Candid conversation about grief. Beginners welcome.
‘I Am a Widower’
By Michael Flamini
I am gay. My partner of 24 years and I never married. So when he died, I wondered what to call myself.
Festival of Freedom
By Melissa Langsam Braunstein
Following my miscarriage, the symbolism of the Passover holiday is particularly resonant.
Mom-Mom, the Fightin' Phils Phan
By Kara DeFrias
My grandmother died more than five years ago. But to this day when I need a pick-me-up, I channel the positive energy she put into her work, her beloved Phillies and me.
On the Road
By Elea Acheson
After my 6-year-old son died, I was determined to grieve on my own terms. So I sold all my belongings and set off on my bicycle.
Small Screen, Big Loss
By Sarah Seltzer
‘How I Met Your Mother’ and ‘The Good Wife’ finales portray loss through two lenses.
By Malina Saval
Ever since my brother-in-law’s accidental death, the kitchen utensil he sold us evokes a torrent of memories — and questions.
Stilled and Beating Hearts
By Courtney Maum
Pregnant with our first child, I felt my baby's kicks grow stronger as our beloved feline's heart slowly failed.
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