I’m Not the Only One

Everyone has a story. POPS (Pain of the Prison System) is my story.

Forever and Ever: Losing My Husband at 24

“If it turns out that this is incurable, would you marry me?” is not your traditional marriage proposal, but then again, Andy and I haven’t lived traditional lives.

What It’s Like When Someone You Loved Becomes Someone You Used To Know

Appreciating the role your ex played in your past is vital in order to let them go and move forward.

Tending the Gaps

Lynn Marie Houston reveals how deeply a man’s sense of loss can cut, even when viewed from a distance.

A Tribute to Man’s Best Friend

Brian Whitney reflects on love, loss, and the twists and turns of life on the passing of his pet.

Engraved in My Memory

A heart touching reflection by Grecia Jara on losing a parent.

How I Stayed After Being Cheated On

We have a choice before us. One on hand, is everything we’ve ever known and loved, and on the other, an unknown and dark future. What would you choose?

GMP Dad’s Workshop— How to Handle Miscarriages When You are the Dad

Miscarriages happen all the time and they are awful. Dads often stand back feeling powerless, but this can make it a lot worse. Here are four things we can do to support ourselves and our partners through the devastation of miscarriages.

Killian Owen: A Light in the Shadow of Cancer

How far would you go to ensure your son’s memory lives on? One mother’s act of kindness is saving lives following her son’s untimely death.

My Narcissus

Kris Bigalk uses the Narcissus myth to comment on loss and love’s persistence.

The Doorway to Love Is a Broken Heart

I dare you to let the hammer of love smash open your heart.

When Friends Die: The Clarity and Confusion of Grief

Jeff Goins dives into the deep well of grief and tries to come up with answers.

A Dad Mourns the Loss of Reason in America’s Gun Culture

Matt Sweetwood won a landmark Supreme Court case regarding gun rights. He recently wrote a 6-point plan to curtail gun violence. Much to his frustration, he found that neither side on the issue wanted to listen. He tries again.

How to Walk Through the Darkness of Grief

There’s no single way through sorrow. But Louise Thayer helps us clear a path—and lead others, too.

Understanding How You Move Through the Five Stages of Grief

Counselor Carl explains how the five stages of grief overlap and repeat.

Why Did God Take My Baby? Dealing With Life’s Most Devastating Loss

The sky was crying. It was an unusually misty day in Joplin, Missouri, as they laid my Angel in her grave. A friend dropped a single red rose on top of the half-sized casket. It was done. My baby was gone.