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Getting to 'Om'
By Karen Lang
After my young son’s death, yoga and meditation changed the shape of my grief.
Happy Birthday, Modern Loss!
By Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner
Modern Loss’ co-founders look back on the site’s first year — and share their goals for Year Two.
Closing My Eyes, Seeing My Father
By Mattea Kramer
I refused to look at my dad in the morgue — a decision I came to second-guess. Then my father showed up in my dreams.
Close to Death
By Abby Sher
I had just given birth to my third child and was training for a half-marathon when I had a heart attack. And as I lay in my hospital bed, I could hear the woman in the next room dying.
Sandy's Deadly Wrath
By Gretchen Sword
Don't tell me hard it was to get to work during "superstorm" Sandy, or how long you lived without power. The hurricane, two years ago this week, killed my father right before my eyes.
Modern Loss IRL
By Rebecca Soffer
Members of Modern Loss' New York community came out for a film screening, followed by sugar-laden Día de los Muertos treats (plus drinks, of course).
On the Road
By Nadia Redel
After watching cancer kill my father, I booked a one-way 'tribute trip' overseas. I don't know when I'll be ready to return.
Death & Dignity
By Kerry Donahue
Suffering from terminal cancer, Brittany Maynard made plans to end her life. My friend Chris Doheny, after a transplant rejection, made a different choice. Both should be respected.
By Marita Anderson
Halloween imagery takes on new meaning in the wake of my father’s suicide.
Marathons, Memoirs & More
By Tré Miller Rodríguez
Our Mourning, Noon & Night columnist introduces us to 6 people who channeled their grief to achieve the extraordinary.
Parenting After Loss
By Ellen Friedrichs
It can be hard to know if my children are reacting to their father's death — or if they're just acting their age.
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