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Losing a Friend

I Lost A Friend Today

Beth Whitley | Posted 11.25.2014 | Parents
Beth Whitley

They say that a crisis really shows you who your friends are. I don't subscribe to many things that "they" say, but this one, yes.

8 Things That Happen When You Lose Your Best Friend

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 08.02.2014 | College
Beth Leipholtz

The smallest things will spark memories of your 15-year friendship, and almost every single moment of your childhood involves her. Your friendship will be impossible to disregard because she shaped the person you are today.

Three Bobcat Claps for Jon

Stacy Bare | Posted 06.23.2014 | Impact
Stacy Bare

Jon, in his own particularly Midwestern Buddha like way, wanted you to know he didn't care what you did as long as you cared what you did. He was a friend to all of us, the freaks, the geeks, the jocks, the theater kids, band nerds, the stoners and burnouts and dropouts.

How I Celebrated The Passage Of Time At The Funeral Of An Old Friend

Laurie Lesser | Posted 05.01.2014 | Fifty
Laurie Lesser

'Damn!' I said, as I put down the phone, feeling terribly sorry for myself. I couldn't believe I was going to miss the funeral of a good friend, a woman who went by the name of Sputnik. (She was born in India on October 4, 1957, the day the Russians launched the first satellite in space.)

Why My New Year's Resolution Is to Let Go of My Best Friend

Jill Knapp | Posted 03.01.2014 | Women
Jill Knapp

About a year ago, give or take a few months, I had a big fight with my best friend. The kind of argument where you swear you're right, and so do they. The kind that leaves scars that tattoo you for years to come.

A Woman Tips Her Hat To A Lost Friend

Karin Kasdin | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

Whitney Houston died in 2012. So did Marvin Hamlisch and Mike Wallace and Donna Summer and Andy Griffith and Davy Jones and Sally Ride and Neil Armstrong and Sun Myung Moon, and the man who invented the first wireless remote control. And so did my friend Sid.

Election 2012: The Friendship Fallout

Jesse Archer | Posted 02.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Jesse Archer

President Obama was victorious, but that's not to say his supporters didn't suffer casualties. How many friendships were lost in lead up to the 2012 presidential election?

An Unfinished Friendship: She Would Have Been 30 Today

Lori Fradkin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Women
Lori Fradkin

What I didn't realize at the time of Nicole's death is that friendships often curve back around as we get older.

Have You Treasured Your Life Today?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Those near and dear to us will feel our absence, and we trust that after we're gone, we will remain in their hearts just as those who have passed on from our lives remain in our own. And so it goes on this human journey.

The Grief of Losing a Best Friend

Nancy Alvarez | Posted 06.24.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Alvarez

When I was a child, two things were most important to me: my girlfriends and creating a dance, a picture or a story to delight my soul. I don't know w...

Losing a Dear Friend

Phil Perrier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Phil Perrier

Tony Collins was a good man. He spent his life helping people, he and his family deserve justice. Lets hope there is a homicide detective who takes pride in his work the way Tony did.

The sadness of moving on and leaving a BFF behind

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

QUESTION Dear Irene, Over the course of my life I've had two or three best friends, relationships that ended for one reason or another. Although I ...