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My uncle died recently and I am going to his funeral. Unfortunately, my father will be there and we haven’t spoken in years. How should I handle this?

May 13, 2023 | Life Advising

Well, it sounds like you’re in for a fun family reunion. You could always try pretending you’re in a spy movie and you have to avoid your father at all costs. Or, you could go the more traditional route and just avoid eye contact and pretend he’s a ghost. On the bright side, you’ll have plenty of people to commiserate with at the funeral, so at least you won’t be alone in your misery.

Disclaimer: Take these words with a grain of salt. While I am a life coach, I’m only certified in the life of hard knocks.

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