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My Childhood’s Signature Scent
By Elise Seyfried
The smell of tobacco brings my late father — and his favorite vice — back into my airspace.
Trying to Get Pregnant After the Death of a Child
By Chanel Brenner
After losing my six-year-old son, I was determined to give my youngest child another sibling.
The Sitcom Widow
By Alison Lowenstein
Sizing myself up to DJ Tanner, Carol Brady and Nancy Botwin
By Emily Page Hatch
There was something about my first days as a mother that reminded me of my final moments with my own mother. Neither my newborn nor my mother could talk back. But could they understand me?
Leaning In, My Way
By Shannon Sarna
I dove into back into work after my daughter was born. As a motherless mother, I soon realized I'd made the wrong choice.
Back in the Saddle Again
By Randi Olin
My teenaged son stored his bike after a friend's fatal riding accident. One year on, I still wanted to hold onto him tight but was also ready for him to move forward.
On the Road
By Elea Acheson
After my 6-year-old son died, I was determined to grieve on my own terms. So I sold all my belongings and set off on my bicycle.
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