Candid conversation about grief. Beginners welcome.
The Rules of Grief Do Not Apply
By Juliet Simmons
My father died during the Covid-19 lockdown in London. The absence of support felt so surreal that I wondered if I could pretend his death never really happened.
What a Pandemic Funeral Taught Me About Family
By Raj Tawney
I spent years distancing myself from relatives. When my uncle died, I found something that had been deeply missing in my quarantined life.
Things I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You About Your Funeral
By Caitlin Bitzegaio
From a TV anchor mourner to a dive bar 'post-party,' you really would've loved it.
Mom’s Minivan: A Cartoon
By Paige Smith-Hogan
My childhood minivan was layers of disgusting. It was also a place where I spent a ton of time with my mom when she was alive. This is the story of both of those things.
I Came Out to My Family While Planning My Mother’s Funeral
By Saeed Jones
Reeling in brand-new grief, I felt more like my true self than ever before.
How To Bury a War
By Merissa Nathan Gerson
It begins at a New Jersey diner, and ends as the last Holocaust survivor in our family was lowered into the ground.
The ‘Funeral Clothes Project’
By Spencer Merolla
How (and why) I'm turning old funeral frocks into fine art.
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.
Not Set in Stone
By Kate Bigam
It’s been 10 years since my boyfriend died, but his grave bears no headstone with his name on it. He deserves better.
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).
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