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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. 52 People

    I'm having a really hard day.

    My husband tried to kill himself again last night. I have a three year old and a baby on the way. My husband is currently under 24 hour watch in the er until all the Meds he took are out, then he will be admitted to an impatient facility where they will hopefully work on making...
    Cayse Cayse 22-25, F Jun 28

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    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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    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 2 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    This isn't your "usual" suicide story.

    For this one, please empty your mind & put yourself in another's shoes at moments. My husband & I have been married for 14 months. Three months ago I cut him down from a rope in the basement... Two months after we were married I was diagnosed with delayed onset PTSD from...
    BethBoehm BethBoehm 22-25, F May 28

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    I survived my Husband's suicide attempt.

    It wasn't your usual story...but I had to cut him down & not a day goes by that I don't remember.
    BethBoehm BethBoehm 22-25, F 1 Response May 28

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    how do I heal how do my children heal.

    May 4, 2015 my husband took 4 full bottles of medication and slit one of his wrist. I had gotten off work and called to tell him I was home and he was groggy and he told me he couldn't take it anymore. He had been suffering from paranoia and depression. I immediately called my...
    JorrieA JorrieA 31-35, F 2 Responses May 24

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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, 2014

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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 18 Responses May 15, 2008

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    This last Sunday my husband hanged him self

    after one of our normal money fight and nothing huge or something out of the ordinary. Or that is what I thought I noticed he started to sweat so I told him to sit down because he might have a seizure ; he has had them since he was 18 he is now 27 from a car wreck when he broke...
    numbunknown numbunknown 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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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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    Yesterday my fiancé called me at work

    and told me he just took a bunch of sleeping pills and drank half of a bottle of Jim beam. We have been together for 4 years, and he has always battled depression. The medicines he has been on haven't worked so back in February he decided to try life without meds. He is also a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 23

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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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    I feel so sad. One minute we are happy then the next he is shutting me out and yelling at me. I have no family and no one to talk to. When I try to talk to him, he gets angry and...
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    I Hate my husband right now I know I shouldn't be saying this but he discourages me so bad he drains the shhhh out of me with he's rollercoaster of emotions I'm staring to think he...
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    I know my ex boy friend from Social media since 2009. He is from Sri Lanka n I'm from Malaysia. We were became friends in Social media friends n used to chat once in a while. And...
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    They said if two people love each other no matter what other people tells them they will still be together. But on my case that never happened. I always need to fight for my place...
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Once upon a time I decided to cook for hubs (boyfriend back then) and bought all the ingredients to make my grandmother's chicken and dumplings. Hubs was excited as he said that...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ever since the day I married my husband, he's become a changed man. Not at all in a good way but a bad way. He has a drinking problem and every time he drinks he treats me like...
    blessings1 blessings1 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    From day one of our marriage he has not been my partner. We've been together 8, married 5. He was a great boyfriend but a horrible husband. He's not the adult I dated, he makes...
    marty0710 marty0710 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My fiancé (now husband) cheated on me a month before our wedding and I just found out. We are both Christians, so generally we like to take part in church activities and events...
    Klw7 Klw7 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My husband thinks he is an intelligent, thoughtful, responsible and loyal man. I did too when I married him. The truth is that he is lazy, educated in pop culture, needy and...
    wildsmile wildsmile 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am Day Four into my diagnosis. Started with a metallic taste in mouth on Sunday and an eye twitch that went away after a few hours. I felt very, very tired all that day however...
    RNDeb RNDeb 56-60, F Aug 20

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    I am Day Four into my diagnosis. Started with a metallic taste in mouth on Sunday and an eye twitch that went away after a few hours. I felt very, very tired all that day however...
    RNDeb RNDeb 56-60, F Aug 20

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    Today I said out loud to my therapist that I want to leave my husband. It wasn't something I blurted out or that came out of nowhere. It was a moment of honesty and clarity after...
    0penUp 0penUp 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I don't know how much longer I can hang on. I am always the care taker. I work full-time, pay all the bills, pay our health insurance, go to the grocery store, cook, clean, and...
    LostSomeWhere123 LostSomeWhere123 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    So through out this experience with my husband, I've learned that he really enjoys pleasing beautiful black beauties.... And they really know how to please him... It's such an...
    sultry84 sultry84 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I need to complain somewhere, so here goes. My husband was laid off more than two years ago. We kind of expected he might not find anything right away, but it's close to two years...
    gale5 gale5 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I hate my husband, i don't think i love him anymore. I want out of this marriage but he wouldn't let me. I will go to my mother's house and take my kids with me this weekend and i...
    Misfit143 Misfit143 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Just one time I would like my husband to take responsibility for his child and help with back to school supplies, clothes or shoes but in His child's life he hasn't helped once and...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I've held back for a long time, but I think it's over. When I was 3 years old, my parents divorced. Around a year or so afterwards, my mother started dating a man, his name was...
    relaxitsjustanightmare12 relaxitsjustanightmare12 13-15, T Aug 18

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    IT's not over.. I just want to go home.. I wonder if the physical abuse is next..
    wrestlingwithhope wrestlingwithhope 41-45, M Aug 17

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    I went from an abusive childhood straight into an abusive marriage. Until I married my second husband (at 33) the only people to ever reciprocate my love were my maternal...
    Chrylblck Chrylblck 36-40, F Aug 17

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    My husband has been in jail for 2 months. He is an alcoholic and coke addict and I believe this is his rock bottom. He could be serving up to a year but is in the rehab program in...
    JillShep JillShep 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    A few days ago, me, my dad, my brothers and sister were driving back from a friend's house, and some guy was drunk driving and crashed into us. To skip through what happened, my...
    MangaMinx MangaMinx 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    ...i swear i treat this thing like a diary. if you mind, you can just hide me. it's not fb, but i treat it like it is. i like my compulsivity. if i wasn't this eccentric, i would...
    amazedbygrace amazedbygrace 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My husband and I just "celebrated" 11 years of marriage & we have a beautiful daughter that is about to turn 5. We always agreed that when we had kids he would stay home & I would...
    sunshine1879 sunshine1879 36-40, F Aug 16

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    I just want to rant. When my husband gets mad at me because something so small & unreasonable in my opinion, I hate him. He said that he is stress because of me, but I think it's...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    He borrows money from his retired mother. He's almost 40. He's more dedicated to working for others than he is to our business. He's decided he wants to have children...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    i am a 53 year old mom and still active in every way. i have been told by my husband's friends that i do not look my age and could pass for 40 without batting an eye. i have been...
    mablady45 mablady45 66-70, F 1 Response Aug 14

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