The Book

Unfinished Conversation is not only a story of profound grief, but also a guided journey to healing. The compelling story of Robert’s journey from anger and sorrow, disappointment and regret, to the possibility of acceptance and forgiveness, follows a common trajectory of grieving after the suicide and tragic loss of a loved one. After each brief chapter of the story, revealing a particular stage or action in the aftermath, readers are invited through a series of related questions, to reflect on their own experiences and memories in order to facilitate a transformative healing process. The tools and techniques in Unfinished Conversation will help you to release past trauma, affirm emotions, transform your pain, and honor your relationship with your lost loved one, to find greater perspective, meaning, and well-being in your life.
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Be the Healing


This is Written for the Living

A Note from Robert
I am writing this for the living, for those of us who have had to cope with the suicide of a loved one or close friend. In my case it was the suicide of my dearest and best friend, Larry Harpel, who took his own life on the night of October 15, 2005… Read More

You are Not Alone

When you lose a loved one to suicide, there is a natural need to share your experience with others who truly understand. Having your grief and loss met with compassion and held in the safety and comfort of those you trust is an important part of resolution and healing. Please know that you are not alone…

Resources for Suicide Loss


In the News


Facts about Suicide


Facts about Suicide in the Military