After my father's death, I am no longer afraid of death. I guess my only reasoning is that once someone I was very close to died, it brought the reality of death to my attention. It is possible to prolong life but there is nothing that any of us can do to not die.
As a nurse I have witnessed death many times. I do not fear dying, if it comes peacefully, preferable with some dignity in my sleep, at a ripe old age.
People are most fearful of what precedes death such as the pain of cancer, a traumatic death from a fatal accident etc. For some it is the fear of the unknown or leaving behind those you love.
No I am not afraid of death but the act of dying concerns me. As tobusiness says, cancer or some painful illness if frightening to think about. But death? No, my faith gives me a great deal of peace and comfort about death.
I agree with tobujsiness and duffsmom .. I use to be sacred of dying but now my faith has really made me realize that all is well.. it;s the pain of dieing i do not want .. My mom died with kidney failure.. She was in so much pain for years but the day before she died she went into a coma and just went to sleep with a smile on her face. I knew where my mom was going
by tantrum 11 months ago
Why religious people grieve so much about death and are 'scared to death' of dying if, when they die, the'll be with God forever? What's wrong with dying anyway? Your born condemned to death...Is it not?
by rmcleve 6 years ago
How often does the fear of dying affect you?
by Rosie Rose 5 years ago
Are you afraid to die?I read a survey that most people are NOT afraid to die. Some people are not afraid of death itself but of how they are going to die, like afraid of painful, tortuous death. Some people are not afraid to die because they believe in life after death. What about...
by seanorjohn 6 years ago
Apologies for original spelling mistakes. I am scared of: micerabies abroadMalaria abroadand an ex girrlfrieind from Sussex.
by Jenny Anne 6 years ago
Are you afraid of people with a Mental Illness?
by Dave Mathews 7 years ago
Is dying something that you are afraid of and WHY, or is it something that you look forward to and WHY?I would not wish to be in a situation where my dying is prolonged and I am being kept alive by darn machines, but, I look for and hope for a quick departure and I have no fear of dying so...
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