Loss Articles

When a loved one is reaching the end of his or her life, things can get hard. People in this stage of life often need a great deal of medical care, but in the end, there's not a lot that medical care can do for them. Som ...

Category: Society, Loss

culture, Grief, future

Divorce often brings up a great deal of strife in families. People can get divorced for a wide range of reasons, but when you are the children of parents getting divorced, the reason likely doesn't matter much to you. Al ...

Category: Marriage, Loss

culture, Grief

Many cultures from all over the world believe in an afterlife where the dead can go to rest. Some ancient Norse people hoped to find themselves in Valhalla, a realm where those deemed worthy resided with the all-father d ...

Category: Funeral, Loss

funeral, culture, Grief

Losing someone close to you is hard no matter what, but the pain is often multiplied when it's your significant other. Whether it was something tragic and unexpected or something you anticipated was coming for a while, i ...

Category: Loss

culture, Grief

Life can often be harsh and unforgiving. For every wonderful victory you experience, you are bound to have a crushing defeat. While no one really looks forward to these low points, they can be crucial to becoming a stron ...

Category: Society, Loss, Technology

culture, Grief

Whether we’re facing the ends of our lives or we’re pondering our own mortality, it’s easy to feel vulnerable, uncertain, lost, or even afraid. Many people find that death isn’t an easy subject to ...

Category: Funeral, Loss

funeral, Grief

Planning a funeral is not a fun task for anyone. Sorting through the emotions involved in losing a loved one can be difficult enough, and needing to plan a funeral on top of that can really complicate things. Still, it ...

Category: Funeral, Loss

cremation, funeral, Grief

Grieving the loss of a loved one is not an easy process. Losing someone close to you may be one of the hardest things you go through. The first few days are likely to be the hardest, as you go through the many emotions ...

Category: Funeral, Loss

Grief

The commonly repeated axiom that funerals benefit the living more than the dead may have some truth to it, especially if you consider loved ones’ need for closure. Yet what if you hold a funeral for someone while h ...

Category: Funeral, Loss

funeral, culture, Grief

Death is often regarded with equal parts curiosity, awe, and fear, so it’s not surprising that humans have developed complex belief systems and rituals to deal with it. Since it’s sometimes hard to tell wheth ...

Category: Funeral, Loss

culture, Grief, future