I Don't Like Funerals

Especially if your friends are the deceased. 272 People

    Today I attended my uncle's funeral.

    I do not like the sadness and all of the crying that come along with such. I had a rough day and cried so much I have no more tears left. Well, at least not today, anyway. I will miss my uncle and I am thankful for all of the memories, truly. * R.I.P. * My dearest uncle...
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    Jun 20, 2015

    I'll Make Funerals Different

    For a while, I had always wondered why people made funerals so depressing. The lights are usually dim, it's quiet, a gloomy piano tune plays with your emotions, everyone wears black. It's bad enough the person is dead and you'll never see that person again, or hug that person or...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 15, 2012

    Don't Like Funerals

    Don't like funerals because it requires me wearing a suit and tie. I don't like to wear suit and tie. Suits are drab and uncomfortable.
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    Nov 19, 2011

    Always Take Place On Cold Days

    Every memory of every funeral I have attended to is a grey, cold, and windy day and the church is always miles and miles away.  Most of the funerals I attended was when I was very young.  My most recent, was my partner's sister in law's father  in a...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 1, 2008

    I've Never Been

    What makes it worse is the number of people i have been close to over the years that have died. I have never attended a single funeral out of the 50 plus deaths i have personally been affected by. I won't go and mourn a death, i would rather celebrate their lives always.
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    1 Response Nov 16, 2010

    I'm Going

    I don't want to. I don't want to sit and talk about how good the old days were, how we all used to get along, how we once were. How I used to be slimmer, how great everyone else is doing. I want to remember him as the 14 year old boy that gave me spray paints as a...
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    4 Responses Jan 4, 2009

    Makes You Think

    I just went to a funeral today..not a great way to spend your afternoon, that's for sure. You're standing there, the priest is saying something and you get all philosophical and ****. You think about life in general, your future and all that stuff..the saddest part is seeing the...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 27, 2012

    How Devistating

    people need to do this it's painful but it lightens the load
    lovingsonbj lovingsonbj
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2009

    Who Are Funerals Really For?

    My father was a minister and I actually grew up tagging along with him to go to funerals when we didn't have a babysitter. There's a really good article that presents two views of who funerals are really for - the living or the deceased. You can check it out here www.two-views...
    PeteG4 PeteG4
    Mar 27, 2012

    I Hate Funerals

    I hate funerals. The stuffy atmosphere, the long, drawn out speeches made by the friends, family members, and that odd minister who seems to be having trouble coming to terms with the fact that the deceased was not Christian (and thus, by his religion's logic, is now in Hell...
    zeligocity zeligocity
    22-25, M
    17 Responses Sep 1, 2008

    I Was Only At One But...

    I'm sorry but I was laughing.. really.. I couldn't help myself... it was sorta ridiculous... it was the funeral of my grandpa and I'm sure he wouldn't be happy to see all those tears and sadness... he was a great man and he loved me.... but i came to know this late. Because I...
    bublina bublina
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2008

    Unnecessary Funeral Attendance.

    I've already posted a story here, a few years ago, but have something else I'd like to bring up. Is it common in anyone else's area for people to attend funerals of those they've never met or had zero connection with? Or is that just a regional/southern thing? For all of my...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    Jun 22, 2013

    I Don't Believe You

    I am an atheist, so funerals are my least favorite activity. It's two hours of sitting and listening to people telling you that your dear one is in a place you don't believe exists. That all weights have been lifted from their shoulders. That the streets are paved with gold. If...
    SpaventosoSorridere SpaventosoSorridere
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 20, 2009

    Does Anyone?

    The grieving...the wailing...the silent criers with the tears...the mourners and those who feel worse than you do...the mourners who always ask the stupid question, "How did it happen?" The stiff ceremonies that are part and parcel of every funeral. Nobody wants to put anybody...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    May 31, 2013

    5 This Year

    Too many funerals this year...4 family members and a close friend of the family, all within 7 months. Hopefully no more for a while.
    Dragon56 Dragon56
    61-65, M
    Nov 19, 2011

    Hate Them Truly

    Over the years . .. I have attended quite a few funerals ...all of them horrible. But nothing impressed upon me the horribleness as when it directly affected me .The first time that happened I was pretty young and my young friend had killed himself .. very young ..the next...
    softkitti softkitti
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 5, 2010

    Today was horrible, my Bob (iPod) had cracked

    and if he doesn't get fixed and I get a new one there will be a funeral. Also Please pray for him and wish him good virtual dreams
    WonderinginWV WonderinginWV
    16-17, F
    Mar 27, 2014

    Especially when they are my age

    and well loved by many..... Sigh
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07
    46-50, F
    Feb 22, 2016

    My Black Tie.

    It cost me a few pounds at most; The black tie I use for funerals, that is. I wouldn't even be able to tell you where it is in my room. I've been to one funeral in my life and I'm twenty-one years of age. That isn't to suggest that I haven't known or been in the company of those...
    Shingu026 Shingu026
    18-21, M
    Aug 9, 2011

    Death, Inappropriate Laughter and Big Southern Hair

    There are several reasons why I don't care for modern day funerals but I suppose the biggest one is that it seems like such a waste. We spend all this time and money picking out the perfect flowers, the most ornate casket, and depending upon the religious affiliation of the...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 12, 2008

    Freak Me Out.

    It might be the scent of a dead body, the awkward small-talk with relatives I haven't seen since I was "knee-high to a grasshopper", or the claustrophobic panic of being crowded into a tiny viewing room with a corpse and a hundred people, all of whom doused in too much of their...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2011


    I HATE funerals. I am 20 and ive been to about 8 or 9 funerals. They creep the hell out of me. Everything about them! The smell of the flowers, the vibe in the room...just everything. I actually have a very very bad phobia of hearses. I cant stand seeing them. They give me goose...
    lacrymosa0719 lacrymosa0719
    18-21, F
    Aug 9, 2011

    Don't Like Going

    I've never liked going to funerals, and I don't expect to start liking them any time soon. When I was little, it was always for some distant relative who I'd never met before, or only met once. Most of my family close by is Catholic, too, so I would have to go to the rosaries in...
    tuevi tuevi
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2008

    I'm Sorry My Friend

    I never talk about it but it still haunts me, I can still se that condident smile and the i don't care atitude but that all faded away that day we were walking home. It's was raining and out of no where a car speeds by and shot my friend. Needless to say I moved dar away after...
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    Oct 3, 2012

    I Don't Like Funerals

    I don't like funerals because it seems I have been burying somebody most of my life and I'm not getting any younger so mine is not so far in the future. We seem to have the whole funeral thing all wrong anyway. Instead of indulging in tears for our loss, we should joyfully...
    bobmendon bobmendon
    56-60, M
    1 Response Oct 8, 2009
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