Tuesdays With Morrie Research Paper

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Family. Goodbyes. Emotions. When people are afraid, they tend to shut others out, even if they know shutting others out isn’t the answer. In the memoir Tuesdays with Morrie, Morrie teaches people to life life through learning to accept emotion, being able to say goodbye, and the love from family.
Firstly, on the 6th Tuesday in Tuesdays with Morrie, Morrie talks about accepting emotions. Morrie recommends to let out what emotions are built up inside someone and to not hold it back. One example is, Morrie telling Mitch to not fight emotion”but by throwing yourself into these emotions, by allowing yourself to dive in, all the way, over your head even, you experience them fully and completely...then say… now i need to detach from that emotion for a moment”(Albom 104). Everyday someone is going to have a rough time or a rough day, but just because that someone is afraid to show emotion, they know that they should. This example on emotion relates to the story of me being too afraid to cry about my dog dying, because I …show more content…

Morrie explains that people shouldn’t ignore family or shut others out when in misery, but instead let them in, let love in. One example is, Morrie explaining why people shouldn’t shut others out, but to let them in ”Love each other or perish it...without love, we are birds with broken wings”(Albom 91-92). People should let others in instead of shutting them out because when people start living their last days they need as much comfort and support as possible. This topic connects to my life because 6 years ago I was going through separation issues with my dad and my sister. When I was going through these issues, I lied to my mom by telling her that I was okay or that I wasn’t upset and crying. Eventually I learned that I shouldn’t hide what I’m feeling because it is going to affect me in the long run and to get the help and comfort that I need to get through

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