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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. 45 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 17 Responses May 15, 2008

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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 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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    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, 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Well, let me introduce myself. I am a thirty-something year old wife and mother. Roughly 3 years ago, I discovered that my husband of over 10 years was and had been in an actual...
    Aworkingprogression Aworkingprogression 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    2NDP-----Well, it's been a minute or two. My husband and I are still together and trying to make things work. It is still super-duper hard. Right now, my husband is out of state...
    Aworkingprogression Aworkingprogression 36-40, F 15 hrs ago

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    It's been more than 13 years since we married and his ex still has a way of being hateful. She uses their child against us and has the child believing all her lies. My stepdaughter...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 11

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    It started off with a "cold" I caught from my 14 years daughter. I had gone to the hospital and they treated it like the flu. After fainting once in the shower and laying around...
    jenniejennjen jenniejennjen 36-40, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I've attempted 5 times. I never thought I would say this, but I'm glad I survived.
    Colourfi Colourfi 13-15, T 1 Response Apr 2

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    I never told this to anyone. I am afraid that it will hurt them too bad. When I was 17 almost 18 and my mom left, because she had a drug issue, to rehab, I attempted to die. I don...
    BrokenWander BrokenWander 22-25, F a week ago

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    i attempted suicide two and a half years ago,by taking 42 pills of acetaminophen,the only thing that made me call an ambulance was that my little boy asked me for a glass of water...
    nanvalglex nanvalglex 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I cook, clean, take care of our child, I'm always available for him, I dress up, get on my knees, listen to him, watch him play video games, put up with his **** addiction, I do...
    MsBlasian MsBlasian 22-25, F 12 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    It's taken me a long time to get around to writing this letter. I've been putting it off for years, to be honest. I suppose that I was waiting for you to get in touch with me. An...
    courtney24850 courtney24850 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I love my husband but he and my adult kids are really driving me nuts. I have a great son who for the last couple years faught addiction and got himself put in prison as the only...
    rustyrabbit rustyrabbit 46-50, F Mar 31

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    I really hate, when my boyfriend and I are in public, and some woman will just start talking to him (not casually or friendly) and start being rudely flirtatious. It's really...
    DaydreamerLegacy DaydreamerLegacy 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have Written about my experiance.s with my husband over the last 14 years, It seemed the more we tried to compromise the worse things became. Now its no holds bared in keeping...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I Remember it like it was yesterday. I know that sounds so cliche but it's true. It is forever engraved into my mind. I remeber every single touch, bruise, being unable to breath...
    ariajett ariajett 22-25, F Mar 30

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    So yesterday we were talking about movies and their sequels. My husband: So the fast and the furious sequels just keep getting better. Me: that's such a typical guy film, it...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Give Me Back My Children!-In November 1999 I arrived back in the United States after 10 years abroad first in the Army then married. I was back for my father's funeral but I didn't...
    Cherokeebelle Cherokeebelle 41-45, F Apr 11

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    I have been married to my husband for a year 1 1/2. we have known each other for 3 years...he is the love of my life and a great man he would give the shirt off his back to anyone...
    alwayslove8387 alwayslove8387 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    It's a debate that Paine or sensation can happen in a dream. Something I've always wondered seeing I have nightmares often. But the other night I felt like I finally know it can...
    Peyton11 Peyton11 22-25, F Apr 14

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    When I was three days old my father beat me until my lungs failed. He went to prison. My mother's boyfriends wouldn't leave me alone and if I told my mother what was happening...
    NightAngel1969 NightAngel1969 41-45, F Apr 15

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    Some people are scared to end relationships because they think 'but i've spent so much time with that person, and now everyday that passes, i won't know how he is, or what's going...
    piscean1234 piscean1234 18-21, F Apr 18

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    I have 5 siblings. 4 sisters and 1 brother. I'm the oldest. For a very long time, I thought I was alone... Recently, I've had 2 sisters tell me that they too, were molested when...
    BabyKitty7885 BabyKitty7885 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Am proof. Survived so far. No prosthetics yet. But two stents. And fake teeth. Lol.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I am pretty good much of the time, but sometimes, I have hard times dealing with the memories. It only takes a story like this to bring it all back to me. http://www.al.com/news...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F Apr 14

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    I heard a noise unlike any other, it was a frightening combination of shattering glass, crunching metal and grinding rock. It lasted only a fraction of a second as the draining...
    imjustthatgirl66 imjustthatgirl66 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Back in July of last year my wife and I were coming back from Sam's club when we were involved in a terrible car accident if we haven't been in our new car we would have died and I...
    Bill19641111 Bill19641111 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have an urge to tell the world just how special I think my husband is, he is my rock, he's made me a better person just by being with him. There are t-shirts and jumpers you can...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    First let me say that I am married to a woman that is dutiful to everyone but me About five months ago I started dating a coworker She also is married We ate dinners together...
    GatsbyinOk GatsbyinOk 46-50, M Mar 29

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    I've been married for about 15 months and have kicked my husband out 3 times for excessive drinking. I have no idea what I'm supposed to do: do I refuse to let him come home until...
    theRealKoala theRealKoala 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    My husband swears to me every single words. He never respect me. He's always playing game on the phone. He treats me like a slave. He doesn't care about me and he doesn't behave...
    Brokenheartwomen Brokenheartwomen 26-30 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I am a huge fan of Robbie Williams since I was in High School. My husband knows I can be delusional about him. I was even joking around that R.W. was my ex husband. Just tonight...
    redfairy16 redfairy16 26-30, F Apr 14

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    After today, I came to the realization that I can love my husband, and I will love him. I wont let one rough moment ruin the beautiful relationship we have. We met when we were...
    SefysMommy SefysMommy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    So I went to check some emails this morning and I had two new emails from some friends of ours one my husbands friend who lives in another state saying mad skills great song let's...
    Fullofsunshine Fullofsunshine 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I am still very hurt but with each day it's getting better. My husband cheated on me after 10+years of marriage. I chose to forgive him and work on our marriage together. I do love...
    norwegianfrmgrl norwegianfrmgrl 31-35, F Mar 28

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    I share everything with my husband. He is amazing and we have a closer relationship because of it. I'm glad my husband is my lover, my secret keeper and my best friend. He's the...
    Katile Katile 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    My husband and I have been together for 5 years and married for a year and 9 months. I am 22 and he is 26. He was arrested on January, 2014 and I had a miscarriage in April, 2014...
    AnelC AnelC 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    When I first met my husband. He swept me off my feet. it was some seriously Disney movie fairy tale..He is from Brazil. charming , beautiful , life of the party personality. and...
    lostinBrazil lostinBrazil 26-30, F Apr 4

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