Tor Constantino shares insights learned about grief while coping with the loss of his parents.
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.
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.
Randall Horton reflects on his own experiences with grief, and wonders why being a man is to be sentenced to a life bereft of emotional support?
Michael Carley shares his hardest conversation ever, explaining loss of a loved one to a young child.
When Edward Severy’s father died, there were dozens of people at the funeral he had never met. They all acted like his father had never made a mistake. “Maybe I just knew a different man”, thought Edward.
The Patriot Guard Riders rallied at the funeral of a child to protect his family from the protests of the Westboro Baptist Church.
“Quinn has booked a flight to Connemara, County Galway. But first, this funeral. This director. What is her name?” By Joey DeFrancesco
“A tree doesn’t rid itself of its rings.” Brandon Ferdig is shaken by the death of his grandmother, and chooses to remember how her life connected with his.
“Toward the end of the visiting hours, a woman who nobody seemed to know walked into the memorial service. She looked at me and said, You must be his son. She said, He left his mark on you.” By Michael Kimball
Josh Bowman takes a moment to remember some of the things he learned from his wonderful Zayde on the ten-year anniversary of his passing.
Jackie Summers asks us to ignore, for a moment, the fact that threatening the life of a president is treason.
How do you make a relationship thrive? Lizzy Tran gives us 5 new ways to be successful in your love.
What are the long-term effects of discouraging caring relationships among boys?
Machiavelli’s cardinal achievement — uncovering an insoluble dilemma. A permanent question mark in the path of posterity.
Watch what convicts have to say to new inmates about sexual abuse. Shocking ?
It’s right in front of us on an international level. When is enough, enough?
Matthew Rozsa discusses the three pet peeves that bug him the most. Someone has to do it, right?
Irritation is the way of all flesh. The question is, if you’re going to be annoyed for all of eternity, who do you want to be doing the annoying?
What does it take to quit something that you know is bad for you, but has become part of you?
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It can also be the hardest but Heather Gray shows you how.
Success rises from the battleground, not the playground.
Raoul Wieland takes a long, hard look at failure’s negative associations and how they hinder success.
What You Need to Know Before Your Child Gets a Smartphone
Emotional healing expert Amy Scher offers advice how to handle teasing from your significant other.
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
Alexis Meads takes on the big question: Why do some relationships make it while others fail?
A one-off transaction is much too expensive for a business, writes Ken Goldstein. You want customers for life. Here’s how to lose a customer forever.
Most men spend 40 hours plus at some form of work. Why let those hours ruin the rest of your life?
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.