There are a number of ways to use our site, and it's easy to get started.
The first thing to do is to sign up. Pick a unique user name, and tell us about yourself and your loss. Feel free to tell us about your interests, which will help other users get to know you better.
Once you've signed up, you can log in and add an avatar/profile picture. Take some time become familiar with the information that will be available to you once you've started, such as your news feed, conversations and likes you've received.
You can return to your account at any time to update or change your profile information.
Make a Connection
Once you've entered your information, you can start to search for others who are grieving based on criteria that is important to you.
We all have stories to tell about our loved ones and our loss. Our forum allows you to do just that. Find the category or discussion you most identify with and add your contribution. Don't be afraid to be the first to post. Someone has to get the discussion started. You can continue a conversation already in progress or post a new thread at any time. You can also connect with individual members by clicking on their profiles in the threads.
When you click on other users' profiles, you can learn who contributes the most content, and more importantly – see who is online at the same time as you. These are members who may be available for real-time conversations.
Create a memorial to honor and remember your loved one. You can create a photo album and include stories, quotes and comments. You can also see how other members have paid tribute to their lost loved ones.
Updated every other week, our blog features articles aimed at educating and empowering those who are grieving, providing them information to help them understand their loss better.
There are many books on grief and loss, and it can be challenging to decide which one is the most helpful. That's why we've included reviews and links to titles that many readers have found to be especially beneficial to cope with their grief. If you have a favorite book that isn't on this list, let us know. We're always looking to add to our resources.
You might need more help than we can provide here. If so, visit these nationally recognized organizations. You may find more information specific to your loss, or learn how to get involved in a cause that honors your loved one's memory.