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I Know Someone Who Attempted Suicide

There are plenty of groups for people who have attempted suicide. This group is for the people who are close to them. Please post your stories here, we'll be a shoulder to cry on. 79 People

    My Mother

    When I was about 8-9 years old my parents were heading towards a divorce. My Father moved out, got a house, and lived with another woman. My father was also abusive. I was visiting with my Father at his new house. At the end of the day I was dropped off at home. My mom's car was...
    NoOnespeical NoOnespeical
    22-25, F
    Feb 29, 2012

    "Memorial" Day, Indeed

    He'd been threatening this for years and I always knew that it was a possibility he'd actually go through with it but then the days and weeks and months passed and the threat seemed to diminish with time. Though he'd been depressed for some time prior, the first time my father...
    circe811 circe811
    Jun 19, 2009

    My Estranged Husband

    I moved out of our family home one month ago - last week my estranged husband attempted suicide. He took 5 different prescription medications. Our 12 year old son found him when I dropped him off at the house before work. He found him blue, barely breathing, unconcious and...
    thpm1217 thpm1217
    1 Response Jul 4, 2010

    My Brother Attempted Suicide

    Hello My name is Debbie and im 22. My brother was diagnoised with scitsophrenia 13 years ago (hes 33 now). He was taking 1 small tablet every morning to control it and it was working perfect untill a few days ago. He was so happy, himself and his partner have a new house...
    deb7 deb7
    22-25, F
    Oct 14, 2009

    My junior year of high school I had a lot of

    good friends & few best friends. One of my best friends name was David. He was a country kid, tough, quite the ladies man. (we were never more than friends, just to be clear.) His home life was NOT good. His parents didn't get along & it was just a sloppy home life all around...
    KaylenG2121 KaylenG2121
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 15, 2014

    I Did

    Obviously survived. Bad reaction to a prescription drove me to shoot myself. Worst experience of my life! There are days I wish I had been successful...the repercussions, physical and emotional, are a nightmare.
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl
    46-50, F
    Jul 10, 2011

    Have Experienced This Twice In My Life.....

    First time was with my childhood best friend. We were going to go for lunch for my 17th birthday. That afternoon, I got a call from my friends mother saying my friend had tried to kill herself by overdosing on pills. Thankfully she didn't succeed but I just sobbed down the phone...
    deleted deleted
    May 22, 2012

    I Was A Terrible Friend

    I have a friend who is the most beautiful person inside and out. Lovely smile, intelligence, a cute giggle, outspoken wit and a body any woman would kill for. She was having very hard times and I was to busy to make time and be a friend. I was having problems at home and couldnt...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 11, 2012

    Attempt Being the Key Word..

    I have known plenty to die from suicide. I often wonder about those who've survived.. One jumped off a seven story building, landed on his head.. and got away with  a broken ankle, knee, arm, collar bone, wrist, and a concussion.   Another  shot himself with...
    Vox Vox
    31-35, F
    Nov 21, 2008


    She is such a beautiful person. It hurts to know someone so amazing inside and out hates their life and themselves. She has so much to offer. She is incredibly intelligent and an amazing friend. I wish i could show her that life is worth living. I wish i could give her all...
    jasminjane jasminjane
    18-21, F
    Jan 5, 2009


    me thank you GOD  you didnt let me win . thank you GOD iam alive and iam ok
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Nov 21, 2008

    My Mother

    When I was nearing the end of my first year at University, my parents split up.  It was around June or July and, while they had been holidaying in France, my mother discovered messages from a work collegue of my father on his phone.  It turned out that they'd secretly...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 15, 2008

    Husband :(

    My husband tried to kill himself by overdosing on pain killers, Ambien, and Benadryl.  Hospitalized him, but he's been getting gradually worse since his release.  I never know from day to day which person he'll be since his emotions are extreme. Yesterday he took...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl
    46-50, F
    Mar 30, 2010

    Is It Me?

    I must first begin by saying that it seems everyone I have ever loved has at least entertained thoughts of suicide. I cannot decide if it is something about me that draws them to me, or if I am drawn to the pain they hide from most people. Or perhaps everyone has a...
    amsthegreat amsthegreat
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2009

    My Wife Attempted (and so did I?)

    My wife was severely abused as a child. Both her mother and her mothers boyfriend sexually abused her from age 7 until about age 12. It left a mark. She has bipolar disorder with psychotic features. Last October she was having problems ... Hearing voices seeing things. I...
    Kris99 Kris99
    41-45, F
    Oct 3, 2009

    Year 9

    when I was in year 9 my friend attempted to commit suicide at school through a over-dose of paracetomal. We went to the fourth floor toilet of one of the buildings that made up my school. I only went with her because I was going to persuade her to stop but it didn't work. She...
    Icanthelpet Icanthelpet
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2011

    Hardest Thing I've Ever Been Through

    Last winter, my husband attempted suicide right in front of me, by trying to jump off our apartment balcony. I was able to pull him back and call 911. I haven't been the same person since that day.
    alyandra alyandra
    22-25, F
    Sep 30, 2010

    Moving On?

    I'm 22 years old, and just 6 months ago my father attempted suicide after my mom cheated on him. He tried to hang himself and slit both of his wrists, he barely survived. I moved in with him after the incident. I have plans to move back to my hometown several hours away, but I...
    atheGAYlouise atheGAYlouise
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 14, 2013

    You Don't Need Love...

    My friend Jim did. He told me it was over a girl when he was 16 years old. But he's different now because of it. He says girls aren't worth it, and there's always **** and something else.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    Jan 5, 2009


    the first 1 who attempted suicide is my best friend and she like me had tried it a nuber of times with both ODs and slitting her wrists but thankfully she is still alive today and has stopped trying to take her own life as she has realised how important it is to still be here...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 23, 2009


    well, theres me... but that brings up the issue of whether I know myself, and Im leaving that untouched...   My mother. Countless times. I dont know if she was attempting suicide, or, as awful as this sounds, trying to look like she was.... My stepdad said something about...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    Nov 21, 2008

    Suicide Is No Accident

    certain of my spiritual experience
    2ImposeCuresObeseRiches 2ImposeCuresObeseRiches
    46-50, M
    Feb 5, 2010

    My Father Attempted Suicide

    6 months ago I was caught my mother cheating on my father. I talked to my sister about it and we decided we have to tell my dad. Telling him was one of the hardest things I've ever had to do. He seemed really calm and collected about it and actually comforted my sister who was...
    atheGAYlouise atheGAYlouise
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2013
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