7 Ways to Help (and Not Impair) the Grieving After a Tragedy

What we say to each other during tragedy can have an impact–good or ill–for years.

My Father Wanted His Memorial Service at the Tavern

After a lifetime of avoiding his family, she realized he made his home behind the bar.

An Open Letter to Celine Dion about Her Loss

Lessons learned from his own loss offer a message of hope and assurance.

The Unpredictability of Grief (Or Why I Can’t Let Go of My Bowie Bereavement)

What is it about the death of a rock star like David Bowie that affects us so deeply?

A Letter to David Bowie

The man who became an icon has died. As the icon he became lives on in the hearts of his fans, one fan in particular, B.K.Mullen writes a letter.

A Dad Mourns the Loss of His Childhood Idol

John White reflects on Bill Cosby. How he felt about him then, and how he feels about him now.

Dads Mourn the Passing of Natalie Cole

Not only did we lose an incredible artist, we lost one who put an unprecedented spotlight on the special bond of fathers and daughters.

5 Things Having a Creative Husband Has Taught Me

To hell with the stereotypical husband. Artistic ones have so much to teach us.

Gay Widowers in Florida Seek Accurate Death Certificates for Deceased Spouses

Many of those gay widowers mourning the loss of their spouse are forced to confront discrimination even in death.

He is Forever our Husband, Father, Cousin, Friend, and More

“I’m angry with a dead man, and I just don’t see the point of that.”

Sharing Faith: How I Found Healing at a Funeral

Being present for others during their time of need can lessen your own pain

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘My Friend Just Died. I Don’t Know What to Do’

One man on Reddit responded with a life lesson we all need to hear.