Loss

When Someday Gets Here
I used to believe depression was code for “weak,” and that criers were wimpy losers. I had heard of people…
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When a Partner Grieves: The Moment of Truth
“Your life is about to fall apart, you’re going to get divorced, and things will never be the same,” is…
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Everything’s Going to be Okay
“I’m struggling today,” she said. Her kids are 500 miles away. The mandatory waiting period for her state to finalize…
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18 Months: A Post-Divorce Milestone
I panicked when I lost my family. You freak because those you love are gone. You freak because you feel…
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The Godsmack
He gets this look on his face sometimes. My son who is nearly six. It looks almost like panic. I…
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The Greatest Generation
After my parents came back to the house to tell me which one of them I was going to live…
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The Almost Stepdad
One of my best friends just lost two children. Two little boys. The oldest, 5, and his younger brother, 3.…
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