My Mother Is Leaving Her Funeral Arrangements to Me

She finds it all so tedious

Photo by Nguyen Dang Hoang Nhu on Unsplash

CW: Mentions of suicide and abuse.

Shortly after my father died of a heart attack while walking through a sporting goods store, my mother and I got into a huge fight. This dispute was over where she should go in the line-up of eulogists at his funeral.

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Christine Schoenwald

Christine Schoenwald

Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm. Christineschoenwaldwriter.com

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