This was written in response to an Ask Dr. Neimeyer Q&A about suicidal thinking. Here is a link to the original post: Suicide thinking: I want to be dead Andrea, I read your letter with tears, because I relate so well to it. My Ken died from cancer 20 months ago, and, like you,
Grieving for My Sex Life After My Husband Died By Alice Radosh Photo: Igor Ustynskyy/Getty Images “We’ve been lied to,” Bart said. I rolled over on my side and saw that my husband of almost 40 years was grinning. “It’s not supposed to be this good when you’re this old.” He was right. Our whole generation had been lied to. Holding hands,
From My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King. Confronting death We had talked about it, joked about it, prayed about it. He had prepared me, but when death actually arrived, the feeling of separation was overwhelming. Our bedroom was filled with emptiness. My nights were lonely. In church, the preachers often said
When Someone You Love Dies, There Is No Such Thing as Moving On | Kelley Lynn Stand-up comedian, actor and writer Kelley Lynn has performed in the same lineups with Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan and Elayne Boosler. Lynn is probably best known for her comedy videos on YouTube; her most recent video, “I’ve McFallen,” has
The “D” Word by Peggy Amler When I was a child, the “D” word referred to divorce. Back then divorce was rare. It was spoken about as almost scandalous, and it was discussed from a rather voyeuristic perspective with a ‘Peyton-Place’ intrigue. Today, for me as an adult, the “D” word stands for something else.