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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. 59 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    7 days ago my husband tried to take his own

    life. Day to day life has been difficult of Late. My husband has been out of work for the best part of 3.5 years and in that time he has managed some 3-6 month stints interstate... A 3 hour plane ride away which of course is not feasible when you are financially strapped. So we...
    twilightmum twilightmum
    36-40, F
    Apr 17

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 24, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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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