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GRIEF BACON: That Time I Smelled Like Booze and Old Cake
By Leslie Gray Streeter
After my husband's sudden death, I ate, drank and sobbed my way through entirely unstable territory.
Saving the Date for a Wedding That Will Never Take Place
By Gabrielle Brazeau
I was supposed to be married on November 9, but tragedy stopped this self-proclaimed ‘Bridezilla’ in her tracks.
Mom’s Memory Was My ‘Something Blue’
By Marisa Renee Lee
How I incorporated my late mother into my wedding celebration. Plus, great tips for memorializing a loved one at your nuptials.
This Funeral Changed How I Feel About Weddings
By Elizabeth Felicetti
Many clergy will admit they would rather perform a funeral than a wedding. I used to be one of them.
A Miscarriage Saved My Marriage
By Courtney Maum
I didn’t wish for this loss. But it happened, and brought uncommon gifts.
My Father’s Death Reminded Me I Married a Good Man
By Jo Piazza
My dad, on the other hand, was a cherished friend and a terrible husband.
9 Funerals and a Wedding
By Kelly Haramis
We had so much fun watching our wedding video, until we realized that so many of the people who toasted us that day are dead.
Thanksgiving After Jack
By Anna Whiston-Donaldson
A few weeks before Thanksgiving, my 12-year-old son went out to play in the rain and never came home. That year, everything about the holiday just felt wrong.
Saying I Do, and Saying Farewell
By Niva Dorell Smith
Eleven days after marrying the love of my life, I stared at his lifeless body and said goodbye.
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