This book is a resource for young men and women who recently lost a spouse and for people who want to help those who have suffered such loss. Nora Lavin is the pen name for a 40-year old Widow, whose world shattered last year when her husband Sean died suddenly. The information in this book is derived from Lavin's personal experience, reading and soul searching. The book explains the journey of the first year following the death of a spouse, filled with grief, gut wrenching emotion and every critical decision along the way. For those readers who need some direction on how to support a loved one through the loss of a spouse, Nora provides insight for family and friends to be able to understand and provide support in specific and important ways. Now, she hopes that her experience will help others take each day one moment at a time as well as guide the people who will join them on their journey.