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After Dad’s Death, Around the World or Back to School?
By Meg Tansey
A young woman mourning her father wonders whether she should finish college — despite major financial hurdles — or travel to clear her head. Our advice guru weighs in.
When the Grief-Stricken Has Special Needs
In the latest installment of "Ask Modern Loss," a hospice volunteer wonders how best to help a man with Down Syndrome process the impending death of his mother.
Resenting My Mother-in-Law — Even More Than Usual
After losing her mom to cancer, one reader finds it harder to contend with her difficult mother-in-law. Our advice guru explains how to keep the peace.
The Lucy Van Pelt of Loss
By Donna Schwartz
Here's how I became the go-to person for guiding friends through grief.
You Can’t Pick Your Relatives
What's the deal with relatives who never acknowledged my loss? How can I mindfully break up with a grieving girlfriend? Meg chimes in.
The Looming 365
What to do on that dreaded first death anniversary? Can a terminally ill man prepare his wife for life without him? Sound advice from Meg.
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
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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