1. Most Discussed
  2. Gainers & Losers
  1. Members, Techs apologise for the loss of thread titles, and are currently working on restoring them. They will be back asap. Thank you

How do we cope with death?

  1. whereu

    13,349 Posts.
    1
    In my experience we all have our strategies in coping with death under a variety of circumstances including

    • The loss of a close family member such as a child or a parent.
    • The loss of a close friend.
    • The loss of a work colleague.
    • The loss of life in an accident, especially if we are the cause.

    When my father died a number of years ago, I had this overwhelming sense that I wanted to communicate with him a last time as he approached the end of his life. He was 10,000km away and there was no prospect of a phone call never mind a visit. I recorded a message to him on a tape and couriered it to my mother; it arrived the day before he died. Those that played the tape to him said that in a period of lucidity he listened to the tape, recognised my voice and smiled.
    If the tape had arrived late or my father couldn't listen to it I would have been upset. It was my way of dealing with my father's imminent death.

DISCLAIMER:
Before making any financial decisions based on what you read, always consult an advisor or expert.

The HotCopper website is operated by Report Card Pty Ltd. Any information posted on the website has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and as such, you should before acting on the information or advice, consider the appropriateness of the information or advice in relation to your objectives, financial situation or needs. Please be aware that any information posted on this site should not be considered to be financial product advice.

From time to time comments aimed at manipulating other investors may appear on these forums. Posters may post overly optimistic or pessimistic comments on particular stocks, in an attempt to influence other investors. It is not possible for management to moderate all posts so some misleading and inaccurate posts may still appear on these forums. If you do have serious concerns with a post or posts you should report a Terms of Use Violation (TOU) on the link above. Unless specifically stated persons posting on this site are NOT investment advisors and do NOT hold the necessary licence, or have any formal training, to give investment advice.

Top

Thank you for visiting HotCopper

We have detected that you are running ad blocking software.


HotCopper relies on revenue generated from advertisers. Kindly disable your ad blocking software to return to the HotCopper website.

I understand, I have disabled my ad blocker. Let me in!

Need help? Click here for support.