NPR logo

Father Loss

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Father Loss

Father Loss

Father Loss

Only Available in Archive Formats.


Guests:

Neil Chethik
* Author, FatherLoss (Hyperion, 2001)

Thomas Lynch
* Funeral Director, Lynch & Sons
* Author of several books, most recently Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality, (Norton, 2001) and The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade (Penguin USA, 1998)

Elizabeth Levang
*Author, When Men Grieve (Fairview Press, 1998)

Do men and women deal with loss differently? Some psychologists believe men who lose their fathers grieve differently from women, and their recovery can be a complicated process. Some need to create a monument to their lost father, others need to become a father themselves. In this hour of Talk of the Nation, join Neal Conan for a discussion about fatherloss.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.