grief

It didn’t always look like a clear path while I was in it.

Trusting Life Amid Pain And Confusion

Nothing is ever a mistake. Read...
Jonathan Hermida of The Good Men Project    |   06.5.17   |   SHARE
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Find Your Secret Heart Place: A Guide To Surviving Difficult Times

It did not solve all of my problems. It did not make the reality of this deep hurt go away. But it did make me feel more like myself, which I'd begun Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   05.31.17   |   SHARE
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"I have a lifetime of momless moments ahead of me, but I’ve prepared for those since her death. What I hadn’t prepared for was that I’d have to celebrate one of those milestones on a day that I typically spend in mourning."

My Graduation Is On Mother’s Day, But My Mom Won’t Be There

I have a lifetime of momless moments ahead of me, but I’ve prepared for those since her death. What I hadn’t prepared for was that I’d have to Read...
Alaina Leary    |   05.3.17   |   SHARE
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Addicted To Nostalgia: Vintage Estate Sales, My Mother, And Me

From a distance, a vintage girl can seem charming and lovably odd until you realize that she literally comes with a ton of baggage. Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   04.25.17   |   SHARE
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There will come a day when you don’t get sick thinking about her.

Ask Erin: Help! I Can’t Let Go Of My Ex

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   04.7.17   |   SHARE
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This is the beginning of what will be an incandescent affair between a son and his mother.

Frozen: Stuck In Time After The Birth Of A Stillborn Baby

Have you ever googled “baby ashes urn”? Has that ever been the highlight of your day? Have you gotten a renewed energy with this type of shopping Read...
Kate Suddes    |   03.10.17   |   SHARE
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Love for a child never goes away.

'The First Thing Was I Felt Remembered:' LOVE Bracelets For Grieving Parents

The original meaning of the LOVE bracelet, for me, was that my love for my son would never go away. It just was in a different form now. The physical Read...
Erica Landis    |   03.7.17   |   SHARE
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It’s been ten years, and I’m still reckoning with his death

Reckoning With Grief In The Wake Of A Suicide

Death, we know because it’s drilled into us from an early age, is a natural part of life. We’re gently assured that the best and worst of us pass Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   02.20.17   |   SHARE
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