Over the course of five years, I lost two grandmothers, two aunts, a cousin and both of my parents and nothing could have prepared me for the parameters of loss.
In Katharine Smyth’s new memoir, Virginia Woolf provides a comfort and a structure for unconventional mourning.
As a bereaved parent, I hate the terms “moving on” and “healing.”
"It doesn’t matter to me when his heart technically beat for the last time; he died in pieces over a two-year stretch."
Her late husband’s family actually brought it up.
You can't "remind" someone of their pain, she points out.
It is choosing to be a family even though it is not easy.
It's National Widows Day, so here's what I really want.
The authors of There Is No Good Card for This: What to Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love explain how to help someone you care about deal with a major illness, death, divorce or some other terrible, unexpected event.
Constant headlines in conjunction to our busyness numb many of us to the thousands and thousands of people who perish each
It’s the first Christmas since my husband and I decided to divorce, and my fear of renewed grief weighed on me.