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Death

  1. grief
    BoJack Horseman’s Eulogy Episode Tackles Death With Brutal HonestyGoing inside BoJack’s standout season-five episode with Raphael Bob-Waksberg.
  2. it's complicated
    How Soon After Widowhood Can You Feel Good Again?Relearning sex, and love, in the aftermath of my husband’s death.
  3. death
    Widower Brings His Wife’s Photo to the Sea Every DayMy husband better do this.
  4. Facebook Shuts Down TBH, Which You’re Only Just Now RememberingFacebook snuffs out another competitor.
  5. it's complicated
    The Strangeness of Dating Again After My Dad’s DeathMourning my dad made all the normal preoccupations of having a crush suddenly feel ridiculous.
  6. father's day
    Watching My Husband Become a Weird DadThe man I married has joined the ranks of strange fathers.
  7. me me me
    I Convinced Brands to Sponsor My Birthday PartyHere’s how I, a non-celebrity, made it happen.
  8. science of us
    I’m Obsessed With Reading Strangers’ ObituariesTaking a psychological deep dive into my own weird habit.
  9. in memoriam
    Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Has DiedThe South African icon passed away at age 81.
  10. science of us
    The Strange Pregnancy Fact That Helped Me Mourn My Fiancé’s DeathI’d lost the pregnancy, too, but microchimerism — when a mother absorbs a fetus’s DNA — still felt like the perfect metaphor.
  11. red tape
    Court Declares Man Who Ghosted Wife DeadEven though he’s very much alive and appeared in court to prove it.
  12. Hot New Start-up Guarantees Its Users Will DieLook, it’s gonna happen anyway.
  13. rip
    Nun in Legal Battle With Katy Perry Over L.A. Property Dies in CourtSister Catherine Rose Holzman collapsed in the courtroom yesterday.
  14. science of us
    When My Husband Died, I Grieved for My Sex Life, TooIt was devastating to lose the sexual intimacy we’d shared, but no one wanted to listen to me talk about that part of widowhood.
  15. Talking ‘Dead People Suck’ with Laurie KilmartinWhen faced with the loss of her father, comedian Laurie Kilmartin was confronted with an additional challenge: how to make a topic as […]
  16. science of us
    The Grief Counselor Helping People Mourn Their Pets“Because animals are thought to be replaceable, people say, ‘Well, you can solve this problem. Just go get another one.’”
  17. motherhood
    What My Daughter Taught Me About Honoring the DeadBefore I became a mom, I didn’t even know where my father was buried.
  18. science of us
    Being a Funeral Director Made Me Realize the Death Industry is Too ExclusiveAmericans might have a healthier attitude toward death if people like me didn’t keep it so hidden from view.
  19. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘Tell Me Not to Get Married!’You value security a lot — there’s nothing wrong with that.
  20. advice
    Ask Polly: Nothing in My Life Feels Big EnoughCan you tell other people what matters most to you?
  21. advice
    Ask Polly: My Boyfriend Has ALS, and My Friends Are Making Things WorseRemember, death is always on the way.
  22. advice
    What Your Therapist Really Thinks: ‘I’m Not Sad My Grandmother’s Going to Die’This week’s column from your therapist.
  23. The Professionals Who Want to Help You Plan Your DeathEnd-of-life specialists are here to tie up the loose ends that come with dying.
  24. What a ‘Transcendent Experience’ Really MeansHere’s what happens in your brain when you feel like you’re becoming one with the universe.
  25. Meet the Funeral Therapy Dog Who Helps Mourners Process Their GriefHis name’s Kermit.
  26. books
    Sheryl Sandberg’s Impossible PositionWhat her new book shows us about being a woman in the public eye.
  27. mothers and daughters
    When I Miss My Mom I Put on Her Eye Cream“Ashes to ashes, stuff to stuff.”
  28. a long talk
    Conversations About Death and Comedy With Chris GethardGethard just wrapped an Off Broadway show about suicide and is about to take it to London.
  29. advice
    Ask Polly: Is Life All Downhill From Here?Don’t assume that the future is even worse that the present.
  30. funeral homes
    The Funeral Director Who Just Wants to Give Families Some Peace“Sometimes they ask if they can hug you. Sometimes they just grab you and you can feel them shaking. They’re so happy that she looks normal.”
  31. When Someone Dies, It Brings Their Extended Online Network Closer for YearsThere’s a lasting effect on Facebook interactions, according to new research on how social networks repair themselves, or don’t, after a death.
  32. Chimpanzees Care for Dead Bodies the Same Way Humans DoFor the first time, scientists have observed another species handling the dead “in a socially meaningful way.”
  33. advice
    How to Help a Friend Who’s Going Through Something HorribleIf you think you don’t need this book, you probably do.
  34. One Way to Deal With a Fear of Death: Go ShoppingRetail therapy for nagging thoughts of your own mortality.
  35. motherhood
    Bruce Lee Helped Me Come to Terms With the Death of My SonHow I learned to grieve.
  36. The Most Creative People Are Also the Least Afraid of DeathThere’s a certain type of person who tends to be more chill about this whole mortality thing.
  37. lawsuits
    Nick Gordon to Pay $36M in Bobbi Kristina SuitGordon was found legally responsible for Brown’s death in September.
  38. Twitter Is Discontinuing VineTwitter is discontinuing the once-popular video-sharing app.
  39. death
    Leonard Cohen May Never Tour Again, Says He’s ‘Ready to Die’“I hope it’s not too uncomfortable. That’s about it for me.”
  40. With ‘An Occupation of Loss,’ Taryn Simon Brings You Face-to-Face With DeathThis is a universal language of loss and inconsolability.
  41. Twitter Is Changing the Way People Mourn OnlineNew research on death and social media.
  42. The 4 Things That Are Worse Than Death, According to 180 Severely Ill PeopleA rather dark version of the game Would You Rather.
  43. Ancient Viral Lobster Killed in Pathetic Attempt to Save ItRest in peace, Larry. We will never forget.
  44. Dying Gaul Is a World Masterpiece About DeathYou knew this sculpture before you saw it.
  45. Chill 75-Year-Old’s Obituary Includes EmojiRIP.
  46. Books Expo America Tackles The Tough Subject of Children in PerilChildren in grave danger are easy to turn to because a certain kind of reader craves in fiction what she might avoid at all costs in real life.
  47. advice
    Ask Polly: My Sister Has Cancer, and I Can’t Go OnEven though you’d rather crawl into a hole than face this reality, you can’t.
  48. mothers and daughters
    Nursing My Mother, the ICU NurseI have waited all my life for this access to my mother, and I will take her, as she is — distant, forlorn, changed.
  49. mothers and daughters
    What I Learned From Losing My Mother When I Was 17“I know mothers can cause people problems. But it’s hard to listen to people’s bellyaches about how terrible their mother is.”
  50. The Secret Behind Facebook’s Trending Topics BarThe deadpan summaries are written by people acting as algorithms.
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