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By Modern Loss
Published on January 29, 2018
The Bread I Still Can’t Bear To Bake
By Lisa Kolb in
Some people say grief is bitter, but I say it is nutty whole-wheat flavored, slightly sweet with molasses.
ASK MODERN LOSS: Do My Kids Need a New Male Role Model?
By Meg Tansey in Advice, How To
A single mom by choice asks our advice columnist what to do now that her brother and father are gone.
What I Tell My Kids About Their Brother Who Died Before They Were Born
By Michelle DuBarry in My Loss, Personal Essays
What I tell my kids about their brother who died before they were born.
Does Moving Away Mitigate Grief?
By Melanie Takefman in My Loss, Personal Essays, Slider
Thousands of miles now separate me from the landmarks of my memories with Dad. Here's what the distance has changed — and what it hasn't.
My Wedding Gown’s Last Dance
By Lucy Kalanithi in My Loss, Personal Essays
In an excerpt from the new Modern Loss book, Lucy Kalanithi, the widow of "When Breath Becomes Air" memoirist Paul Kalanithi, describes leaving her bridal gown behind — in the most unconventional of settings.
The Billy Joel Concert That Saved Me
By Ruth Tepler Roth in My Loss, Personal Essays, Slider
By taking me to that show, what remained of my family in the aftermath of my son’s suicide was telling me, ‘Please come back to us. We still need you.’
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