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The End of My Self-Pity Party
By Michael Cohen
Life with my partner felt like finally being invited to the ball. Since his death, I've spent too long insistent on feeling devalued.
Don’t Make Them Eat Cake
By Ruby Dutcher
Endless comfort food can be the opposite of comforting to someone dealing with loss. Here are 5 gifts to show you care –without the added sugar.
Cleaning a Home after Loss with Avoidance and Humor
By Rebecca Soffer
After my mother died, I could barely bring myself to go through her belongings. Here's how I got through it.
Close to the Clouds
By Sarah Kilch Gaffney
My husband's ashes in tow, I summited the mountain we'd loved to bring him 'home'. I found my own solace there, amongst the trees and solid rock.
‘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.
Guess Who’s (Not) Coming to Dinner?
By Rebecca Shaloff
A menu of six ways to navigate the social chit chat minefield while living with loss.
Star Wars Episode Infinity: The Force of Grief
By Esther D. Kustanowitz
The 'Machete Order' suggests watching the original episodes with flashback scenes from the prequels inserted throughout. Sounds a lot like my personal loss narrative.
By Gail Dosik
Word to the wise: a modern house of mourning requires copious amounts of chocolate. Bake these cookies the next time you need to show your love.
Funeral Planning: What You Need To Know
By Modern Loss
Modern Loss' tips for an event you never wanted to plan or pay for (but may need to).
Talking Loss at Work
By Meg Tansey
A primer on talking about death in the workplace (fun!), and what to do when you're battling your siblings over the estate.
How To: Acknowledge a Sympathy Note
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?
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