grief

Most of all, be proactively there and present for your friend.

6 Things To Do For A Family After The Loss Of A Baby

*/ /*-->*/ Watching a friend or loved one go through the heartache of losing a child can be a horribly painful thing to do. If you yourself have Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   01.9.17   |   SHARE
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Be there for your friend, but be very careful what you say.

6 Things You Should Never Say To A Mother After A Miscarriage

Whether this is news to you, seemingly irrelevant to you, or deeply personal to your experience, this truth remains that statistically speaking, one Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   12.29.16   |   SHARE
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Image Credit: Kate Williams via Unsplash

Post-Election Care: What To Do After You’ve Lost Your Faith In Humanity

The bottle of champagne I had chilled and ready to pop in celebration sits untouched. My 21-year-old daughter sits near me, solemn. She has lost hope. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.9.16   |   SHARE
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Aaron. Image: author.

The Police Shot And Killed My Friend Aaron

The only people who paid the price for Aaron's death were his family and friends. This must stop. Police should never be above the law they have Read...
Carrie Saum    |   08.10.16   |   SHARE
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Support your local brick-and-mortar bookstore! Image: Jody Amable.

A Grown-A** Woman Reads Harry Potter: The Magic of Death 

So far, Deathly Hallows is, to me, about the divide between the living, the dead, and the living who have seen death. Harry and I are part Read...
Jody Amable    |   07.15.16   |   SHARE
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There are so many of us who look at blood-drenched underwear and see nothing but hurt. Image: Thinkstock.

A Love Letter To Those Whose Periods Make Them Cry

[CN: pregnancy, miscarriage] Plenty of period-positive activists point out that the beauty of menstrual blood is that it’s the only blood that doesn’ Read...
Sian Ferguson    |   05.27.16   |   SHARE
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What’s in a name? I don’t really know. Sometimes nothing. Sometimes everything. Image: NBC.

David Sedaris Named The Baby I Miscarried

It wasn’t the name I would have picked — not originally, at least — but as days turned into weeks, it grew on me. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   04.19.16   |   SHARE
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