grieving

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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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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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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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
Families
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
Families
Social media notoriously gives its users the opportunity to present their lives as perfect and conflict-free. Image: Thinkstock.

My Friend's Instagram Post About Her Miscarriage Changed How I See Social Media

I scrolled through my Instagram feed to catch a photo of a friend’s first tattoo. It was an abstract design that paid homage to her wedding venue, a Read...
Christine Stoddard    |   08.8.16   |   SHARE
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Television can actually save your life. Image: Thinkstock.

Netflix Marathons Can Save Your Life: Specific Shows To Watch For Specific Horrible Life Events

Sometimes I imagine what life would be like if I had lived back before glasses and contacts were invented and I couldn’t see anything and just had to Read...
Emily McCombs    |   07.7.16   |   SHARE
Culture
What if we regret it? Now we’re worried. Image: Thinkstock.

Regret Is Inevitable (And That's OK)

Most people view regret as a sign of personal failure. As a sign that they have made some sort of error. The more serious they believe that error to Read...
Maria Cook    |   07.7.16   |   SHARE
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