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I Survived My Husband's Suicide Attempt

A group for anyone who has dealt with the attempted suicide of a loved one. 45 People

    Helpless

    My husband has always been depressed. This year some events have occurred that pushed him over the edge. Last week he threatened to kill himself and I baker acted him. He came home and looked and appeared to feel great. Yesterday we got into an argument over an unfortunate choice...
    Claere Claere 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    How Do You Heal?

    My husband and I have been together for seven years. Two summers ago, in the midst of extreme financially difficulty, my husband tried to commit suicide. It was July 20, and my parents and sister and I were just returning home after a family get together. My husband was supposed...
    onesmittenkitten onesmittenkitten 26-30, F 17 Responses May 15, 2008

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    I was ready to get married

    when my fiancé attempted suicide due to financial stress. I went from an extreme high to rock bottom in a matter of an hour. I have only been finding out more and more heartbreaking news and am trying to cope. In a few days I was to be a bride and now I am picking up the pieces...
    lanns lanns 26-30, F Jun 28

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    Five Days And 100 Pills Later

    Five days ago my husband tried to kill himself. He has always struggled with depression on and off over the years , but last Sunday he really wanted to leave this world. He took like 100 pills and drank 2 bottles of wine. We are not living together but we are trying to fix that...
    dottycom dottycom 51-55 5 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    A year and a half ago,

    my husband who suffers from depression decided to end his life and take mine along with him. So, one Sunday morning he woke up, went downstairs, loaded a shotgun and ran back upstairs. I heard him thundering up the stairs so I got out of bed. That's when I saw him, gun raised...
    darkea darkea 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Terrified About Him Going Back To Work In A Month

    This past January, I rec'd a call from the Sheriff dept. My husband left work at lunch, went home and put a hose from the exhaust into his truck, shut the garage door and turned on the generator. He should be dead right now, but shopaholic that I am, UPS delivered a package...
    Mommyover40 Mommyover40 41-45 2 Responses Sep 13, 2012

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    We had company, my husband's mom and sister. We were talking about when my husband and I met. I said we started dating around 2001. He said it was 2000. I was wrong because I was...
    txhouswife42 txhouswife42 41-45, F Sep 7

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    She wasn't even remotely pretty.
    Liaannmarie Liaannmarie 22-25, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    My life as I know it has been turned upside down. Two nights ago, my husband didn't come home after work. In the 7 years we've been together, this wasn't something uncommon. He has...
    ZeldaIV ZeldaIV 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    im not completely sure if i should be upset with my husband or not but i am, i have never been married before so i dont know how these things work. I think my husband's ex is very...
    izzyd izzyd 18-21, F Sep 3

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    My husband's jealousy is more than I can bare.
    Bikinigardener Bikinigardener 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 25

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    Aww, my husband's new pet name for me is 'sassenach'.
    erieclover erieclover 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Am i able to put a lien in opposition to the marital residence until I obtain the factors outside of it which i was awarded? I wish to put a lien on his home for the level of the...
    Yolandajn652 Yolandajn652 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I still remember the time I tried, 5 years ago when I was 12. I popped 60 over pills into my mouth and tried to swallow them, of course eventually I did. I remember feeling sick...
    Verasayshi Verasayshi 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I met him when I was a freshman in high school, he was a senior. After he graduated I'd run into him every so often when I would be grocery shopping with my parents or out and...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Last month was the 20th anniversary of the Trauner Fire in Rough & Ready. I am posting this story as a reminder to us all to keep ourselves fire safe. Remember people and animals...
    YubaRiver YubaRiver 61-65, M 5 days ago

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    I had this amazing best friend, the kind that you see in movies that you always wish you had but never find. We found each other when we were 16, he was working at the hospital i...
    crazyinbama86 crazyinbama86 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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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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    I always figured I was pretty normal growing up, after all how could I know what life was like for others. I knew I was sad a lot and did not know why I was so dang sad all the...
    Brumble Brumble 26-30, M Aug 23

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    I survived Hurricane Andrew back in 1992. I will never forget that summer I spent with my grandmother. I was at the Imperial at Brickell in downtown Miami FL, and was about 7 at...
    jt8md88 jt8md88 26-30, M Sep 3

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    After some last couple testing times, we are doing well. I'm so in love and can see why I chose to marry this man.. he's handsome too :)
    AlyNEli AlyNEli 26-30, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    there i said it... this marriage feels more like a burden with every passing day. the urge to get out keeps getting stronger. i don't want this anymore ! he's far too nice and i...
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Last night I faced something I knew I would be facing a a soon to be single mom with no family near me. The ER.... by myself and all 4 kids. My son cut his foot and needed stitches...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F Sep 5

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    On june 11 2014 my girlfriend and I were riding home after work around 10:30 pm on a hilly county road , coming up to the top of a hill i seen one set of headlights then another...
    blahbla43 blahbla43 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Our room was also conveniently just a brief minute wander to Kuramathi Spa. At any time because exposing Johnny to your superb world of massages in Thailand, heR17;s been hooked...
    Lyndon407mj Lyndon407mj 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    While sexless it is not loveless. I often am ashamed because I don't always "get past" my own physical needs. Here's a little background. My wife, while not "touchy feely" is a...
    expromiscuous expromiscuous 41-45 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    A reaffirmation can occur actually whenever immediately after the particular wedding -- the next day or thirty several years afterwards. But you don't need to renew much too soon...
    Dirkhxm2260 Dirkhxm2260 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    The sphere of Laertes will be the place wherever Odysseus encountered his father just after killing the suitors. Not The huge 2000-year aged Laerte's olive.You obtain over the...
    Rileyrr1962 Rileyrr1962 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    There is certainly way more to Vietnamese foods than combining a variety of ingredients, cooking them inside of a pot and serving them up as being a fulfilling dish.Hanoi's very...
    Augustina97sy Augustina97sy 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    So Mr thought me to be mentally ill; yeah I was the time I said yes to his proposal the time I left my ex for him.If I felt low enough and that too because of this bastard telling...
    art24 art24 18-21, F a week ago

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    And had 6 years in remission. It's back. I just found out today. I really don't want to do this again. No choice though, I'm a single dad. The trick is not letting the kids see...
    Z00Z00Z Z00Z00Z 36-40, M Aug 19

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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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    This actually happened yesterday so I might as well share it. I'm 15 and still in school, so I was waiting for my mom to pick me up after a long day. I saw her car across the...
    firelovelies firelovelies 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Well this more than just my depression. I was diagnosed at 13 with clinical depression and. rapid cycling bipolar disorder. A real living hell with the knowledge that my sadness...
    jwolf09 jwolf09 22-25, M Sep 7

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    Today, September 15, is my 5 year cancer survivor anniversary! The day that most cancer survivors are considered cured! I was lucky mine was caught early, so that I only had to go...
    Itsmytime2be Itsmytime2be 41-45, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I got married in June. I've known my husband for 7-8 years (lost track), been living with him for around 7 months, and dating for a year. We have a baby together. Last month he...
    Ealasme Ealasme 16-17, F Aug 19

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    My husband had a great paying, great benefits job in the Army & got out & took a job making less than half of what he was making. He works for his uncle & we moved into a house...
    Laurenannette Laurenannette 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    When I was 18 I met my husband. As the course of my life went my husband and I didn't get together until I was 21. A few months after we started going out we ended up pregnant with...
    Blondie0912 Blondie0912 22-25, F Sep 7

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    I was married for 13 years to the man I believed would be with me forever. For the first 5 years, everything was good - I practically fell at his feet every single day out of my...
    kmdogmom kmdogmom 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    A window into the emotions of a couples counseling session as the betrayed wife...and those "AHAH!" moments. We are past a year since DDay. Our sessions back then were on coping...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    My husband of 25 yrs cheated on me , I just found out for sure May. 27 an I can't think of nothing else , the girl was his sons girlfriend and she is pregnant supposed to b by my...
    hizwife25 hizwife25 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I need help and advice! My husband of six years is not the man I thought he was. I fell in love with a man who I thought was more positive than negative, but for the last few years...
    miserablecoma miserablecoma 31-35, F Aug 31

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    GEN.2:18 - THE LORD GOD SAID, IT IS NOT GOOD THAT MAN SHOULD BE ALONE; I WILL MAKE HIM AN HELP MEET FOR HIM ECCL.4:9-11 - TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE...THEY HAVE A GOOD REWARD ECCL...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Sep 5

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    Hi everyone, This is the first time I write about my feelings, but I found so many people in the same situation. I'm 28 years old, been married for less than a year and a half...
    soul1986 soul1986 26-30 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Mine is not a husband!!! He's just a spouse. A husband is someone who takes care of his wife. Emotionally, physically, and everything in between. A spouse is an *******, that...
    fedup9742 fedup9742 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    I don't love my husband anymore. I don't even like him as a person very much anymore. He's lazy and rude. He sucks the joy out of everything. I've stayed for my kids (& hoping we...
    skcg1 skcg1 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    My husband and I are growing apart and I don't know what to do about it. I shouldn't have married him in the first place although he's a lovely guy. He's just not the right person...
    missraspberryberet missraspberryberet 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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