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Loss of Child

Life Goes On: A New Journey Begins

MaryBeth Cichocki | Posted 02.01.2017 | Parents
MaryBeth Cichocki

When Matt was alive, I was too busy to think of anything other than his addiction. Saving him was my addiction. His death has pushed me into detox and now I'm trying to save myself. To feel needed and useful like I did when all my energy flowed toward his recovery. So here I am, the left behind trying to find a new path in life.

The Sunday Series (93), With Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 01.18.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

The Sunday Series (93): #livelifelikeclaire For nearly everyone there is a light which emanates from their soul. For Claire Marie Wagonhurst, the c...

When the Unthinkable Happens: A Q&A with Anna Whiston-Donaldson Author of the New York Times Best Seller, Rare Bird

Kathy Radigan | Posted 09.10.2016 | Home
Kathy Radigan

Anna seemed like the same type of hands-on, ever-present mom that I strive to be. She's happily married and our children are around the same ages. This was a little too close for comfort. If an accident could happen to her son, well I didn't want to finish that thought. This wasn't going to be a light read. What did I get myself into?

The Things We Leave Behind

Christine Organ | Posted 06.07.2015 | Parents
Christine Organ

The plant may have been a memorial to our pain and grief, but over time, it came to symbolize our strength and resilience. Despite our pain, or maybe because of it, Matt and I grew infinitely closer as a couple during that time.

Three Is The Magic Number

Lauren Stevens | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Lauren Stevens

The doctor left the room, and I went in to use the bathroom, the sound of the woman in the adjoining room's healthy baby's heartbeat echoing off the cold tile.

Grief and How to Push Through

Heidi Legg | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Heidi Legg

Sukey, to me, is a testament that those who grieve and experience great loss, but work to swim through it, are lit from within.

Grief complicated by the loss of a best friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, My best friend and I had a major falling out 4½ years ago shortly after the death of my two-year-old son. At the time I was so...