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Bereaved

What To Say To Someone Who Is Grieving

Jan DeBlieu | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jan DeBlieu

The social behavior researcher Brené Brown writes that to be fully human, we must be willing to show our vulnerable side to others. The best way to do that with a bereaved friend is to admit the obvious: "I hurt for you. I wish I could fix this for you, but I can't."

I am Mother: It is that Simple

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

As Mother's Day approaches, we make plans to honor our moms, and and those of us who are moms look forward to expressions of love from our children. But there is a large group of moms for whom the day is terribly sad or bittersweet. These are the mothers who are bereaved.

The Real Difference Between Death And Divorce

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 05.24.2014 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

Be it biblical or folk; fictional or popular, history in all of its forms has certainly had its share of classic struggles and conflicts: David vs. Goliath; the Hatfields vs. McCoys; Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs; Ginger vs. MaryAnn; the Dallas Cowboys vs. Just About Any Other Team In The NFL and of course, My Hair vs. Humidity. Today, we look at yet another epic 'struggle' and conflict with which countless have taken serious issue.

'I Was Dragged Kicking And Screaming Into The Wonder That Has Become Social Media'

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 04.19.2014 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

I confess... I am a blonde-haired, green-eyed, modern-day dinosaur.

Profound Conversations With My 5-Year-Old Baby Girl

Suman Ganesh | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents
Suman Ganesh

New memories will take the place of old ones and the old ones will tend to fade. So writing has become very important for me. If it's all written down somewhere with all the nitty-gritty details, I know I can read it for years to come and know that her memories are intact.

10 Must-Have New Year Resolutions for the Widowed

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 02.23.2014 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

It's that time of year again. We are all getting peppered and pelted with those endless ads and commercials designed to help you "start the New Yea...

6 Things Never To Do On A First Date

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

The only thing that a wonderful first date should lead to is a second date...not breakfast in bed the following morning.

When's The 'Right' Time To Go Through Your Late Spouse's Things?

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 06.22.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

The answer to the question of when you should begin the intensely personal part of your Healing Journey known as the 'go-through' is quite simple.

'How Long Were You Married?': Is ANY Length of Time Ever 'Enough'?

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 12.08.2012 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

No matter the amount of time you spent as a couple, you will always feel robbed and cheated out of even more time with your beloved because you were forced to say goodbye. No one is ever ready for that terrible day -- or for that terrible goodbye.

The Insider's Guide To Death

Elisa Medhus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisa Medhus, M.D.

From his unique perspective on the "other side," my son has become our "inside man" in the afterlife. In the following channeling session with psychic medium Jamie Butler, Erik shares what death is like.