The Enormity of My Loss: A Letter to My Dead Father

A son grapples with his father’s death.

A Salute to My Dad, An American Hero

A grateful daughter reconciles with her memories of her dad’s military career.

Richard Yates: A Love Letter

Passionate about literature, Thomas Stewart pens his thoughts to his favorite writer.

Call for Submissions: Are You a Male Caregiver?

Traditionally thought of as a role women naturally step into, more men are caring for loved ones when they are sick.

How Angelina Jolie Caused an Increase in Breast Cancer Surgeries for Men

The number of men having preventive mastectomies has skyrocketed, too.

End Game: Life in Simulation

When a video game mirrors the struggle of a young girl and her dying father, she thanks the creators in a beautiful, unexpected way.

When We Struggle, It’s OK for Men to be Fragile

While others around me struggle, I’m struck with an uncomfortable sense of my own fragility.

I See Humans, But No Humanity

How can you fight something that you don’t understand or recognize?

Acknowledging Our Grief Anniversaries

In the wake of losing a loved one, everything in your life becomes a potential surprise memorial … These seemingly incessant reminders force you once again to observe the loss anew.

Comment of the Day: ‘Grief does not have to be a sad moment’

It’s ok to remember and smile.

20 Things I Wish More People Understood About Losing a Parent as a Kid

Please don’t tell us to “get over it.”

You Can Have Joy Again After Grief and Loss

This story could be the catalyst for your second chance.

How to Spit in the Grim Reaper’s Face

5 Ways to think about death that aren’t scary at all.

Sirens, a Song that Leads Men to Their Graves

How ironic – to die in a living room.

Resetting Your Life Compass After Grief and Loss

Losing a loved one can make you feel as though you too are lost. But you can find your way again.

Comment of the Day: ‘Suicide opens a door that nobody really wants to step through.’

We, as a society, have to be able to talk about suicide and the stigma that surrounds it.