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I Stopped Someone Else's Suicide Attempt

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, M Jul 14, 2011

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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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    Related Experiences

    So I'm a 17 year old guy who was pretending to be a girl that I know in real life. I really don't know why I did it, I guess I wanted attention, because she's really cute looking...
    GuyHOLLER GuyHOLLER 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Im a 16 year old girl who pretends to be someone else in my mind. I started doing this when I was like 12 or 13. I pretend to be this really beautiful girl named Lily who has...
    ABB98 ABB98 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I just don't understand why someone commit suicide. God gave us a free will to know what's best for us. Our life is precious and we are created with purpose. I can't imagine how...
    Yojj13 Yojj13 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    For over the last year I have been involved with an old friend who is married. We are having an affair, at least we were. A month ago his wife discovered his affair and he decided...
    michaelsotherwoman michaelsotherwoman 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I got a call last night from my husband telling me someone we knew (he knew him a little better then me) hung himself. It's so sad, a successful suicide means he really wanted to...
    thefeels21 thefeels21 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    One of my bestfriends all through high school that I actually dated for like a month when I was a junior took his life yesterday by stepping in front of a semi. He always made life...
    TomarkLove TomarkLove 18-21, F Aug 23

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    My life revolves around improving the lives of all those around me. If I see someone getting bullied, you're going to have to go through me. If I see someone getting mugged, I'm...
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F Sep 13

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    I'm not gonna judge anyone of you, you have your reasons. I talked for a girl (or he/she/it) for a whole year before I found out that this person was fake. Found her on a gay site...
    Revelations90 Revelations90 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I want to believe that everything is going to work out for the best. But, how can the best be without him? We connected on so many levels. I believe he knows me and understands...
    Inlovebutmarried Inlovebutmarried 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    It’s been a while since I’ve written here, but my heart is becoming unbearable again so I thought this would be a good place to work out my feelings. I made a real effort to...
    myownproblem13 myownproblem13 31-35, F Sep 7

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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I constantly pretend that I am a movie star or celebrity, acting out their movie lines. You would think that I am acting as myself but I am not. I act out their scenes as if I am...
    Heaven360 Heaven360 18-21, F Sep 7

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    It was a while back, i never told my mom that i had seen her with another man anyway, i was at my house (BTW im 14 my profile says different but yeah) alone and decided to go to my...
    Zinnylok Zinnylok 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 12

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    Alright, so I've been dating the same guy for about 5 years (since 8th grade) and now we're both starting college. We've always been really close friends but recently I think we...
    taytaybumblebee taytaybumblebee 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    It's part of the honor of being a Viking.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 14

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    I have a crush on this girl who will probably never know who I am as much as I try to get her attention and try to talk to her I can't seem to get it so many guys want her and what...
    allencam05 allencam05 22-25, M Sep 10

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    My story begins in May of 2014. I had a small circle of friends online with which I hanged out with regularly, like every single day, even if it was to talk about our daily life...
    Gregory1990 Gregory1990 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 8

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    Suicide Prevention Week is this week. It might bring up some painful memories, but remember, you're still here for a reason. And be someone else's reason to why they're still here...
    drummerchic4Christ drummerchic4Christ 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I wish I could talk to my Aspie husband about the issues I have with our relationship, but as soon as I say anything, he gets so defensive and turns it back on me or becomes...
    TiffanyPerkins TiffanyPerkins 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    Although I've only been married for a year, my husband and I have been together for almost 14, we're high-school sweethearts. He's the drummer and back up vocalist of the band...
    Schmoolie Schmoolie 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Some info for your quest: Numerous studies indicate that the single most helpful thing you can do for someone experiencing suicide ideation... Listen. The likelihood that you can...
    o0capricious0o o0capricious0o 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    By the time I was 24 years old, I long ago passed that line between social drinking and alcoholism and, in that nebulous alcoholic fog and exaggerated egoism, smirked at relatives...
    cmmacneil cmmacneil 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I've been married for 3 years now. I have a two year old child who still keeps me alive. I've been dealing with depression since I was little... I thought marrying my husband...
    SexyUnicorns SexyUnicorns 18-21, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am 28, and a child of adversity. I was born to a verbally, emotionally, and physically abusive father who I lived with until I was 12. At 7 my grandfather began a 5 year course...
    Suicideispainless Suicideispainless 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    My teen daughter committed suicide last year, and I wrote a book that's being published in 2015 about it : "Once The Storm Is Over: From Grieving To Healing After The Suicide of My...
    ninabingham ninabingham 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    I take depressions and suicide attempts seriously.. and I'd really help you get through it. I'll do my best to help x
    kittyblackeyes kittyblackeyes 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    My teen daughter committed suicide last year, and I wrote a book that's being published next year about it : "Once The Storm Is Over: From Grieving To Healing After The Suicide of...
    ninabingham ninabingham 46-50, F Aug 29

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    After losing my best friend to suicide three years ago I have made it my goal in life to help others. Whether it be just sending someone an encouraging message while they seem down...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 2

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    Ok I know I wrote I was going to bed... But I gotta get this out first so I can go to sleep. It's like word vomit. It's nasty, it's uncomfortable, but once it's out, you feel a lot...
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I have a crush on a guy who's 5 years older than me ,not much however there's much more behind the story. I dated a guy long before and things didn't end up well , he talked...
    AndyWTC AndyWTC 18-21, F Sep 6

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    Well, it's finally happened, realisation has finally hit, took me so long to come to this conclusion and finally realised this is absolutely the only way to go, and the way to go...
    Dylanj11 Dylanj11 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I am in love with someone who's in love with someone else, who is in love with someone else. Can't you see I am in the same boat? I'd be there for you but I get it. They're the...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    Fell in love for the first time 20 yrs ago with a man who thought I was much older than I was. I lied about my age. I really liked him but we only saw each other off and on for a...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was in love with this guy, Brandon, and at first, he loved me back. We used to imagine what our life would be like together when we were older, what college we would go to, where...
    auram59993 auram59993 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    Unrequited love sucks. I know so much about it because it literally is the story of my life. Right now, it just feels like I'm drowning. Drowning in sad emotions, painful thoughts...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I have lived a little while now, I suppose. Life's lessons are not easily forgotten, if one is paying attention. I have experience dealing with dysfunctional situations, alcohol...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I met him online and we were instant friends. He's gay, I'm bi, so I thought that this could be a real relationship. But recently, when I was being flirty with him. He was like...
    matagorta5 matagorta5 13-15, M Sep 1

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    I should be mad at you. Because really you don't care. You were just pretending you care but your actions shows you don't care a bit. But the fool that I am kept on feeling this...
    Samwan Samwan 26-30, F Sep 5

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    My friend is a wonderful person. He's patient, honest, caring, and a dork. We've been (internet) friends for about a year now. Although we didn't talk much one-on-one(we mostly...
    PorcelainMaiden PorcelainMaiden 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    It's always harder than u think, giving up on someone. Might not be the person u truly fall for but it hurts because I don't know, he's the only one that make it known that he...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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