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Grieving a Sibling

The New Normal: Navigating Life After Harris' Death

Stephanie Wittels Wachs | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Wittels Wachs

I am supposed to be your sister for the duration of our lives. I am not supposed to tell funny stories about when we were kids at your funeral. I am not supposed to sit on the cold ground, peering into a giant hole at a casket we chose for you out of a brochure. On February 19, 2015, our worst-case scenario became a reality.

Why I've Kept My Brother's Jacket For Over 20 Years

Linda K. Wertheimer | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda K. Wertheimer

In the early years of mourning, wearing my brother's jacket gave me some comfort. It was as if he were with me. More than 25 years have passed since my brother's death. Now, the jacket serves mostly as a trigger of memory.

The Ghost In Me

Julie Gray | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Gray

I have learned life's most painful and most precious lesson. Would life be the raucous, laughable, painful, unspeakably beautiful ride that it is without knowing that it can end with one nightmarish phone call?