The Sun Still Rises: Surviving and Thriving After Grief and Loss

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When all seems lost, keep pushing forward.

What I Learned From My Son After the Death of Our Dog

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Kari Wagner-Peck had trouble explaining the death of their beloved dog to her son, until she realized her boy had a lot to teach her, too.

All the Men Went

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In this remembrance of a grandfather, Charles Bane Jr. writes of coal mines and light, death and the sublime.

What Looks Like Pain But Feels Like Hope

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Justin Ricklefs found himself in a Walmart parking lot, crying. Only then did he start to live.

6 Reasons the Right Person For You Should Always Make You Nervous

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When we find someone who always manages to make us nervous, it’s a clear sign we find keeping him or her around extremely important.

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.

Reflections of a Mental Health Care Intern

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Ariel Gordon shares some insights from her work in mental health care.

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.

Three Days and Four Choices

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

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.

6 Things You Realize and Regret When You Let That Someone Special Go

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Only once you understand how good you once had it will you understand how bad you have it now, and only then will you be capable of turning your life around and turning it in the right direction.

My Life in Review: The People Who Changed Me

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As the calendar moves forward, Matthew Rozsa looks back at 6 life-changing relationships he’s had and lost.

5 Things I Wish I Told My Father Before He Died

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Kathy Vitale Michel shares her pain of losing her father, and comes across a few words she lost at the time of his sickness.

100 Words on Love: The Christmases I Lost

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I lost a few Christmases. They went and they loped off like a spooked deer.

How To Protect Your Privacy During Divorce

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Celebrities are not the only ones who experience invasion of privacy when a marriage ends. Attorney Bruce Provda has some tips on keeping your personal privacy intact through a divorce. Answers for Nosy Neighbors…or Friends…or Family News of your divorce will spread quickly through the workplace, church and community. You can expect to be asked […]

6 Ways to Let Go of Someone You Never Thought You’d Say Goodbye To

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Letting go of someone who meant so much to you, who changed the person you are in a drastic way, is incredibly difficult — there’s no way of sugarcoating it; it sucks. Letting that person go, however, is possible.