The Agony of Seeing Miscarriage Stories Shared Online
I want people to be able to talk about their loss, but seeing these posts opens up a wound for me.
A Therapist’s Script for Helping a Friend Grieve a Parent
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.
Experiencing Loss Can Make Celebrating Other People’s Joy Incredibly Painful
Since Jamie died, I’ve tried to protect myself by limiting my exposure to others’ happy life events.
BFI London Film Festival 2018
Steve McQueen's 'Widows' Is a Tale of Grief Told with Tons of Guns
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.
What Can I Do to Process My Dad's Death?
This week in the Coping newsletter: Dealing with loss.
7 Books to Guide You Through Grief and Loss
Whether you're mourning the death of a loved one or just dealing with the despair of everyday life, these titles will help you heal.
The Privacy and Perception Issue
Searching for Traces of My Late Father Online
My father was murdered years before the Internet existed as we know it. But I still search for traces of him there.
What I Learned From Being Blind-Sided By a Family Member's Suicide
“I know time will help me feel better about my situation,” he texted me, only hours before he killed himself.
We Asked a Therapist Why We Grieve Celebrities Like We Knew Them
The grief for a celebrity once they’re gone might take up more emotional space than the feelings we had about them when they were alive.
Saro's "Sky Doesn't Blue" Visual Is a Stark, Dark Pop Reckoning with Loss
The rising LA singer takes on the demons of a friend's suicide in the first of a video series from his 'Boy Afraid' EP.
This Is How People Use Weed to Deal With Grief
The role marijuana can play in processing and healing from loss.
Mourning a Dog Can Be Harder Than Mourning a Person
"Many studies show our relationships with dogs can be even more satisfying than our human relationships."
Frank T. McAndrew