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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. 42 People

    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 4 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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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 1 Response Sep 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 15 Responses May 15, 2008

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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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    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 1 Response Aug 13, 2012

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    Especially when he has never admitted it. I only have proof he visited but I know nothing else. It's weird because it was his cousin that he was in this 3 yr relationship with, I...
    Sonny02 Sonny02 41-45, F Apr 8

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    For The Love of Sage- All troubles in my 17 year marriage begin with a little girl called Sage. She is the mixed race child my husband fathered during his 1st year in America...
    FromBehindTheIronCurtain FromBehindTheIronCurtain 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    As usual I don't know where to start this, but I have to find relief somehow and writing always seems like the best solution. My husband and I have been married for 7 years (it'll...
    factsarefacts factsarefacts 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30

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    This weekend is about to be hell. We have to take a trip down to North Carolina to visit my mother-in-law and then to pick up my husband's truck after deployment. Basically we are...
    VBLOVE1106 VBLOVE1106 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    So taking out the garbage is my Husband's job. But most of the time I end up doing it anyway. Which is fine. Whatever. But yesterday, I was so busy with the kids, I only had a...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    My husband has been battling depression for our entire 10-year relationship. It's become a third member of our marriage; a wedge pushing us apart. And I don't know what to do. I...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    Well we've reached the half-way point!! He's only got 6 more months and he's home!!! I can't tell you how exciting and scary that is. Exciting because of course I miss my husband...
    nyckimcbride nyckimcbride 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is new ... My husband took off of work last night and snuck in the house thinking I had someone here ... Really ??? Talk about paranoid ... just cause he has a guilty concious...
    AngelinaRosa AngelinaRosa 36-40, F 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I lost my 18 year old son to suicide on September 09, 2012. IT has been a very emotional experience for me. I have my moments of sadness and then my moments of just good memories...
    esanchez5195 esanchez5195 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    The thoughts started when I was just 13 years old. I didn't know why or where they came from, but I knew I felt sad and that mainly, I just craved this want for attention. I wanted...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F Apr 10

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    In august of 2013 my husband cheated on me without warning. I decided to forgive him and we both agreed to work on our marriage. I am the only one in therapy and I'm also taking...
    jennifermarshall0001 jennifermarshall0001 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Dear Tech Support, Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a distinct slowdown in overall system performance, particularly in the flower and jewelry...
    SinglesAdvice SinglesAdvice 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I have known my husband since we were in the 7th grade, but we didn't get together until after we graduated high school. I was in college and I became pregnant 2 years into our...
    chan50 chan50 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I have been thru many things I shouldn't have had to deal with and there have been many days that those things got to me it started when I was in the second grade and I attempted...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm new to this but decided to go ahead and post my experience. I met my husband when I was 12 years old and at age 15 he took my virginity away. I hung out with him in my early 2...
    Nerilynn Nerilynn 31-35 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I wonder what my Husband would say about all of this. I had this weird moment where I decided they'd like each other better than either ever liked me. That would be rich! I...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F Apr 14

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    My husband was 32 when he committed suicide I was 23
    uniqeuliv uniqeuliv 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Last night I got a very nasty spanking. I had been cocking and attitude all day and knew that I deserved it. I don't know what has gotten ahold of me since I had even got a good...
    SpankedGrace SpankedGrace 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    This made me mad. I didn't even get his second message until I read the first one. Between hockeyfan9 and I BlockDelete hockeyfan9 1 hr ago Hi Reese. I'd love for you to add me...
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Why do I still try??? I catch him in lie after lie. He won't confess to anything unless he can see I'm not going to get over it, then he confesses to the minimum necessary to shut...
    Mrs1105 Mrs1105 18-21, F 32 Responses 3 days ago

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    We met because I started working at a university in a new city and he was my supervisor. After two weeks there we slept together and I became pregnant with twins. When I told him...
    valkyriebird valkyriebird 36-40 Apr 3

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    I had just finished cleaning the bike up, making sure no rust was creeping in over the exhaust, I'd only had it a couple of months so it needed to look amazing still. It was a...
    TheMagicMan66 TheMagicMan66 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was in Minneapolis for the night as my flight was leaving the next morning for Fort Jackson, South Carolina. I decided to walk to the gas station and take in the sights along the...
    gr8love gr8love 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I love motorbikes and have grown up around them. I love the thrill of being on one and wearing all the gear. Motorbikes are so cool. I have never been a very confident person and...
    Clagerag Clagerag 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My moms ex boyfriend bought her a car,bought us a house (we all lived together),two dogs,i had 2 sisters and 1 brother he gave me,with in the years my mom saw the horrid man he was...
    Wisdombird Wisdombird 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am a transgendered person who came out to my wife in 2001 year after 20+ years of marriage (actually, I was originally discovered by my wife in the early 1980's, but I spent a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Many people ask why do you stay in an abusive relationship the answer to that is simple many times with emotional abuse you do not realize you're being abused because the abuser...
    jadelaoch jadelaoch 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    It happened five years ago, I had turned fourteen only a couple of days ago. I wasn't that educated on it, because I had never experienced it, until the night he took advantage of...
    skindeeep skindeeep 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    A 2 time survivor. I am fair skinned and susceptible to skin cancer. As a golfer, that's a big concern. I have had friends with minor skin lesions which were easily taken care of...
    lakeluver lakeluver 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    Both my parents are career driven individuals who made me more because they had a social obligation to at least produce a child then anything else. By the age of 6 months I was in...
    soliloque soliloque 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am extremely sad for humanity and cry for the lost people every single day. I cannot believe the pain and suffering of those that are, they are hurting, and I know how it feels...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So my grandfather is a really nice man and fun to be around but as soon as he has a few drinks he gets very handsy with me. He'll grab my butt and shove me around places. Last week...
    yturgi yturgi 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    "When I can be me, and paint and do other things like I used to, my self esteem will return. When that happens, I might feel strong enough and good enough to start a meaningful...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 2 days ago

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    I have been with my husband for seven years and married for almost six. I'm basically done right now and making a plan to leave. I'll go into his history another time, but the...
    fragmentofthegirl fragmentofthegirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Ten days before Christmas my husband of almost 12 years at the time (together almost 18) gave me a kiss, told me he loves me and left to go shopping for me. It was a Sunday night...
    brokenbecauseofhim brokenbecauseofhim 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I want to start out saying that I love and care about my husband, but he has been driving me crazy with what I consider selfishness lately. We have been together for 7 years and...
    cmsjay cmsjay 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm a 24 year old married, full time student and full time employee. I'm going to school to become a music teacher and am fortunate enough to have a job that works around my school...
    birdyhouse birdyhouse 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I don't think I can forgive my husband for the way that he acted when my father got sick and passed away from prostate cancer after a 10 year battle against it. My dad was pretty...
    idk8 idk8 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Should I leave my asperger husband? I have been married for 9 years and have 2 boys. My youngest has autism and does not talk. My kids prefers to be with me as my husband rarely...
    Angell2014 Angell2014 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Should I leave my asperger husband? I have been married for 9 years and have 2 boys. My youngest has autism and does not talk. My kids prefers to be with me as my husband rarely...
    Angell2014 Angell2014 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Should I leave my asperger husband? I have been married for 9 years and have 2 boys. My youngest has autism and does not talk. My kids prefers to be with me as my husband rarely...
    Angell2014 Angell2014 36-40, F Apr 2

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    Should I leave my asperger husband? I have been married for 9 years and have 2 boys. My youngest has autism and does not talk. My kids prefers to be with me as my husband rarely...
    Angell2014 Angell2014 36-40, F Apr 2

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    Should I leave my asperger husband? I have been married for 9 years and have 2 boys. My youngest has autism and does not talk. My kids prefers to be with me as my husband rarely...
    Angell2014 Angell2014 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Do I love my husband? Yes! Very much & w/ all my heart! Does he **** me off sometimes to the point to where I want to smack his head against the wall? Yes! Very much lol!!! I've...
    MrsOMS MrsOMS 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F Apr 13

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