly and tragically lost his wife and soul mate, Rebecca, age 34, to cancer. It was a profound shock, and Rio found himself struggling to cope not just with the pain of his grief but also with his new role as both mum and dad to their three young children. Rio's BBC1 documentary Being Mum and Dad touched everyone who watched it and won huge praise for the honesty and bravery he showed in talking about his emotions and experiences.

His audiobook now shares the story of meeting, marrying and losing Rebecca, his own and the family's grief - as well as the advice and support that get him through each day as they strive to piece themselves back together. It is written in the hope that he can inspire others struggling with loss and grief to find the help they need through this most difficult of times.

©2017 Rio Ferdinand (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton

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    inspiring, humbling,thought provoking!
    extremely well written as it gives the reader fact but with deep emotion too
    well narrated.

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    Cheryl willott 05/12/2017
    Cheryl willott 05/12/2017 Member Since 2017
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    Absolutely heartbreaking to listen to. But a fantastic insight into such a sad situation. Having lost my dad recently, it’s given me hope that things will get better x

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    H. Ricketts Hampshire, UK 24/10/2017
    H. Ricketts Hampshire, UK 24/10/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "Very sad but a thought provoking, interesting read."

    Listened to this as an audio book after seeing documentary. It’s very sad but well worth a read.

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    Rowan 24/10/2017
    Rowan 24/10/2017
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    "Mixed emotions."

    Gut wrenching at times but am I being taken for a ride?
    Mixed emotions wanting to believe this. A brilliant footballer without question. Reports in the media from the High Court cover his serial adultery but this book seemingly embarrassingly skips over such episodes. How does a book about his beloved wife not address this? Ferdinand is always at the vanguard of trends. Is this his Re-branding as a wholesome devoted family man too keep him in the mainstream? I hope not. left feeling a tad confused but probably just a product of scepticism on my part. 3Stars

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