My Story from the Heart
When my husband died it felt like a big part of me died, too. I lost the love of my life and the dreams we shared. But that pain helped motivate my own story--moving from heartbreak to breakthrough. After his death, I wanted to use my gifts to help my widowed sisters and their advisors.
This purpose became my calling. It began with writing a guidebook for widows. Today it continues in my "encore career" as an Advocate for Widows--through speaking, writing, mentoring and research.
Do You Work with Widows?
More than 1 million women are widowed every year in our country. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, we’ll soon total 13 million. No woman wants to join this heart-breaking club. But 70% of all married women will experience widowhood, and 80% of women will die single.
It’s reported that 70% of widows change advisors after their spouse dies. That’s because their advisors didn't understand their grief and their widow’s journey.
You can learn more about working well with widows by attending a conference session that features Kathleen's work.
When the time is right, give this guidebook to your widowed clients or friends as a