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Everyone has a story. About losing someone close. About what it was like to have the conversation. About not talking about wishes until it was too late.

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My father never made his wishes clear

By Anna
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 I tried having the conversation with my father about 20 years ago. He told me that he didn’t care how we handled his remains after his death. He never made his wishes clear. My father...

I wish I had the conversation with my parent .

I left your starter kit for her to read

By Lydia
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 My mother at 92 continues to delay this conversation, so I decided that leading by example and making all of my plans, was the best way to go. She still put it off but when...

I had the conversation with my parent .

No doubt at all!

By Lee
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 We talked about what we wanted when we got close to death. The first thing for both of us was that our children and friends help us to keep the joy and sacredness of our...

I had the conversation with my spouse .