The Son of a Funeral-Planner Explores His Dad’s Grieving Process

Jesse grew up observing grief. He learned the most about it from his dad, a man who seemed not to express much at all. Here is how.

Her Son Brought Light After the Darkness of Loss

She’d lost two of the men in her life, and the prospect of raising a son terrified her. Until he opened her heart to joy.

It’s OK to Grieve

“Good grief” isn’t an oxymoron. It can bring you a whole new perspective.

The Opposite of Anguish

Everything is transient, even death. It never happens like this, yet it always does.

How Do We Grieve as Men Today?

Chris Davies lost a man who made a difference in his life. Here’s how he honored him.

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.

The Most Important Lessons I Learned From My Dad

Some lessons stick with us long after someone is gone.

A Sister’s Death, A Brother’s Pain

Pain from death is an open wound that constantly bleeds.

You Were Not the Father I Always Wanted … or so I Thought

A daughter finds love and forgiveness for the man she tried to “hate away.”

A Man, His Dog, and Their Unbreakable Relationship

When John Pointer shared his grief over losing his dog Benny, little did he realize how powerful his words would resonate around the world.

6 Ways I’ve Learned To Cope With Life Stuff

His mother committed suicide, he had a mental breakdown, and he still struggles with extreme anxiety. But he’s turning his experience into a tool to help other men.

How to Prevail Over The Paralyzing Post-Divorce Failure Emotional Cocktail

Divorce has hit and in the aftermath, leaves a feeling all its own. How do you get out of it? Bill Douglas has some ideas.

How to Cope and Heal After Someone You Love Dies

You know how you lived in the before—but how do you live in the after?