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I Stopped Someone Else's Suicide Attempt

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    Oh Brother

    My brother is fighting his wife at my house maybe six months ago. He storms outside. I don't initially chase. I begin to worry. She leaves with the kid. I go into the backyard and find him on a ladder propped against a tree. I look above him and see a noose. I've never felt such...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 18-21, M Jul 14, 2011

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    I Stopped Someone Else, And Now I Want To Do It Myself

    My ex, tried to slit her wrists and I put my hand in the way, she cut me and when she saw the blood she freaked out. But a couple of nights ago she cheated on me and won't stop lying to me, and now I plan on killing myself, and I have the whole thing figured out.
    BloodBane BloodBane 22-25 Aug 13, 2012

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    Next Door Neighbour

    I was walking home from school, when I saw a women standing on the edge of a building. Of course I just thought it was nothing until I saw the police cars and the ambulance and the fire engine and everybody being told to stand back behind the police tape, and the people shouting...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    It's Been A Year Ago Today...that My Mom Tried To Commit Suicide~

    My mom had been dating this guy for a little over a year (He was still married but had been so-called "seperated" for 9 years.)  Ever since my mom came into the picture his "wife" has been calling him (once she called 44 times on his cell phone in 1 day >.<) demanding he do...
    DarkenedAuras DarkenedAuras 26-30, F Oct 13, 2012

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    2 Someones.

    And cried for both of them, they both survived. They both thought nobody'd cry for them, that nobody would miss them. Well I wasn't the only one that cried for either of them and I also wasn't the only one that would have missed them. I want them both to know that. You'll always...
    elpatitofeo elpatitofeo 18-21, F Apr 30, 2011

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    My Boyfriend's

    It was Monday, now 3 weeks ago. I still cannot believe it happened, or cannot believe it anymore. The good news first, he is in therapy and getting better fast... My boyfriend has serious depression and is now in mental hospital for the third time this year. In between sometimes...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 26-30, F 2 Responses May 27, 2009

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    Can I Force Him to Live?

    My boyfriend is back in depression again, after 3 good weeks, I hoped it would be over. He left the mental hospital. But I was wrong, he as not yet solved the problem. The only problem is not the job. He just fears any sort of changes... He is again talking of suicide, he tried...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    I pretend to be a guy online. I know, that's a terrible thing to do, and I'm so ashamed of myself! I've always had an issue, since childhood, with my exact identity. At first I was...
    Atmosive Atmosive 16-17 6 hrs ago

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    For almost two years I have been in love with someone else. The first part of my story is at: EP Link That was in Sept 2012, I also posted an update to that part of the story in...
    browneyedgirl1234 browneyedgirl1234 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm in love with my best friend. She's into someone else. Everyone says we're going to date eventually but I'm just not sure she wants to. She's not a lesbian and neither am I. I...
    Runnergirl4000 Runnergirl4000 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I adore having others shampoo my hair. It's my favorite part of getting my hair cut. I enjoy having someone else massage my scalp. It's great when they take there time rinsing...
    lucyyinthesky lucyyinthesky 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I don't hate myself per-say but I do wonder what it's like to be someone else. Recently i've been wondering what it feels like to be Christopher Walken. I know it sounds silly...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 5

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    I didn't realize it until last night I think I am in love with someone else. My mind often drifts to this person, and it's so wrong and would NEVER work ever. I have two kids a...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Please somebody out there please read this...it would mean so much. It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for 3 years. But last February, he had been infatuated with someone. Someone who's prettier. But we made up and things are ok again, it's just...
    nocturnalninja nocturnalninja 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I saw someone hang them self. I didn't know what they were doing. We were on a trip to Wales, with our school, and one night I woke up when the door creaked. I got out of bed and...
    theDoomProject theDoomProject 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    I actually dont know anyone close to me who committed suicide but i do know this one girl who will do it tomorrow yes that girl, is me... Ive nervous but im prepared, i dont know...
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    I talked someone out of committing suicide.
    julia212 julia212 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I’m in my own personal hell. While S and I have managed to maintain a somewhat dignified plutonic relationship, my feelings for him remain unchanged. When we’re apart I...
    myownproblem13 myownproblem13 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Suicide is never the solution. It's egotistical. So many people suffer - parents, friends and partners. Why end your own pain to cause other people a life time of guilt and...
    oslo1967 oslo1967 46-50 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm in Girl Scouts at my school, and this is a combination of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Since eighth graders are allowed to be president and vice pres. of the troop, my...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F a week ago

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    I wish I had had a real Father. A dad that loved and cherished me and my brothers. My dad is an emotionally abusive man. He is also a severe narcissist. I stopped speaking to him...
    Howyahorse Howyahorse 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Im haunted by the sight of seeing my friend take suicide
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    It's been 4 years and I still miss him. He was my best friend, lover, father to my daughter. I never saw it coming. I still remember the phone call I got from his dad saying "James...
    justcharbar justcharbar 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    As the title says...I recently fell in love with someone. Sparkles are in the air. He woos me and my feet is off the ground. I feel so excited to see him. Even talking to him gives...
    sleeplessin sleeplessin 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't really know what's wrong with me. Next I'm happy, then I'll just feel empty Sometimes I feel so inspired to do something, then when i'm about do it, I just feel drained all...
    nocturnalninja nocturnalninja 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I don't really know how to start off, but this faking thingy started when I was in 4th grade. When I was young, I always knew that I am boyish and that, I like being a boy. But...
    UnknownForLife UnknownForLife 18-21 1 Response Apr 7

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    We sit next to each other everyday at work. It could be the loneliness of being in a hollow marriage but I can not stop thinking about this coworker. She is beautiful, elegant...
    Blindfoldeddance Blindfoldeddance 41-45, M Apr 9

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    I'm 24 and met my husband in college when I was 18. We got married, and we've been together for about 6 years total. I've had bad depression my whole life, and an obsessive...
    FeelsTooMuch FeelsTooMuch 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I've been with my husband for 8 years, we've been married for 3. We were high school sweethearts. He's a great guy, but not the most attentive... We don't share many interests or...
    oddbluebird oddbluebird 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I drove to this boy's house at 1am in the morning with my mum to stop him from killing himself
    cautionlost cautionlost 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I dated this guy in 2010-12 , he cheated on me all the time and I would always take him back so finally I gave up, but I still had feelings for him, a month or so later he calls to...
    imsoindecisive imsoindecisive 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I want a different life, not the one that I have. Is that wrong, weak, fanciful? Like the Christmas movie “It’s a Good Life” how would the world be affected if I were in a...
    leeman5510 leeman5510 56-60, M Apr 12

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    I had a friend in the military who took his own life. We never actually met in person but I was close friends with his wife and he and I communicated with each other several times...
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    hmmmmm i only said hi to him a couple of times but my cousins ex bf killed himself a few weeks ago its really not something that should be swept under the rug but you cant tell all...
    bv1986 bv1986 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I will always remember Zech...
    gilllung gilllung 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Not interested? More like doesnt even know i exist. Lol:(
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Not interested... But acts like they just might be. Like when you flirt for a whole year. Then when you both go to a bonfire at your friends and you play truth or dare. Then he...
    etraw2A368 etraw2A368 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I need someone else's views. I need help. My brother doesn't talk to or see my mum and it's been about 5 years, I'm 14 so only seeing my brother every other weekend and once during...
    Jackie107 Jackie107 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I feel I am losing hope. The worst part is that I'm researching realtors, looking at houses day after day, getting rejected, chewed out (to the point of putting me in tears...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 15 Responses Apr 4

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    I lost a friend that was as close as a brother to suicide. We had been friends since we were in cub scouts. We pretty much did anything and everything together. We had girlfriends...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    So there's this guy. He's on my track team. Well, on the guys team anyway, but the jr high track practices and does meets together. Well I really like him, he's adorable, he's...
    turtlegeek turtlegeek 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    This is what someone else posted on FB: "Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    There are many different reactions to suicide. Some think it's selfish, some think it's sad, some blame theirselves, and others just can't bare to process it. But no one should...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Can someone please take their time to read this? Its long, 8 pages but it explains a lot about the situation I am currently in. I think a lot of people could relate to this if they...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. That's always the situation for me. It also seems like I have crushes on chicks...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 8

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    After losing such a close friend it has become more evident that the stigma that comes with someone being mentally ill needs to be removed. Depression, anxiety, panic attacks etc...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think to be able to say that you are happy with someone and no one else is beautiful, me being a paranoid idiot I can never believe it 100% when someone tells me this. I also...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F Apr 4

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