10 Tips on Not Acting The Fool At A Funeral

May 3, 2014  |  
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3. The dead don’t care about being casket sharp on social media either.

I’m all about publically paying homage to those we lost, but certain moments should be kept private. We don’t want to see your baby emerging from your cervix and we don’t want to see Grandma making her peace with God on a breathing machine. When people post pictures like this on social media, I always feel like I’m looking at The Wizard of Oz behind the curtain: It’s a moment the public was not meant to see. How would you feel in a thin behind hospital gown, your hair looking a mess and you haven’t showered in days and a family member is taking selfies with you in the background as they caption you for their 467 friends, “Cherish your loved ones, y’all.”

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