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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. 49 People

    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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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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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    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 4 days ago

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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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    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 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 1 day ago

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    Since we first got together 15 years ago I have struggled with my husband's irresponsible and selfish financial behaviour. He only works on projects that he wants to do and for the...
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    I am a living sex doll for my husband’s pleasure. My husband and I had a very active sex life until I lost my sex drive due to illness and medications. I have spoken to several...
    KAM0764 KAM0764 51-55, F May 19

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    My my attempted ever year for as long as I can remember. Or as my sister and I say 'pretended to attempt' when she was not the center of attention. My husband said he wanted to...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I just got back from camp....it was appalling! The food was not even fit for human consumption (except the cookies, of which I stole so many I assume some poor kids missed out...
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    Yesterday it made 6 months since I tried suicide and survive. I feel glad to say that I also survived all those 6 months.
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    I get along with my husband, but something happened yesterday that kind of made me feel bad about maybe giving him less credit than he deserves. I'm 6 months pregnant as of...
    JaxyBaine JaxyBaine 26-30, F 2 Responses May 3

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    4 days ago I was in the phone with a friend of mine who is a police officer. We were planning an atv ride that afternoon into the forest. At that moment he got a missing person...
    mongoheadmonster mongoheadmonster 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 30

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    got a letter from him today!! I'm soo happy!!! this is the first time i've heard from him since he got there, it feels so good to know that he's okay. I LOVE HIM FOREVER!
    kianalove3 kianalove3 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I survived being stabbed I stab myself all the time it's just knowing where to stab yourself so you survive
    ILoveToBeTortured ILoveToBeTortured 18-21, F May 16

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    My mother was exactly 40 years old. The police found her naked and lying in a puddle of vomit. She had suffered from mental illness her whole life. Right before she killed herself...
    ChelseaCupp25 ChelseaCupp25 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    my husband killed himself. left myself and a 2 year old boy. our son is four now and I still miss him so much. I have moved on and have an amazing boyfriend but I still think about...
    kayliw kayliw 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It hurt, yeah. Probably the deepest pain you will ever feel is losing your first love. Except I didn't just lose him, he lost himself. It was sad to see someone you were once to in...
    LorenFlower LorenFlower 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Kimba112 Kimba112 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I find that my situation is different than many I've read here and also very much the same. Some of these posts actually make me think "I don't have it so bad", but the bottom line...
    iwant2bhappyagain iwant2bhappyagain 56-60, F May 9

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    Nature has it's own way of showing its rage. It's a miracle when you survive that rage. You thank the graces of nature yet you curse it at the same time. But that is all you can do...
    Shayala Shayala 18-21, F May 13

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    Broke my T3 vertebrae in 2000. Very greatful that that's all it was. There was one fatality after a year. If I never had a seat belt I would be either paralyzed or dead.
    avachat avachat 51-55, M May 6

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    I hope this doesn't offend anyone. It is merely my intent to share my joy here for the person who is in the role of my husband. Yes this seems a little odd, but it is our reality...
    MrsJoanieBNH MrsJoanieBNH 56-60, T 24 Responses May 15

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    My husband made my day AMAZING. .. For those of you who follow my experiences, you may know that my husband and I have not been on the best terms these past 2 years, since he...
    KierstenJ671 KierstenJ671 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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    I've posted here before about how abusive my husband is to me. I'm planning on leaving him this summer because my parents are coming down and by that time I'll save up some more...
    Faith89 Faith89 22-25, F 2 Responses May 14

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    My husband ruins me! I just can't! I've done nothing wrong but because he tracks my every move I went to drop my car off today to get washed and he obviously new I left my office...
    Wishful2388 Wishful2388 26-30, F 2 Responses May 13

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    I don't think there is a word that can sum up how much I hate my husband. I hate him I hate him I hate him. We have been together for 9 years and 3 children. For as long as I can...
    Ava237 Ava237 26-30 3 Responses May 15

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    Kenned Kenned 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I miss my husband so much,it's so hard to see him go every Sunday. But every Friday he gets home we get so happy <3 I'm in love with my two boys,my baby and my beloved husband...
    HappyWife16 HappyWife16 18-21, F May 6

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    My husband has been someone that I have completely killed myself to please. He is a complete ball of insecurities and for the past 5 years always try's to catch me in a lie that...
    Wishful2388 Wishful2388 26-30, F 4 Responses May 10

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    My husband blames me for pushing him into someone else's arms. I obviously would have never have done that. I would never want my husband to have sex and fall in love with...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 5 Responses May 16

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    My husband blames my friends and our family for the advice that they gave during this time. He told me he hates his cousin and his aunt who both helped me during this separation...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Unforgivble- In March of this year after serving 15 years of a 20 year sentence my husband of 21 years was deported from the United States back to his native Italy. That's where I...
    CocoaBelle CocoaBelle 41-45, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    As alot of you know my husband is a truck driver and gone alot. Sometimes weeks at a time. Any way ever since high school I've been with other women of and on. I never told my...
    mztruble mztruble 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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