Bereavement

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I’m turning into my mother – and it makes me so happy | Emma Beddington
Almost 20 years after Mum died, I find myself spoiling my son just like she spoiled me. Suddenly she feels very close, writes Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

30, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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My dad died five years ago. I’ve learned it’s better to talk about death imperfectly than not at all | Owen Jones
I discovered that breaking the taboo of talking about loss was vital for healing, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

26, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The one change that didn’t work: I pounded through exercise classes – until my doctor prescribed rest
I was grief-stricken and exhausted when I began high-intensity interval training. Then came a short, sharp scream in my knees and intense thumping in my chest

Chitra Ramaswamy

26, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Families need more support after a child dies suddenly | Letter
Luen Thompson on the lack of attention paid to sudden unexplained death in childhood

24, Jan, 2023 @6:14 PM

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My father died as my child was being christened | Letter
Letter: John Bibby responds to an article by Morwenna Ferrier on the unfortunate timing of a birth and a death in the family

23, Dec, 2022 @6:23 PM

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‘I knew she was dying, but didn’t expect her to time it so spectacularly’: losing my mother as my baby was born
As I lay in the maternity ward, I learned my mother was gravely ill. What followed was a year full of love, rage, resentment – and a strange cocktail of new life and imminent death

Morwenna Ferrier

17, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Forest Quartet review – joyous jazz in a surreal forest of memory
Three musicians pick up the emotional and practical pieces after their singer dies in this comforting and warm game of fiendish headscratchers with a phenomenal soundtrack

Tom Regan

15, Dec, 2022 @12:18 PM

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‘You don’t get over it’: psychologists on Prince Harry’s childhood grief
Harry opening up on Netflix show about losing his mother could help others experiencing the early loss of a parent, say experts

Emine Sinmaz

10, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The tiny treasures that we’ve found during house clearances | Letters
Letters: Readers share their discoveries on clearing out the belongings of hoarding relatives

09, Dec, 2022 @5:33 PM

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Why I will never forgive Matt Hancock | Brief letters
Brief letters: Hancock’s trespasses | Let down by Keir Starmer | Perfect pee | Celebrating kingfishers

28, Nov, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Bereavement often ruptures our sense of self – but we can find our feet again | Gill Straker and Jacqui Winship
We may be for ever altered by the death of a loved one, but we will eventually be able to reintegrate into life

Gill Straker and Jacqui Winship

27, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Twenty years after my mother’s sudden death, the grief hasn’t stopped | Nick Bhasin
Life has merely reshaped itself around the hole in my heart, a permanent wound that contracts and expands

Nick Bhasin

17, Nov, 2022 @1:59 AM

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