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Divorce & Family Challenges

Redefining Father’s Day after my husband’s arrest

By Kristen Boulard
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Grief & Loss

Paying homage to my dad on Father’s Day

By Abby Fabiaschi
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Grief & Loss

“She's always going to be in our memory. She's always going to be in our hearts.”

By Kyrie Irving, as told to The Shared Grief Project
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Divorce & Family Challenges

“I was left with a choice: be the real me or die.”

By Ashley Rea
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#OptionBThere: Support others on Father’s Day 2021

For many, Father’s Day is filled with celebration and togetherness. But for people who have lost a child or father, or who are struggling with infertility or illness, it can be hard. Here, you’ll find actions large and small you can take to offer extra support and help them find meaning this Father’s Day. #OptionBThere

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Send a card to support others on a difficult Father’s Day – Option B

When a friend or loved one is facing a difficult Father’s Day, small gestures of love, empathy, compassion, and support can go a long way. That’s why we teamed up with PAPYRUS to create this special line of cards to help you send a heartfelt messages and condolences to those who need it most this Father’s Day. These free ecards will help show support to those near and far. #OptionBThere

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The Option B community can help – Advice for tough Father’s Days

The Option B community shares their feelings about Father’s Day and how loved ones can show they care. Whether it's infertility, the loss of a family member, or difficult relationships, these stories of resilience can help you through Father's Day.

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How to support a widowed parent on Father’s Day – Option B

Parents who’ve lost a partner may not know how to spend birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays like Father's Day. Find ways to support your friend or loved ones and help plan a Father’s Day that feels right.

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How to support a friend grieving on Father’s Day – Option B

For those who have lost their dad, Father’s Day can be a painful reminder that he’s gone. You can support grieving friends by finding ways to remember and celebrate their father’s lives.

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What to say instead of "Happy Father’s Day" – Option B

“Happy Father’s Day” doesn’t apply for everyone—and can even hurt some. A traditional greeting might be a painful reminder for someone who has experienced illness, infertility, or the loss of a parent or child. Follow these 3 steps to be more thoughtful about your Father’s Day greeting this year. #OptionBThere

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Celebrate Father’s Day in a way that includes all LGBTQ families

Families today don’t all look the same—and that’s a good thing. More children than ever are being raised by single parents, adoptive parents, LGBTQ parents, or in blended families. Some might feel excluded on Father’s Day. Here's how you can recognize all the important people in your life.

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How to spend Father’s Day when you don’t want to celebrate – Option B

If Father’s Day is painful for you, you’re not alone—and you have the right to spend it however you want. Maybe you’ve lost your mom or you don’t have a great relationship. Or maybe you’re struggling with infertility or the loss of a child. Here are seven tips to help you this Father's Day. Share them with your friends and loved ones so they can support you in the best way.

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How to help parents who are grieving on Father’s Day – Option B

The life-changing loss of a child can feel that much more profound on Father’s Day. Here are 7 strategies to help bereaved parents cope with a difficult day like Father's Day.

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Be there on Father’s Day for friends who don’t have kids—but want them — Option B

For people who want children, Father’s Day can be a sensitive time. If a friend shared their struggle with infertility or a miscarriage, show you’re thinking of them this Father’s Day. These 6 tips can help when you support friends or loved ones who don’t have kids but want them. #OptionBThere

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How to Support a Friend Estranged from Family – Option B

Many adult children and their parents are estranged from one another, meaning they choose to put distance between themselves. Here’s how you can help a friend who is not close with their family and support them through a difficult Father’s Day.

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