LifeSearch: Brits 'too shy' to talk about death

Money, sex, religion and politics also taboo topics

Adam Saville
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LifeSearch: Brits 'too shy' to talk about death

LifeSearch launches Let's Start Talking campaign to get Brits to discuss most important issues

Many Brits (24%) avoid talking to friends, family and colleagues about death even though its financial and emotional impact can be huge, research from LifeSearch has revealed. The adviser firm's ‘Let's Start Talking' research also found that UK adults were too embarrassed to talk about money (24%), sex (33%), and religion and politics (22%) due to awkwardness (20%) or fear of upsetting the other person (28%). The survey of 2000 adults found that more than a quarter (27%) of Brits have been...

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