Have you decided what you want when the time comes - burial or cremation?

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  1. annaglomesh profile image57
    annaglomeshposted 6 years ago

    Have you decided what you want when the time comes - burial or cremation?

  2. Ms Dee profile image86
    Ms Deeposted 6 years ago

    I'm leaving that decision up to my loved ones and what they'd prefer. They are the ones who will have to bury me and grieve; so whatever helps them best in that process.

    1. annaglomesh profile image57
      annaglomeshposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That's easy then...and as you said whatever helps them best...having worked in funeral industry I saw some arguments in families who differed in their preferences for a deceased parent and it got nasty!

    2. Ms Dee profile image86
      Ms Deeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That's a good point. I could consider at least asking them separately to see if there will likely be a difference of opinion, and then see if I should be the one who decides.

  3. newcalendar profile image62
    newcalendarposted 6 years ago

    I've never really thought so wouldn't bother either way about it, though my mother says she will haunt me if she isn't buried!

    1. annaglomesh profile image57
      annaglomeshposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I'm the opposite....cremation for me

  4. innerspin profile image92
    innerspinposted 6 years ago

    I'd choose cremation, it seems preferable to spending years decomposing. Of course, I wouldn't be around to experience either, but cremation just seems better.

    1. annaglomesh profile image57
      annaglomeshposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Absolutely...having been involved in exhumations in my past job....I'm definitely a cremation girl..

  5. robhampton profile image95
    robhamptonposted 6 years ago

    I could care less. When one dies, their soul leaves their body. The physical body is just a carcus at that point.

    1. annaglomesh profile image57
      annaglomeshposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I would agree about the physical body...

  6. nightwork4 profile image59
    nightwork4posted 6 years ago

    cremation 100%. i think it's selfish to take up room when you die . also i find it kind of strange that people who believe in god or that they have a soul would want to be buried. if your soul goes to heaven or whatever, why the heck is your body buried?

    1. robhampton profile image95
      robhamptonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Exactly! I believe in God and Heaven, so I wouldn't care if they fed my carcus to wild animals.

    2. annaglomesh profile image57
      annaglomeshposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Agree ... cremation

    3. nightwork4 profile image59
      nightwork4posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      exact opposite for me. i believe when i'm dead it's over so why take up space .

 
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