Candid conversation about grief. Beginners welcome.
Loss Squared in the City of Love
By Rachel Ricketts
After my mother’s death, I departed for Paris with her ashes — the same week of the tragic terror attacks.
Why I'm Jealous of Grieving People
By Nicole Ferraro
Dad died when I was 6, and life went on seemingly undeterred. All these years later, I find myself envious of those who have the chance to mourn.
Gifting My Dead Dad
By Alison Zeidman
I keep getting emails from Bed Bath & Beyond reminding me that “It’s Not Too Late To Find the Perfect Father’s Day Gift!” But in this case, it kind of is.
By Alyssa Limperis
After my dad’s death, now it just feels like a house.
By Laura Coward
On my 8th fatherless Father’s Day, my dad found a way to send me a handwritten message from the grave.
Writing My Father's Fate
By Michelle Adelman
I’m a novelist and killed off the father character early in my first book. When my dad died unexpectedly soon after, I was wracked with guilt.
Embracing the Color Wheel
By Heidi Blum
I was a closeted gay woman surrounded by white-hued walls and yearning for my own colorful world. My sister's death changed everything.
How To: Acknowledge a Sympathy Note
By Modern Loss
In the aftermath of your loved one’s death, you'll likely be overwhelmed by sympathy cards, emails and, yes, texts. But how to respond?
7 Things to Say – Or Not – to a Bereaved Mother
By Monica Wesolowska
How do you support someone going through the unimaginable? To begin with, don't say you can't imagine what they're going through.
By Jessica Barraco
How my body betrayed me with an ectopic pregnancy.
How To Bury a War
By Merissa Nathan Gerson
It begins at a New Jersey diner, and ends as the last Holocaust survivor in our family was lowered into the ground.
By Mindy Stricke
As an artist, it's an intimate and risky exchange to make something based on someone else’s grief. But I’d rather attempt to connect and engage than to turn away.
By Sarah Kravits
No matter how intense my feelings, my car always comes to the rescue, with available music, clean tissues, and much-needed privacy.
‘Sit Still and Uncover your Eyes’
By Elizabeth Brady
After my 9-year-old son's sudden death, I am forced to choose life — sometimes several times a day.
Breakfast in Bed? Yeah, Right.
By Nora McInerny Purmort
Cut yourself a break on Mother's Day — with or without a dead partner.
Say This, Not That
By Dr. Jessica Zucker and Ryan Alexander-Tanner
Ever wish there were an illustrated guide on supporting someone who has had a miscarriage? Now there is.
By Rebecca Soffer
Our exciting new project with HarperCollins, and a thank you from Rebecca and Gabi.
6 Grief Books That Helped
By Tré Miller Rodríguez
After my husband died, people gave me a lot of books about loss. Most didn’t speak to me. These did.
Hello From the Other Side
By Molly Tolsky
Was my dead ex talking to me from inside the TV?
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