Aww, Grampa... ...you'll outlive all of us!

Many of us have escaped into this type of jocular dismissal when someone we love says, “This will probably be my last… (birthday, Christmas, anniversary).” But what is it we are really saying with a statement like, “Aww, you’ll outlive all of us!” The feeling underlying the comment may be, “I don’t like the thought . . . → Read More: Aww, Grampa… …you’ll outlive all of us!