When You’re Struggling with Difficult Losses

This past Saturday, I buried a childhood friend. A few months before she died, she shared a memory with me: the two of us, sitting together under the stars, talking on the bunk steps at summer camp. It never occurred … Continue reading

I’ll Never Be the Same

Have you ever felt this way? It’s a feeling that can follow a really good experience. More commonly, though, it’s when you’ve lost a piece of your heart that it gets your full attention. And in either case, there’s a … Continue reading

When You Lose a Beloved Animal

Saying goodbye can feel excruciating.  If you’ve ever had to say goodbye to a beloved animal, you know the uniquely wrenching sorrow that can follow this kind of loss. And even if you have no personal experience with it, I’ll … Continue reading