What do you do when someone you love loses a child?

2019-02-21 09:08

"A friend of mine was in a car accident last week that left both her daughters, ages 7 and 10, on life support and in comas. On Friday her 7-year-old was declared brain dead and they are having her funeral this week… I find myself terrified to talk to her. What can I even say? What do I do?”

"I’m 22 years old and discovered I’m HIV-positive"

2019-01-18 15:38

Sis Dolly answers some burning questions from our readers.

Have you suffered a miscarriage? This is how you and your partner can work through it

2018-10-09 11:53

Coping with a loss like this is hard, but it can be done with the right support.

"I lost my wife 4 months after she gave birth – this is how I healed"

2018-09-17 12:55

Thulo Mahase lost his wife and childhood sweetheart just four months after she gave birth to their third child together – and he sunk into a deep depression soon after the tragedy.

6 steps to help children deal with losing a parent

2018-06-22 15:59

This is how you can help a child with the grief process after losing a parent.

There is nothing wrong with your breakdown

2015-10-19 09:18

It's okay to feel broken when life gets tough. Saffiya Ismail explains how this feeling is actually a gift that will help get you through the hard times.

‘Hi, I hope I didn’t wake you…’

2015-07-24 11:34

An imaginary phone call with a long lost loved one.

So, why don't we talk about grief?

2015-06-04 15:04

Sheryl Sandberg recently lost her husband and wrote about her loss. Carmen Williams talks about hers.

Dying dad gets to dance with daughters

2015-04-23 11:16

‘I won’t be able to walk them down the aisle at their weddings, but… yes, I will get this.’

Baby born dead comes back to life [WATCH]

2015-03-13 13:36

Mom and dad’s loving touch restore life to baby after doctors say ‘we’ve lost him’.


"My husband of 40 years died - how do I continue living without him?"

2019-01-25 15:33

Sis Dolly answers some burning questions from our readers.

A grieving mom's Twitter post exposes the spooky reality of being an Internet user

2018-12-13 11:39

After the devastating loss of her baby, this mom penned an open letter to all tech companies, casting a much-needed light on the reality of living life on online.

Mom whose two sons died in car accident tells her story

2018-09-19 16:34

Madisema Mokoena says her spirit died along with her boys’ after she lost control of her vehicle.


2018-08-06 16:50

Zoleka Mandela has revealed in a series of Instagram posts that she is having a difficult time coming to terms with her grandmother’s passing.

Prince Harry's journey shows grief can be a long road

2017-04-19 11:14

Prince Harry's failure as a child to process Princess Diana's death led to a period of 'total chaos' in his late 20s.

Is there a better way to tell someone that their loved one is gone?

2015-08-13 14:19

We are never ready to hear that a loved one has passed on, no matter how the news is delivered.

I lost my lover, friend and better half

2015-06-08 10:17

This courageous reader shares how losing her husband has affected her, and how she copes.

Sharing grief: Sheryl Sandberg’s beautiful tribute to her late husband

2015-06-04 10:56

Loss is always deeply personal. But sometimes comfort can be found in sharing sorrow.

5 lessons learned from 2 deaths

2015-04-08 08:58

Adults and children process grief differently, as Janine Dunlop discovers.

You can’t make me feel better

2015-02-10 11:23

No matter how much you try, you can't make someone feel better after the loss of a loved one. Janine Dunlop explains why.

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