By Deborah Harkins
Charlotte Frank and Christine Millen belong to the first generation of women who achieved widespread success...
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With the economy still not recovered, federally funded social service agencies and hospital and hospice-based bereavement groups for widows are becoming an endangered species.
Too much has been said about death and Syria, and so I wanted to focus on life and Syria, and those who have seen it all and understand it best, like my grandmother.
You matter. Your children may be the center of your universe, but it doesn't mean that you have to disappear to give them everything they need.
Reinventing a future after widowhood, illness, forced retirement or divorce is both challenging and potentially invigorating. It helps to have techniques and principles to guide.
I remember the moment I truly understood my mother, a woman I couldn't understand for the life of me ... I saw her loneliness that day. I saw it because, for the first time, I felt glimmers of it in my own life.
In 2005 Cherie Blair launched International Widows Day at the House of Lords in London, and this important humanitarian conversation has continued to capture the interest of governments worldwide.
Have you heard about the latest survey of single people? It is based on a nationally-representative sample of more than 5,000 Americans, ages 21 to 65...
Some books are plot driven and some are character driven. Denise Hildreth's latest novel Hurricanes in Paradise is definitely character driven.
The report also makes it clear that some of the 1,000+ laws identified "may not directly create benefits, rights, or privileges" for married people.
UNITED NATIONS — At least 245 million women around the world have been widowed and more than 115 million of them live in devastating poverty, ac...
No one personifies the concept of thought leader and global citizen more than the Washington, D.C.-born, U.S.-raised, Princeton-educated regal woman w...
I have now been a widow for fourteen months My loss is huge. My husband was fun, funny, intelligent, and he wished for my happiness.
Socially and economically marginalized Iraqi women are at high risk of trafficking, organized and forced prostitution, polygamy, domestic violence, and being recruited as suicide bombers.
At the checkout in front of me was a frail, elderly lady in a gray sweat suit. Her liver-spotted hands shook as she put 2 jugs of wine onto the counter. One red, one white. Her drugs of choice.
With no reliable differences in the rate of Alzheimer's between the married and the single people, the BBC should not have heralded the "findings" in a headline.
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