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Losing a Spouse

Widower Has Eaten Breakfast Beside Late Wife's Photo Every Day Since She Died

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.20.2014 | Weddings

One Louisiana man has found a beautiful, but heartbreaking way to keep his late wife's memory alive. Every morning since she died last year, 88-ye...

How Fitness Helped Me Grieve and Start My Life Over Again

Michelle E. Steinke | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle E. Steinke

The exercise literally saved my life when I felt like I had none left. The exercise became a necessity and a driving force beyond loss. I also started the project of living my late husbands bucket list, as a way to honor my past will living a full, fit, and exciting future.

I Do Not Need Fixing. I'm Just Grieving the Death of My Husband.

Jamie Greenebaum | Posted 04.03.2014 | Fifty
Jamie Greenebaum

I painted her a picture of my current situation. An abridged version of my husband's two-year battle with cancer and his death four months ago.

Losing a Partner: How to Recover from the Loss of a Loved One

Margaret Manning | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Accept the love and support of family and friends at this time, but understand that they may not know what to say or do.

Why It's Important To Socialize Even After A Major Loss

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 11.16.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

Welcome to Week Six of Bereavement Boot Camp. Have you noticed any changes in your Healing Journey at this point? I hope so, because I am now about to push you out of your house. Did I just give you a big headache?

The Widow's Guilt

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 09.09.2013 | Women
Kristin Meekhof

After my husband's death, I came home to complete silence. He died in the midst of a Michigan winter. This meant it was dark by 6 p.m. and cold. Curled up with a blanket on the couch, I had the fantasy that I would quit my job, move to Hawaii and walk on the beach.

End Of The Season

Robert Julian | Posted 07.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Julian

It has been seven weeks since the sudden death of Patrick, my partner of 23 years. You might say that I have stepped out for intermission. Maybe I could tell you that the production has been shut down, that the play will be rewritten for later debut in a more hospitable season.

What I Know About Fatherhood After Losing My Spouse

Posted 06.16.2012 | Parents

In his book, "Mum's List: A Mother's Life Lessons to the Husband And Sons She Left Behind," St. John Greene tells the story of his romance with his wi...

Jumping the Fence

Kathleen Fordyce Rohan | Posted 06.09.2012 | Women
Kathleen Fordyce Rohan

Did I do everything I could to help him? Why do I get to live, blessed so far to be disease free? Why am I the lucky one who gets to enjoy the feel of our son's little arms around my neck?