There’s no single way through sorrow. But Louise Thayer helps us clear a path—and lead others, too.
Men grieve their fathers on their own terms, but similarities can be found.
Grief is a deeply personal process. Common clichés do more harm than good. How to help men grieve. Many people have not lost someone close. They haven’t experienced grief, so they say things that make men who are grieving feel worse. They make us not want to share anything with them. What we need is […]
When David Flannigan lost his son to AIDS, he decided to honor him, one mile at a time.
Maybe I gasped, maybe I cursed. I don’t remember. But I do remember looking at my infant son’s face as I felt life and death slam together in a disorienting collision.
After the loss, where do you sit? How do you fill the empty space?
Ariel Gordon shares some insights from her work in mental health care.
Adam Crawford’s daughter passed away when she was nine months old. This is what he’s learned about moving forward, as a father and as a man, after an unspeakable tragedy.
Matt Mikalatos found a touching note written from a daughter to a father. As a father himself, this is his response…
Laura Foley’s poem works to come to terms with loss by juxtaposing the language of dreams with one stark, unforgettable image.
Not every relationship ends with happily ever after. But not every break up needs to break your heart either.
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?
It’s not entirely clear who haunts Philip Clark’s coming-of-age poem more—the dead or the living.
Mary Windecker’s husband died during a diving trip in 1994, devastating her family. But a surprising discovery seventeen years later forced her to revisit her pain and loss in ways she hadn’t expected.