Unhelpful Things People Say When You Have Lost a Loved One

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While it’s true that no words are adequate for someone who has lost the love of his life, here are some phrases you want to avoid.

An Open Letter to My Grandfather

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His grandfather gifted him a legacy, taught him to love story, and to live a life without regrets, now he has to say “thank you” and “goodbye.”

Four Myths About Grief and Loss

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What “everyone” tells you about surviving the grief of losing a loved one may not be true for you. And that’s OK.

Lessons I Learned from My Wife’s Dying

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Shawn Doyle doesn’t want you to have to experience the death of a loved one to learn some of the most important lessons about living.

Marriage Before, During and After a Heart Attack

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Frank Mundo’s near-death experience saw no angels or ancestors with pleasant messages and gifts.

Dear John: Lost Cats and Lecherous Cads

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Did my neighbor steal my cat? Why do older men hit on younger women? Dear John answers these and more tough questions this week.