Children experience grief much more commonly than most of us think. This is what they want to know.
From Bali to China, Italy to India, the way people grieve varies greatly across the world.
The death of a pet can be a deeply painful experience. But acknowledging the way pet grief is different can help people find consolation.
Research shows people can undergo transformational experiences when they grieve.
Sharing administrative tasks and reminiscing on family moments can bring siblings together during tough times.
The death of the Queen may turn people’s minds to the loss of their own grandparents, or how the younger royals will cope.
Grief is messy, surprising, revealing and honest at different times and all at once. Here, it is also funny.
COVID-19 deaths tend to be more unexpected and traumatic than other types of deaths. A sociologist explains the mental health burdens facing the millions who’ve lost a relative to the coronavirus.
We have also lost moments of shared empathy – a space for others to see people who are travelling the same path.
Designing a memorial that helps the community grieve and heal is no easy task.
Today viewers may be preoccupied by the methods used by spirit photographers, but spirit photographs had a notable impact on the bereaved who commissioned the portraits.
The afterlife envisioned by spiritualism appealed to women who rejected the idea that their unbaptized children could be damned to hell.
Estimates suggest that every 12 seconds, a child somewhere in the world loses a caregiver to the coronavirus pandemic.
China limited families to one child from 1980 to 2015 to curb population growth. The policy paid off economically for the country, but it left couples whose only child died grieving and impoverished.
The testimonies of bereavement counsellors reveals devastatingly lonely experiences of grief, unexpected feelings of loss and even some silver linings.
Religious scholars and faith leaders reflect on the death rites cultures have developed to honor the deceased, comfort the living and share the burden of mourning.
A bereavement counsellor on grief, loss and longing.
In many sub-Saharan African countries, 20% of mothers have suffered the death of a child, a new study finds. In Mali, Liberia and Malawi, it’s common for mothers to lose two children.
Facing loss alone is a terrible predicament. But help is available.
The processing time for the government’s Funeral Expenses Payment is decreasing, but the costs related to a funeral are still high.