It didn’t matter to me that he was a bit rough around the edges, with a torn ear and scars from fights with other tomcats. It was love at first sight.
- by Belinda Alexandra
Till Heike has experienced enough loss - of pregnancies, family plans and dreams - to floor many women, but has refused to be defined by what she has lived through, rather she is using it help other parents.
- by Wendy Tuohy
Ewa Ramsey’s personal experience with anxiety gives a sharp but perfect edge to the punchlines in her debut novel, The Morbids.
- by Bri Lee
Starting a new relationship while grieving a deceased partner wasn't easy but it was, ultimately, life-affirming.
- by Natasha Sholl
Families of people who die by suicide in NSW will soon have the support of people who deeply empathise with their shock and anguish, specialised counselling and practical assistance with the unavoidable administrative tasks that encroach on their grief.
- by Kate Aubusson
More people are “breaking up” with their folks, in what’s being described as an epidemic of intergenerational dysfunction. And grandkids are often collateral damage, caught between the warring sides.
- by Sharon Bradley
For Eva Mendes, family always comes first. She opens up about raising a brood with Ryan Gosling, losing her beloved brother, and why she wants to help Australian families struggling with a sick child.
- by Jenny Cooney
From A-list actor to one of Hollywood’s most sought after TV producers, Nicole Kidman’s high-flying life is one to envy. Yet behind the scenes the Aussie superstar also harbours regrets – and fears.
- by Michael Idato
After a “smooth-sailing” first pregnancy and a relatively stress-free birth, Kiera's life ended just five hours after coming into the world in May.
- by Sophie Aubrey
This country has seen so much death this year, and seemingly so little mourning – the death of a well-known person gives us this opportunity.
- by Amelia Lester
The episode shared by comedian and presenter of 'WTF with Marc Maron' reveals monumental grief and profound love.
- by Stephanie Wood