My Child Doesn't Want to Attend the Funeral: What Should I Do?
When a close family member dies, it's important for those left behind to go through a grieving process. Usually, this involves coming together to hold a funeral in memory of the deceased person. The funeral is an important time to share memories and say goodbye, but it can also be an upsetting and emotional experience. If your child doesn't want to attend the funeral of their parent, sibling, grandparent or other close relative, here are some ways to explore their feelings and help them grieve.