A Letter to My Father as I Race to His Deathbed

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Karen Jones revisits her grief to talk about why she helps women with relationships.

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“Elspeth Howell was a sinner.” By James Scott

I Ran with the Bulls. I Ran with Death. I Ran Towards Life

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What it feels like to run with the bulls. And how it made me a better man.

Losing My Parents Made Me a Better Father

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Tor Constantino shares 4 insights, drawn from the depths of loss, for happier, healthier parenting.

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Von Thompson brings out the horrors and human costs of World War II’s Pacific Theater.

Mourning His First Love, a Dad Says Good Bye to His Baby Brother

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It was not a romantic love, but was one that was supposed to last a lifetime. David Stanley writes of the pain of having to say goodbye.

5 Unexpected Lessons About Grief From the Deaths of My Parents

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Tor Constantino shares insights learned about grief while coping with the loss of his parents.

Discussions About Death; It’s an Act of Kindness

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Meditating on our own death might seem morbid, but it is responsible and loving.

Three Days and Four Choices

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Jason Pockrandt tells the story of how he lost his father at 17.

How Not To Get Mad At Your Wife

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It took a near tragic event for Steven Lake to appreciate that his wife would not be around forever, and getting angry at her was no longer possible.

Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say

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Carl Bosch is just looking for a little honesty. And sometimes he finds it.

The Simple Message That Brought a Middle School Class to Tears

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Former pro wrestler turned anti-bullying crusader Marc Mero puts to rest once and for all the idea that men don’t have emotions.

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David Bublitz recalls a letter from his soldier father and what the night sky brought him.

From Bouncer to Buddhist—a Journey Towards Peace

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Ty Phillips didn’t think twice about violence, until he started thinking seriously about it. Then everything changed.

The Nightmare of Suicide — Six Things You Need to Know

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Loss from suicide is a persistent grief. The good news is that you will survive the pain. Here are six things you need to know, from a man who lost his friend who also happens to be a cop.

Seven Things to Keep in Mind While Caring for a Dying Parent

Seven Things You Need to Know About Caring for a Dying Parent

James Delles remembers what it was like to care for his father in his last days and offers a few tips about what anyone assuming the caregiver role for a parent really needs to know about death and dying.