In a long post on Facebook, Patton Oswalt explained where he is 102 days after his wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara, died unexpectedly on April 21.
On the outside, I’m all spreadsheets and enthusiasm, but on the inside, most of my adult life I’ve felt a swirl of depression, anxiety, and grief. When I peel back that protective layer, the reality inside is jarring for most people. What’s hard for me to explain to them is that the persona I present on the outside…
I will start by explaining: I drank too much last Wednesday.
Okay, so I don’t want to be That Girl because our national public grief is sincere and beautiful, and Prince and his work meant a lot to a lot of people, and still does, and will for generations, but I thought you guys should know that doves can’t actually cry.
The five stages of grief are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. For dealing with death of a lover, designer named Mark Sturkenboom has developed an item that attempts to make that final stage a little easier: a blown-glass dildo that also happens to be a beautiful gold-plated urn. You know, for…
NBC has just announced that country singer and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will portray Maria Von Trapp — the role originally played to perfection by the radiant Julie Andrews — in a TV remake of The Sound of Music. There are no words for what we are feeling about this atrocity. Instead: the Kübler-Ross…
This is not the story you think it is. This is not using the Serenity Prayer instead of drinking. This is giving up. This is grieving in recovery.
If you are in full mourning over the end of Downton Abbey coming to an end for the moment, perhaps these stylish Downton trading cards from Vanity Fair will be of some comfort. I'll trade you a Lady Edith and a Branson for an Anna and Mr. Bates.
When someone you know has a miscarriage, it can be hard to know what to say. We have some tips for responding sensitively in this difficult situation.