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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    my husband has been having an emotional affair with his co-worker for a few months now. He met her last summer and told me he wanted to be friends with her. Thinking it would just...
    brvnx brvnx 26-30, F Feb 4

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    My husband has been growing out his hair since 2004... I LOVE his hair! It was one of the things made me crush on him the very first time I saw him. He claims he is going to cut it...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F Feb 12

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    I've thought about it and I know that if something happened to my husband's penis he'd still be man enough to satisfy me completely and successfully. God knows I love loving that...
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My 13yr old daughter is an aspie .It runs on my husband's side of our family. He himself is an aspie so is his 17yr old son. Our 11yr old son has autism. It primarily has affected...
    Allie9273 Allie9273 41-45, F Feb 6

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    This a f/u to EP Link About 4 months after the lobectomy(excise part of my lung) and rounds of chemo for cancer(where all has been doing well), I developed A-Fib which is an...
    HarvThemanThelegend HarvThemanThelegend 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    That time I came out of hospital on Christmas Eve with our firstborn Etty said and he'd gone and taken the Christmas money from my brother-in-law and said I had said he could have...
    ThatCaterGirl ThatCaterGirl 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    This would be something my girlfriend (of 4 years) would "me too" to haha. Look, I'm just a quiet person. I'm not mad with her or upset. but she's always worried that I am. I love...
    megazonex megazonex 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I love singing. I can sing all day and I do it VERY well. I had never had any one tell me to stop singing, but when my husband told me to stop because he needed a break, I felt...
    ElledaDreamer ElledaDreamer 26-30, F Feb 3

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    Back in November my friends and I survived a near fatal rollover accident. I have no recognition of what happened. One of my friends was ejected about 50ft from the car and was...
    1mxv11 1mxv11 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    He never used to be like this... It starts with he's not in love with me anymore and now becomes he cannot see any good in me... I don't believe in divorce but lately I contemplate...
    rocknangel rocknangel 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Every morning I watch the clock and wait for him to go to work so I can start doing something productive with my day. I have recently decided to give up trying to fix his life and...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    He is only 36 and acts like an old man. Doesn't even attempt to have special times in bed yet he is affectionate for kisses and cuddles. Oggles other women yet lacks initiative for...
    norahshappy norahshappy 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    My husband and I have been together for almost 8 years now. We have no kids together, and he has 1 son from a previous marriage. When I moved in to my husbands house (8 years ago...
    bbstorm bbstorm 26-30, F Feb 13

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    "GODDESS"by BANKS.She gave it all, you gave her shitShe coulda done, just anythingOr anyone, cause she's a goddessYou never got thisYou put her down, you liked her hopelessTo walk...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Feb 1

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    I do everything I can to make my husband pleased with me, and proud of me, and I respect and honor him as my husband and as head of our home. It is a choice I freely make, every...
    candichest candichest 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I feel bad that I do but I do. My husband and I have been together for 8 years and married for 5 months so I feel that it's wrong for me to resent him for his ways when I've known...
    Javail5 Javail5 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Sometimes I still wish he had just hit me. So much easier that way. "See- I was abused, I can show you the bruises! " I thought I was strong- I left, I am in a new, healthy...
    skcurrier skcurrier 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I finally think I'm getting over him. I thought seeing him with another girl would break me, but it's made me realize he really didn't care about me. He wasn't who I thought he was...
    lizcochran98 lizcochran98 16-17, F a week ago

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    Leaving your spouse once you have children together. Once you've been a stay at home Mom even with a degree working part time but taking care of all my expenses and my daughters...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F Feb 18

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    I have recently been diagnosed with BPD and ADHD. My whole life I feel like I've never fully fit in but thought it was normal insecurity. I married my husband 6 months ago after...
    mrspf mrspf 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    The sister of my wife used my laptop to check her Facebook account, and she kept her session open, I know it's bad, but I was curious who she's talking to, then I found that she's...
    goog987 goog987 26-30, M Feb 9

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    I have been married for 13 years. I fell in love with my husband the first time I met him, he is good looking, hard working and we used to share so many interests. He has always...
    jacquiskye jacquiskye 56-60, F 7 Responses Feb 15

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    I'm a first time mom and also having issues with my husband. My beautiful 3 month old baby boy is what's keeping me somewhat sane nowadays. My husband want things done his way and...
    apolita apolita 31-35, F Feb 1

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    I grew up in a American Baptist and I ended up marrying a wonderful African man. Eleven years ago we joined this African based ministry. Six years ago my husband was ordained and...
    africanpw africanpw 36-40, F Feb 2

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    Open to my husband I miss you so damn much it hurts every day. Why did you have to love her more then us? What did she give you that we couldn't it would have been easier to...
    shaylademps shaylademps 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    My husband just got the first of many of his bags.. He just came in, got some stuff and left. We haven't been together that long. Married only a few months. Dating two years. I...
    nikkionelove nikkionelove 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I love my husband with all my heart but I honestly think he resents me as we hardly have sex anymore. After the birth of my daughter (18 months ago) I was diagnosed with...
    sarahjess15 sarahjess15 26-30, F Feb 13

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    I am tired of his bullshit alls that he does is make up stuff and lies all time about everything .he is such a jerk he knows that his mom and sister have always been horrible to...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Hello Everyone, let's see where to start.....I got married in 2009 so been married for 5 and a half years now, I feel like I've been cheated. The man i said YES to when he had...
    tiredofboringhusband tiredofboringhusband 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I am 31 and my husband is 31 as well?we are a gay couple? for the last 7 years My husband has been aware of his Aspergers Diagnosis and I, Have done a very extensive amount of...
    KnightOfTheMadHatter KnightOfTheMadHatter 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't hate my husband but I currently am irritated with him. I woke him up due to bad snowstorm outside and he was all like you woke me up over a damn snow. I was getting ready...
    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Now let's be honest dont u IMAGNE a great loving husband and amazing kids. And that U are not gAnna fight. Well your Wrong sure U can say BUT WE LOVE EACH OTHER. Look at UR parents...
    stelliester stelliester 13-15, F Feb 13

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    I hate my husband and don't even remember the last time I even liked him. He's SO annoying and I can't stand to even be around him anymore. His moronic actions and things he says...
    juskeepswimming juskeepswimming 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    How do you know that your marriage isn't working? It's not like he beats, cheats, or stays out all night. We just lost things we used to enjoy together. I feel bad cause my...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F a week ago

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    Underststement of the century! I'm ******* livid with my husband! Why? Because every time I start to trust him around alcohol he shows me that I can't trust him at all. I stupidly...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am 31 and my husband is 31 as well?we are a gay couple? for the last 7 years My husband has been aware of his Aspergers Diagnosis and I, Have done a very extensive amount of...
    KnightOfTheMadHatter KnightOfTheMadHatter 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    His selfish gets mad and complaints about evereverything. Lousy husband, doesn't help with the kids. says i am ungrateful and should kiss Ground he walks on because he pays The...
    julee04 julee04 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    My husband and I don't get along, we have no physical relationship, we barely talk and if he does talk it's nothing but mind games but he is a person and I care about him none the...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F Feb 14