Check out this review of the book, Thinking Out Loud – Love, Grief and Being Mum and Dad, by Rio Ferdinand, as featured on the Rather Too Fond of Books blog
About the Book
‘When Rebecca died, the idea that one day I might begin to feel better would have struck me as laughable … I know how persuasive this kind of permanence thinking can be.
I know too that anyone locked in its grip will laugh if I promise them that their pain will one day ease. It will. Of course it will. But I know better than to expect anyone to believe me.’
In 2015, former England football star Rio Ferdinand suddenly and tragically lost his wife and soulmate Rebecca, aged 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…
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