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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. 55 People

    Two and a half years ago I found my partner of

    then 8 years trying to hang himself. We had been living together for 7 years, we are soul mates. He had a drinking problem and this was causing problems for us and I had been feeling unable to continue together even though I loved him dearly. He was also struggling financially...
    immy83 immy83 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2015

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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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    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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    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, 2015

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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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    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 1 Response Jun 28, 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, 2015

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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, 2015

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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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    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, 2015

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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, 2015

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    I survived but did our marriage?

    What about our kids. It was 4 days ago my husband came into our bedroom while I was sleeping (we all were a sleep me, our 11 year old and our 17 year old) it was 11:00pm screaming I hope your happy I just cut myself I tried to kill myself now I need a hospital. Blood was...
    Larindat Larindat 46-50, F Sep 6, 2015

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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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    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 1 Response May 24, 2015

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    I don't know about it being her only purpose, but I would love to fill this role for a future husband! I want a man who considers it his duty and responsibility to ensure I was...
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    caused by myself , shameful to admit I did panic once and not hit stop. thankfully a snow bank was there or it would of been s tree I hit. first time driving stick shift..haha
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    My husband and I have had a terribly rocky last three years together. He's cycled, going from adoring me to blaming me; he's begged me to stay and he's insisted I leave. He's...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F a week ago

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    My girlfriend attempted suicide last week. I woke up to her having seizures in my bed. She injected some medication to overdose and swallowed sleeping pills trying to end her...
    FallingIn FallingIn 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Well can things get any worse. Can a person feel any more broken and when you feel like it cant get any worse...it does! My husband wasn't just having an affair... It was with a...
    Mostfabdon Mostfabdon 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I once survived near death suicide, i cut my throat with a carrott
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    My husband is a new pastor. God threw us into a vipers den. He was pastor for a month and had a major heart attack. Then sister busy body came to him two weeks afterwards...
    Newpw Newpw 41-45 2 Responses Jan 27

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    so i havent been on here in a while so this is a status update...ever since my husband got moved from county to prison i hadn't been able to see him. Where he's at they only do...
    kianalove3 kianalove3 18-21, F Jan 26

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    I am so ready for it to end. I have some arrangements to make regarding my children. then the time will be right. Finding out my husband that I loved so much cheated on me was the...
    nothingandno1 nothingandno1 31-35, F 24 Responses Jan 26

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    When I was around thirteen, I watched my biological mother try to kill herself, and being the only one with her at the time had to call another adult to come help get her to a...
    ToughLoveKitten ToughLoveKitten 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    A Number of Them The first one i remember was about 1959. After work and i was riding shotgun. I think the driver fell asleep but he said he flinched when a pebble hit the...
    CFOM CFOM 66-70, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I can hardly bear to look at him anymore these days. The abuse that he has subjected me to makes it next to impossible to stay here, but I have little other choice for a while...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Today is my husband's 29th birthday. We've been together since he was 17 years old. I can't imagine life without him. Anyone who knows me knows I tend to go all out for the people...
    GlitterJules GlitterJules 26-30, F 11 Responses Jan 24

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    please be careful on here ladies ... I've had a few man people private message me. I am not an expert by any means but if a man is hitting on you from this particular topic board...
    starlight1976 starlight1976 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    i was in a relationship with a man for over 5 years. I don't know when the abuse started, everything is so blurred now. Thinking back I think I was manipulated into believing he...
    JustGotOut2016 JustGotOut2016 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    I love the Sahara, a vast sea of mainly sand, stretching across the North of Africa, from the Atlantic seaboard to the shores of the Red Sea.  I shall refer to it in the...
    heqawaset heqawaset 70+, M Jan 24

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    It's been 20 plus years and was a horrible experience, especially the end. We have 2 grown children and I have not spoken to him for about 20 years. I sometimes dream of his...
    Raregolds Raregolds 51-55, F Jan 23

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    Sadly I don't even know where to start....... I have been married for a little over a year... verbal and phyiscal abuse off and on......came close to divorcing........ he's has...
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    I met my husband when I was 23 I loved him the first time I saw him we both knew we were ment to be he had a lot of baggage but I knew we could always work through anything there...
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