Social distancing means my family can't comfort each other or mourn together and it feels like we're being robbed of closure.
Tess and I often spoke about going to Iceland. But cancer intervened.
Grief can feel overwhelming, with its waves of pain and yearning, but most people find a thing or two that help to ease its grip. We asked some young bereaved people what that thing is for them.
I was in such a pained state that I wanted people—even strangers—to stop and pay attention.
After my dad died, my mom worried about being alone. Her unexpected new hobby showed me how far we’ve come.
I want people to be able to talk about their loss, but seeing these posts opens up a wound for me.
There's no standard “Grief Etiquette 101” manual, but if you don’t want to sound like a generic sympathy card or risk being presumptuous about what this friend's emotional needs are—here are some words that could help.
Since Jamie died, I’ve tried to protect myself by limiting my exposure to others’ happy life events.
The film's three bereaved leading women pay off the $2 million debt left by their career-criminal husbands while masterfully dealing with race and class along the way.