The Perfect Death

We’ve all been there—eyes watering on the verge of tears in the dark movie theatre, mouth wide, waiting for the next handful of that comforting, buttery popcorn. The Notebook; Titanic; P.S. I Love You. The tearjerkers get us every time. But why? These movies deal with the theme of death—a topic we tend to avoid! Somehow, in these silver screen situations, death doesn’t seem to be all that bad; Hollywood has crafted The Perfect Death.

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The Perfect Death

I am a doula for the dying. In my many years of experience at bedside during the eleventh hour, I can honestly say no two deaths are the same, and it’s never what you expect.  

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Jill Schock