â€œBut she wasnâ€™t around, and thatâ€™s the thing when your parents die: You feel like instead of going in to every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone.â€Â â€• Mitch Albom, For One More Day
No matter how old you are, losing a parent is a difficult rite of passage. In the April issue of Michigan Prime, I talk about facing life changes in midlife after your last parent dies. Look for the magazine in your Sunday Detroit Free Press this weekend. Click here to read “The Last Goodbye” in the online edition, on page 4.