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And Visions of Baseball Danced in My Head
By Jennifer Dunsmore
My mom found healing watching the Kansas City Royals. After she died, so did I.
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.
My Ectopic Pregnancy Nearly Killed Me
By Jessica Barraco
How my body betrayed me with an ectopic pregnancy.
Executive Producing Your Own Goodbye
By Jane Condon
My father-in-law was a planner his entire life. The end was no exception.
The Grinch in Your Mailbox?
By Meg Tansey
Should a holiday letter say how much pain you're in? Our advice columnist weighs in.
Dad’s Voice in the ‘Tower of Song’
By Erin Lyndal Martin
The last time I spoke to my father, the subject was, of all things, Leonard Cohen — the musician my dad believed brought 'punctuation to experience.'
Speak for Your Self
By Janet Reich Elsbach
My sister had a right to be stubborn in facing terminal cancer — even if the rest of us disagreed with her choices.
Had I Sealed 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.
After My Miscarriage, I Was Still Pregnant
By Caryn Berardi
We were expecting triplets. So why does everyone insist on calling it a 'blessing in disguise' that only two of our babies made it to term?
A Cancer Battle, Then a Miscarriage
By Gabrielle Schafer
After my mother died of cancer, the hope of bringing a new life into this world kept me afloat. Then I got some very bad news.
We’re Two. And We’re Writing a Book!
By Rebecca Soffer
Our exciting new project with HarperCollins, and a thank you from Rebecca and Gabi.
Fiction: I Am the Widow
By Leslie Pietrzyk
Modern Loss' first foray into fiction is from a new book of short stories from the trenches of young widowhood.
My Sister, The Fly
By Julissa Catalan
The most persistent house fly entered my world the same day my sister left it. But what I didn’t realize was that my sister hadn’t actually left.
By Sally Abrams
15 years after my father died suddenly, had he finally come to say goodbye?
When Self Care Looks Like Paying The Cable Bill
"My father-in-law suddenly died. How do I take care of them, and myself, while working full-time?" Meg's case for the little things.
Sleeping Through Grandma’s Death
By Amy Oestreicher
When I finally came to after a months-long coma, my beloved grandmother was gone.
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.
Cleanup in the Produce Aisle
By Deborah Greene
I was in Whole Foods when learned of my father's suicide. Going grocery shopping has never been the same.
‘Daddy, Daddy, Where Are You?’
By Lisa Paterson
After 9/11 my son asked for his father dozens of times a day, everyday — for nine years.
Grief Revisted: Election 2016 Post-Mortem
The loss I've been feeling this week is real. Same goes for yours.
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