Life as a Widower

A young widowed father opening up about living with loss

timing time

About fours weeks ago I decided to wrap up my blog and write my final post. I told myself to wait, though; I needed to figure out whether my decision to … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 50 Comments

the end

This is Life as a Widower’s very first illustrated guest post by Anders Nilsen I first read about Anders Nilsen, a cartoonist from the States, in an interview with The Guardian, which was published … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 15 Comments

burst bubble

This is a guest post by Kathi Palitz Kathi is 33 years old and mother to three daughters. Her middle daughter, Vega, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in January … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 8 Comments

clearly positive

This is a guest post by Michael Adams Michael’s wife, Helen, died on 1st March 2013 after a brave battle with breast cancer leaving behind a loving, dedicated husband and … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 6 Comments

nelson’s journey

This is a very inspiring and moving guest post by Ryan Doubleday, a child bereavement support worker at the charity Nelson’s Journey.  I am sitting at my desk, reading probably the … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · 10 Comments

annabel’s angels

This is a special Father’s Day guest post by Simon Hancox Simon’s wife Annabel was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in April 2012. She died just after Christmas last year, … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

saying sorry

This is a guest post by John Crace John Crace is a staff feature writer for the Guardian, where he is best known for the literary pastiche ‘Digested Read’. He has … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 5 Comments