The 1950’s Man In Me: Part 2


Sometimes talking about our emotions isn’t all we think it’s cracked up to be.

Most of What is Written is Simply Grief


This poem from Todd Davis is a prime example of the power of the unspoken, the understated.

Unhelpful Things People Say When You Have Lost a Loved One


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.

Men Grieving Badly


Randall Horton discusses violence as a part of men’s grief.

Of Tears and Testosterone: Reflections on the Manliness of Grief


Traditional American masculinity did little to help Miller Williams handle his profound grief. Here’s a glimpse into his process, and the experience that brought him to it.

I’ll Tell Your Brother Years From Now


Loss and longing permeate this offering from Bryan Borland, an intensely lyrical, deeply imagistic remembrance of a departed brother.

Her Last Breath: Husbands and Their Wives’ Deaths


Rev. Neil O’Farrell thinks about husbands and their wives’ deaths.

Fun Dads, Loss, and ‘Saving Mr. Banks’


Like Mary Poppins’ creator, writer Kip Robisch lost his ‘fun dad’ early.

A Father, a Son, a Goodbye: Why Being Strong Should Not Mean Being Distant


How can a son say goodbye to a father he never connected with?

Building My Father’s Coffin

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John Manchester was dreading the fulfillment of his father’s last wish: that his children build him a coffin. In the end, he discovered that working alongside his son and other family members was the perfect therapy.

The Good Men Playlist: Remembering 9/11

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James Stafford remembers the World Trade Center attack and its aftermath with a playlist.

Battling Through Death and Grief


Nathan Daniels tells his story of experiencing multiple deaths in his family and shares ways to ease the grieving process.

A Place To Rest, Create and Call My Own


Realizing that a place to grieve was critical to his healing, Ashton D’Silva Marcon turned to his new space.

Seeing Your Family Home


How one man responds to a grave situation can epitomize the enormity of his love

Fighting for the Memory of our Ancestors

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How Josh Magill learned there was more to the memory of his grandfather than what he looked like.

Mother’s Day Without Mom

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Martin Spinelli, bestselling author of After the Crash, shares 7 bits of wisdom for celebrating Mother’s Day and living every other day after Mom has passed on