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Don’t Call Sheryl Sandberg a Widow
By Rebecca Soffer
Modern Loss speaks with the Facebook COO about micro-stepping her way through grief, 'Option B,' and how she approaches those painful trigger holidays.
The Modern Loss Mother’s Day Gift Swap
Missing someone special on the Hallmark holiday? Sign up to send a gift to (and receive one from!) someone else who is, too.
Grief Revisted: Election 2016 Post-Mortem
The loss I've been feeling this week is real. Same goes for yours.
21 Things You Probably Don’t Know About My Dead Dad
No. 9: If he loved you, he'd write you an insanely clever poem for every birthday, milestone or minor holiday.
We’re Two. And We’re Writing a Book!
Our exciting new project with HarperCollins, and a thank you from Rebecca and Gabi.
Cleaning a Home after Loss with Avoidance and Humor
After my mother died, I could barely bring myself to go through her belongings. Here's how I got through it.
Et Tu, Betty?
By Gabrielle Birkner and Rebecca Soffer
The Modern Loss TV club, a.k.a. Rebecca and Gabi, dissects the big 'Mad Men' news, and looks ahead to the series finale.
Modern Loss Takes on BinderCon
Leading a panel on women exploring their grief at an inspiring writing conference.
My Facebook Page, After Me
After years of blunders, the company finally hit the mark when it comes to death and loss by letting users choose what their networks can see after they die, and who can manage them.
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.
Recap: Our Día de Los Muertos Event
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).
Modern Loss Live — Part Deux
Join us in NYC October 29 for a screening of the indie comedy "The Widowers" and a Q&A with the filmmakers. As always, there will be drinks.
Labor Day Love and Loss on Lake George
I tell my son about my idyllic summers on Lake George — just not about the Labor Day tragedy that followed one of them.
Modern Loss — Live in NYC
Join us June 18 for a special screening of HBO's 'The (Dead Mothers) Club' and a Q&A with the filmmakers. There will be drinks.
Reclaiming Mother’s Day
Modern Loss' founder opens up about celebrating Mother's Day for the first time in eight years, and compiles some the site's most moving pieces about losing a mother, and losing a child.
Apparently, Modern Loss is Awesome!
Woot! We're the thrilled recipients of an Awesome Without Borders grant.
Selfies at Funerals: SRSLY?
What's behind the funeral photos populating the web? Modern Loss explores the brave new world of grieving.
Turning Día de los Muertos Into a Celebration Of A Life Well Lived
In search of a less depressing outlet to mourn my parents, I tried out Día de los Muertos, the Mexican holiday when some believe that the spirit of the dead visit their families on October 31 and leave on November 2.
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