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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

    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...
    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...
    onesmittenkitten onesmittenkitten 26-30, F 15 Responses May 15, 2008

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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...
    dottycom dottycom 51-55 4 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...
    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...
    Claere Claere 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2012

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    Where do I even start? Since the day my husband and I got together, she has been non stop at trying to get him back. she used to send him texts saying she was in the shower and...
    Jwatson89 Jwatson89 22-25 Mar 20

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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 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Yes, I have lost a family member to suicide. It was my first husband. We loved each other very much and we had three beautiful boys together. My husband was a military officer...
    happygoluckywife happygoluckywife 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 19

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    I have written on here once before, about a comment my husband had made awhile ago about our marriage. Now, within a short week, everything has completely crumbled. First let me...
    mbackman678 mbackman678 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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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 a week ago

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    Two nights ago, my husband overdosed, on purpose. He told me the day after it happened. He survived, thank God. He is in SICU for the third night, trying to get over acetaminophen...
    lemleythelioness lemleythelioness 41-45, F 5 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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'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 3 days ago

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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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    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 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 kept it a secret until a few years ago, when I started therapy (due to my promiscuous behavior). I was raped by 2 men when I was at a party. I never told my parents because I...
    kschulz73 kschulz73 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've always been a safe rider and have riden motorcycles for almost 30 years. People generally trust me to lead a group which I do with safety as the primary focus. Last May, I was...
    DaCrusher DaCrusher 46-50, M Mar 21

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    I'm not sure how well I will be received here but I am sharing my story nonetheless. I was widowed at the age of 32 and my son was 2 1/2. I was not looking for a relationship after...
    MomofOZ2003 MomofOZ2003 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Reading all these stories has opened my eyes to how many of us are struggling with such similar problems. I've been married for 4 years. with no kids as i couldn't possibly bare...
    Nutmeg11 Nutmeg11 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I love a man who is not my husband. This does not diminish the love I have for my husband. It is a different entity all together. But it still makes me feel guilty that I even...
    lyssabee0215 lyssabee0215 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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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 a week ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My husband cheated on me with prostitutes. Two a month ago, and once in 2012, when we were separated. He had that one come to our house while our kids were sleeping upstairs. These...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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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 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So tell me if I'm wrong. I have been married for 11 years. My husband kept receiving texts from a female co worker that were sometimes inappropriate( not work related) for over a...
    Hamnamatata Hamnamatata 41-45 1 Response Mar 18

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    I been with my husband a yr and a half we been married for almost a month. About a week ago my husband was acting very wired about his cell phone. It's was always on silence, fast...
    chris760 chris760 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 19

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    To start I got married at 19 and let me say we were so infatuated with each other it was perfect. Shortly after being married his temper sky rocketed, his job was killing him, he...
    cassielee44 cassielee44 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    My husband isn't dead and he hasn't gone overseas or left for some other adventure. He's simply left. I have had to accept that he is no longer the same person I fell in love with...
    instinctivepurity instinctivepurity 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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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