Tag: acceptance

Call for Submissions

A huge thank you to everyone who donated to the Kickstarter to make the next edition of Grief: A Life in 5 Stages possible! We are looking for YOUR stories, artwork, photography, poetry, essays, etc about any of the 5…

Acceptance

When I was in middle school, I would daydream in class. My notebooks were filled with games of MASH and future children’s names—children I’d obviously have with Joseph Gordon-Levitt or my best friend, Ryan. I’d have these children after college,…

Acceptance

Once, before I knew you (which seems impossible now), I dealt with the sting of unrequited affection by buying a dozen dollar store wine glasses with my roommate for the express purpose of smashing my share on the brick walkway…

Sometimes I Cry Into My Coffee

See, grief is stealthy. That’s what no one tells you.  The first time you suffer a real loss—a deep, significant loss—you really have no idea what it is going to do to you. I was 25 years old when one…