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Tiptoeing Around My Inheritance
By Meg Tansey
Your friends are struggling to pay their rent. You’ve just come into a small fortune, amid the haze of grief. Our advice guru explains how to make things less awkward.
Deleting My Mother
By Esther D. Kustanowitz
When Gmail kept prompting me to email my dead mother, drastic action was necessary.
Grieving and Purging
By Tré Miller Rodríguez
A will usually dictates the fate of homes, cars and jewelry. But what should you do with your loved one’s lip balm, bicycle or hoodies?
Parentless Parents: A Primer
By Claire Bidwell Smith
Without mom or dad there to witness the milestone, the transition to parenthood can be fraught — but also healing.
Mourning the Nanny Who Raised Me
By Catie Lazarus
When strangers ask me if my necklace is a family heirloom, the answer is not so easy as yes or no.
Miscarriage: The 'Silent Sorrow'
By Melissa Lafsky Wall
It’s as if a family member just died and you had a major medical problem all at the same time. So why aren't you supposed to tell anyone?
Learning To Listen
By Marla Schuchman
Really, it's not that hard. You can help someone through loss with these seven habits of mindful listening.
Midas in Reverse
By Abby Sher
After losing my father, two aunts and stepfather in quick succession, I became convinced I was cursed.
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