New Yorker Cartoon Confirms: Talking To Parents About Death Is Frustrating

New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast captures the frustration most people feel when trying to talk about death with their parents:

The family depicted thinks attempting to talk about planning is as good as talking about planning and both sides feel relieved, and somewhat exonerated, to not talk about it. There is no perfect way to have this often awkward conversation, especially since everyone's relationship with their parents is so different, but we're working on some articles to help out. The one positive to come from this: Somewhere in the cartoon/comic universe, Cathy would be proud.

Via New Yorker