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I Stopped Someone Else's Suicide Attempt

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Several times... In two B & B's; in a co-worker's house; twice in lover's houses; once at a nudist party.
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    I am 15 years old, and I hate to admit it, but pretending to be someone else online & hiding behind someone else's looks kind of comfort me. It sounds horrible, I know. But I'm so...
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    I've said this a few times before but I'll say it a couple more. If I saw someone's life in danger I'd easily take the punch, hit, bullet, etc. for them in a heartbeat. I hate...
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'm almost 16 years old, and I've been pretending to be several people for over 5/6 years. I don't do it for fun, I don't do it to hurt others, I don't like that I do it. I've had...
    everydayregret everydayregret 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I always wished I could be someone else. I always figured someone else had it easier. Someone else has it better. Someone else has more to offer, more to give, more to live... I...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I never meant to start having feelings for you. I already had strong feelings for someone else. I guess they weren't strong enough, huh? You could have told me you were in love...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 10

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    Sometimes I wish I was someone else. I'll get an urge to be a completely different person. I really should love me for me, but I really hate me sometimes. My emotions get the...
    UniqueFemale UniqueFemale 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Wtf?? What such irony........why would you think about loving someone else if the person you love is right there?? Honestly it wasn't love that brought you together, that's what's...
    XannaleiseX XannaleiseX 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    About 18 years ago, I met an amazing guy. We really connected & had amazing chemistry. At the time he had a set 3 mo old twin boys & I discovered that I was pregnant by my ex. So...
    Angeeb Angeeb 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    On EP he was my friend and I was helping him stop cutting I knew that he committed suicide yesterday . It was horrible .he posted a suicide letter when he was ding and after that...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F a week ago

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    I almost forgot about this website so I went to go read up on my experiences and in all honesty I can't even recognize who I used to be. It's difficult to experience a past feeling...
    wiinterhorchatas wiinterhorchatas 16-17, F Jul 4

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    I keep having flashbacks of when I found my best friend unconscious with a ribbon tied around her neck. She was purple and not responding and I thought she was dead. I had to cut...
    icyelsa icyelsa 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    This is a weird piece in my history.... I vaguely recall my late father going on about a cousin of his who killed himself by sticking a pillow case/ slip or whatever, over his...
    cpthaddock cpthaddock 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I have been married to the same man for a little over Ten years. With dating and everything we've been together for almost 12. Problem is off and on I've always wondered if he was...
    Gdsgirl Gdsgirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    My MM has disrespected me one too many times. I have tried to be everything that he wanted but have lost myself. I've lost my spark, my enthusiasm for life and even sometimes my...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    How do I end it with my MM? He's been a jerk lately. I've forgiven him many times. Last week I forgave him for his online searches...he actually has kept his promise but he also...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    Last night I dressed up as a male tramp just to see if I could get away with it . I had been preparing for a week by ripping jeans rubbing mud on them and peeing in them numerous...
    Kymmy2012 Kymmy2012 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    It is gratifying. Perhaps one of the best reasons why I love my friends is that I make them smile and/or laugh, and vice versa. Simply the thought of knowing you've made a...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    So for the past year or so I have been pretending to be someone I know. I did it because I hate the way I look and the girl I am pretending to be is really beautiful. So for the...
    pretendingx pretendingx 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I happen to love two men. Is that a crime? It's not like I have to act on it, right? Why do I feel so guilty at times? Is it wrong to be friends with someone? This is my dilemma.
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    This is not infatuation, I've been infatuated before and this is completely different...I've been married 3 and 1/2 years and I love my husband though we have a rocky marriage...
    galaxyrea galaxyrea 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Every woman should read the book "He's just not that into you"...of course it's not written for married people having affairs, but the basic rule still applies! I've been a fool...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Today I became neurotic...repeated myself 100 ways and forced my MM who actually had no plans in leaving me, to think about actually leaving me. He didn't want to break up with me...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F Jul 7

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    Last night I was freaking out, thinking I may be reaching that point where I either need to say good-bye to my best friend or I'm going to make a huge mistake. Today though, I feel...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My friend texted me and said: goodbye dude I asked what he meant and he didn't text back I went to his house and the doors were locked so I banged on the door but he didn't answer...
    AustinLoverBoy AustinLoverBoy 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    "She will not come out of her room" her mother cried to me on the other end of the phone that fate full day so many years ago...... A month before this sad day....seeing how...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I've had depression and anxiety pretty much my whole life, leading to two hospital stays in my late teens. At that stage it was suspected to be some sort of psychosis, or...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Just because you're not feeling too great yourself doesn't mean you got the right to put others down and make them feel crap also... Just because your life is hell doesn't mean you...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 13

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    I've spend the past few months helping my friends and family with their own emotional and mental issues that I haven't made time to help myself and I've reached a point where I...
    Spencer7742 Spencer7742 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Even though Im 19, most of my friends are either my age or much younger than me. In addition to that, most of my friends are female, even though I am male. after that quick set up...
    ThunderST0RM1N ThunderST0RM1N 18-21, M Jul 7

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    I lost a good friend on Friday. I found out as I was walking into work. It was one of those moments when time stopped. Everything just stood still. And it hasn't started back up...
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    CongratulationS CongratulationS 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Lucky for me, I'm still very young but the hurt is still there. I had been dating this guy off and on for four years and every time we'd break up, it'd be for the same reasons...
    Dahmerbby Dahmerbby 16-17, F Jul 3

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    I was a straight woman who fell in love with a lesbian BPD almost 2 years ago, deeply and madly in love. Last spring, she "needed space," announcing this days before an...
    Dim485 Dim485 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    Hi there, I’d just like to share my story of an exhausting mistake I made. When I was young I enjoyed a ridiculously close relationship with God. No joke, my mum and I had been...
    buttonthimbles buttonthimbles 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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