​​​​​​​​Melissa Gould​​

Copyright © Melissa Gould


​​​Melissa Gould has been writing about her widow experience since losing her beloved husband to Multiple Sclerosis and West Nile Virus in 2013.  She doesn't look like a widow (too young) or act like a widow (she found love again) but she feels like a widow... which is what makes her widow...ish

​​Her essays can be found in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, AARP, and more.  You can find her on on FacebookTwitter and Instagram too.