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I Attempted Suicide

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    well the first time I attempted suicide was when I was 7 I just didn't see the point living so I grabbed a skipping rope and choked it around my neck for about 16 seconds until my...
    lifelovelaugh123 lifelovelaugh123 26-30, F Mar 2

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    My third attempt and it failed again 😢
    cristina44 cristina44 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Very Bad Times... - When I was 17, things were looking down for me. My last two boyfriends had told me they decided not to be gay anymore after our first time sleeping together...
    Carazord Carazord 21-25, M 5 Responses Jul 31, 2007

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    Not Being Loved Hurts More Than Getting Hurt By A Loved One - I've never had a someone to love me everyone that did at one point broke me and now I expect everyone to leave. Last...
    annon195 annon195 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    Two Attempts And An Accident - My first attempt was when I was 14. I had had enough of my mother's abuse, enough confusion trying to fit in with the "normal" kids and enough of...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 7 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    December 28, 2007 - I'm alive today because my apartment door was unlocked. A friend of mine who hadn't heard from me in a couple days and stopped by.  The rule with my place has...
    DoctorBastardo DoctorBastardo 26-30, M 7 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    This Is How It Feels By Craig A Miller - This is How it Feels - a memoir of attempting suicide and finding life It took me three days to recover from my suicide attempt. For three...
    CraigMiller CraigMiller 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2012

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    One Year Ago - It has been a year since I cut both wrists, my throat and took overdose of pills only to be CPR back to life and spend close to 2 months in the hospital. I could...
    Extinguish Extinguish 36-40, M Jul 13, 2013

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    My Shark, No Love Is Worth Dying For Like This... - It was mid 1997, I was looking into my Shark's eyes outside on a sunny day. I was happy then. He smelled like tequila and...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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    Three Times, Never Again. - I've tried suicide three times in my life, first by hanging, second by cutting and third by overdose. I knew I was hurting more than myself, I was...
    Bowengirl Bowengirl 18-21, F Jun 21, 2011

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    Fate? F* That. - Fate my ***... wish it worked I tried, and I wanted to send my mother a text message apologizing and telling her I loved her..I don't remember exactly the...
    gdarkcloud gdarkcloud 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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    Whats Left Of Me? - Lets just say that this has been going on for a long time, at least to me. Its been about three years now- since the end of 8th grade. Im a junior in high...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 1 Response Jul 30, 2013

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    the Doctor Released Me...said I Didn't Really Intend to Die... (???) - From the inside of blackness, I gradually became aware of voices.  They were tinny, far-off-sounding...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 6, 2006

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    I accidentally fell off a moving train in 2009, and got away with just a scratch. I contemplated suicide occasionally since I was 10 (16 years ago) .Tried it twice this month, two...
    MaryWShelley MaryWShelley 26-30 Jan 24

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    One night, I was sitting on my bed, after getting into a huge argument with my brother and afterwards, my best friend. Going into my bathroom, I pulled out two containers of pills...
    madigracie madigracie 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm Afraid of the Spiritual Consequences - I want to die.  I want to die so badly.  I suffer from schizophrenia and have had suicidal ideation since 4th grade.  I am...
    energyoftheuniverse energyoftheuniverse 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2007

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    Guess What? Look at the stars above Guess who put them up there? God that does Love you! You! Look at the sky and the clouds God did that just for you, You! He thought about you...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F 3 days ago

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    I was 18 at the time. I had thoughts about it when I was much younger, perhaps 12 or 13. I grew up in an environment where physical discipline was considered normal, even if...
    PieSeemsLikeaGoodIdea PieSeemsLikeaGoodIdea 22-25, M Jan 24

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    Come From The Darkness - Come from the darkness and come unto the light Reach out for the hand of God He will fill you with Godly Holy Love. God will hold you within His embrace...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Oct 3, 2013

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    Not One Of My Better Moments - I Attempted Suicide. I thought I could make all the hurt go away. I thought it was my only way out. I thought my family would be better off without...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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    Failed Attempt At Suicide. - I woke up and realized today was the day to let go of all my emotions. I was impulsive and crazy at first when I got a pair of scissors and a razor (I...
    Joy287 Joy287 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    My Past - I went into case management to discuss custody of my children and received a letter in the mail saying I "wasn't very forth coming with negative information"   Lately, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    Five years this November 27 I took 145 Elavil. I was DOA and life flighted. I was in a coma for over a week. I was planning for years and was finally in a happy relationship so...
    kbarbaro kbarbaro 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I have had depression for more than 20 years. It began with a disfiguring accident I suffered as a teen. I was a good looking kid but after I looked like Frankenstein. 37 stitches...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 15

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    The Pain Was Too Much - I love my mom. She wants me to have a good life. She pushes me in the wrong directions-- in the directions SHE would have taken -- which means that a man is...
    BurgundyGirl BurgundyGirl 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2007

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    I had two very bad attempts. : 1st : I have been suffering from depression since my father started abusing me. The 1st time I have remembered of him abusing me, I was about six...
    AlyAngel AlyAngel 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Mine was when I was a teenager. I have been through lots of stuff since but have not been suicidal since, thank God. I believe he healed me and made me an emotionally tough army...
    SanitySister SanitySister 41-45, F Mar 24

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    Not My Proudest Moment - It was around nine years ago.  I attempted a few times within the one year - it was a time I was undergoing a great deal of depression without...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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    Still Not Over It. - The first time I was ten.  Trying to kill myself with the hairdryer cable. Until everything got black and I decided not to give up living. Other times...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Dec 28, 2006

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    Overdoses and Thoughts - i've overdosed 3 times, none were severe and only one ended me up in hospital, but i guess thats cos i didnt tell anyone about the other times, havent...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F Aug 15, 2007

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    I Don'T Want To Live Anymore - I have attempted suicide before, the only reason I'm alive is because of my family, I know how much I mean to them because we are so close, ina...
    Phoenixxx84 Phoenixxx84 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    I've tried to kill myself twice - obviously failed both times. How am I supposed to pick up the pieces of my life? It's almost been a year…and not a day goes by that I don't...
    nowherenearnormal nowherenearnormal 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I Wanted to Die. -  tried to kill my self several times. The first was when I was in high school and I tried taking one bottle of sleeping pills and another of no-doz. My...
    rescueangel rescueangel 26-30, F 11 Responses Feb 12, 2007

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    If It Wasn't For The Bottle Caps... - I had collected pills but my mom found them and took them away...she decided to call the hospital and while she was distracted I took them...
    Nikknakk Nikknakk 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    Almost Worked - It was my 2nd try,March 9 1997.I was very depressed,for two months.I didnt know why i felt this way and never felt so sad before.I finally decided i couldnt take...
    frostbittensoul frostbittensoul 41-45, M 9 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    I just failed my exam and my relationship everybody make me feels vry bad am just fed up with my life but now I love my life
    jonny1989 jonny1989 22-25, M Mar 18

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    Tylenol Pm - 3 years into my heroin addiction and a broken heart later, I swallowed sixty tylenol pms, and about 40 tussin 45's (prescription cold medicine). I wanted to die...
    forgiven forgiven 21-25, F 27 Responses May 2, 2007

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    NOT Again Dammit - i can feel it. i don't want to die but i feel the hurt creeping back in to my life. i joke around with people always hiding behind my happy mask but once again...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    I've attempted suicide once. I'm 20, male and have been struggling with depression and anxiety for the past 3 years. It has affected my social and personal life. I have social...
    whiphoze whiphoze 31-35, M Mar 14

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    An Experience That Changed the Way I Saw Life - I tried to kill myself when I was just barely 20 years old. I swallowed fistfuls of whatever pills I could find and downed them with...
    brokenxtooxoften brokenxtooxoften 21-25, F May 18, 2007

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    Death By Hibachi - I kept hearing about all these people dying by locking themselves into enclosed spaces and burning charcoal. I drank a half a bottle of wine, took some...
    humdrum101 humdrum101 26-30 3 Responses May 2, 2010

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    My Turning Point - I was homeless for about a year and during that time I was a prostitute. I started a relationship with a man and relied on him for housing for about two years...
    cephaloscotti cephaloscotti 26-30, F 3 Responses May 7, 2012

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    more than once. First time was on a motorcycle. I had been planning it for years. I actually had targets, trees picked out that I would be able to crash into and die. When the...
    qball4070 qball4070 61-65, M Feb 25

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    Anoxic Injury From Hanging - My son Tyler Archibald attempted to take his life at age 15. His suicide attempt by hanging left him with anoxic brain injury from lack of oxygen to...
    judiarchibald judiarchibald 51-55 2 Responses Oct 8, 2011

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    Guess What? Look at the stars above Guess who put them up there? God that does Love you! You! Look at the sky and the clouds God did that just for you, You! He thought about you...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F 3 days ago

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    The first time I tried to commit suicide was in year 7 i was bullied for 3 years before I attempted it first I tried using a skipping rope and the bullying continue until I left...
    ash18bmth ash18bmth 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    July 17, 2013 - It was on my birthday that I swallowed a lethal dose of prescription pain killers, and prescription sleeping pills. (or I thought it was a lethal dose) a cop just...
    dying2die dying2die 46-50 1 Response Oct 5, 2013

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    The Reason Behind My Picture - I was really depressed lately much more than I let on so I decided to end my life last night I got a hose put it in my mouth the other side I put in...
    Applelovergod Applelovergod 22-25 11 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    Something I thought I would post up until now. I did try to commit suicide many times. It's really hard to go through with it. I tried jumping off a roof, cutting myself, and a...
    Inasda Inasda 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Sympathy For The Ill But Not The Ill Of Mind? Wtf - "SUICIDE IS A PERMANT SOLUTION FOR A TEMPORARY PROBLEM" Go **** off!! who in the f!ck says this sh!t is temporary?  Let me...
    pleaseletmego pleaseletmego 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2010

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    My First Attempt And How Hard It Is - i attempted suicide first when i was fourteen i am now twenty one now.i remember that extact day.my eldest sister had said to my father that...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    I just wanna say something right now... For all those who attempted suicide..... Life's hard I know but PLEASE don't take your own life. I KNOW what pain feels like. And I think...
    pinkkcotton pinkkcotton 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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