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I Think That Suicide Is Not the Way to Go

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 89 People

    Please Ask For Help - One of the Ten Commandments says this: "You shall not murder" (Exodus 20:13). That includes everyone from the youngest child to the oldest adult and it even...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    Don't Try This At Home - If you had asked me anytime during the first part of May, of this year about my 23 years of marriage, I would have told you almost without hesitation I'm a...
    Mencrytoo Mencrytoo 46-50, M 8 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    I Tried It... - i did and i could got killed and never have the chance to share it with you ppl and advice u not to do it.u need to give life a second chance and i always say its...
    fafitalicious fafitalicious 18-21, F Oct 10, 2009

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    To Relive Again? - Screw having a new life. I don't wanna live anymore. If you suicide out you have to come back and do it all over again.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    No Matter What - no matter how bad things may be, suicide is not the answer, its selfish, and its cowardlly, it leaves all the ones who love u, behind, left to deal with so much...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    I don't understand suicide. I have family members and close friends that have contemplated it, and some that have attempted it. Call me heartless, but I've just never understood it...
    aks5932 aks5932 16-17, F Dec 16, 2013

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    Hello I'm a 18 year old Persian girl from Belgium all the problems began when I was 1 and a half years old, I lost 4 fingers in an accident in the eyes of my mother and got...
    musawing musawing 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    Is it bad that I truly want to die but am not at all suicidal? I think it'd be more economical and better because I wouldn't have to wait so long to leave school or whatever else...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 Mar 26

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    This is for everyone, but mainly young people. Everywhere you look you see or hear the message that you are not good enough the way you are. You will not get a boyfriend...
    myjourneyismine myjourneyismine 51-55, M 19 hrs ago

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    I starting noticing this when I was eight or nine. Whenever I would make a close friend, I started getting jealous of every thing they did with someone else. I would get upset when...
    somethinggreat somethinggreat 13-15, F Mar 21

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    SpongeBOB gave me homework, and he gave me the task of completing this "story/experience" ... He's not going to be happy with me, because I really don't have any facts or logic to...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    I have had many experiences in life that most people just would not understand or would judge me for. It makes me fear opening up to people. Even people who have sworn that they...
    keribaby keribaby 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I've been feeling like I need to share this experience because I have been struggling with it occasionally since I have found out about it. This experience is because of a guy I...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I know I am a good person. I am always there for people when they need me. I go out of my way to help anyone, I do this on a daily basis. I am always supportive and try to give the...
    alaskanrose90 alaskanrose90 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    This is what someone else posted on FB: "Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I lost my first love to suicide at age 19 (he was 20). I found him hanging in the attic. His parents were out of town…so I rode alone in the ambulance to the hospital with him...
    shylainey shylainey 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    Yes I do, even as a gay male I find them to be very interesting. I've never had a problem making friends with some of them, straight or gay. I think they find me non threatening...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have had many gay experiences but I still doubt I am gay. My featured gay experience was in the summer after 6th grade. I was going to a summer camp that we went swimming in...
    1kk347 1kk347 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    My wife and I are just over a year of marrage, and i am sick of the way she treats me. I work so hard, i have a 48-hour weekly schedule. She thinks she can tell me what to/to not...
    MiserableandAbused MiserableandAbused 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Well, in Dec 2012 I have my surgery for my Prostate Cancer and I was just 41 years old male. After that they said my cancer have spreaded to the seminar vessicle so they sent me to...
    totan71 totan71 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    To anyone who has ever lost a parent to suicide. You need to know something, You are one of the most beautiful people in the word! Even If you have to look in the mirror every...
    thriving thriving 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm not good at getting close to people. Well scratch that I'm good at getting close to people but I'm not good at letting people get close to me. I just don't know how- I think it...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Don't get me wrong. The majority of the community here is friendly, supportive and respectful. Even protective if they think that someone is harassing you online. It's the people...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I think that you shouldn't need to change your natural color. If you're white, be white. If you're black, be black. If you're Hispanic, be Hispanic. Everyone is beautiful in their...
    ashbomb132 ashbomb132 13-15, F 1 Response 30 mins ago

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    Thats because it is, schools are forcing children to believe this absurdity. Thats probably why theres mass suicides in the world and all other sorts of chaos, a child goes to...
    SilentMoonX SilentMoonX 70+, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    My brother was 21 when he committed suicide. He hung himself in his house. Apparently you can tell when someone has regretted their decision before they die and they move their...
    OverThinker123 OverThinker123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    When I was in 4th grade, my dad and stepmom adopted a girl my age. It was honestly a horrible experience in the beginning. But as time went on, it got better and she looked up to...
    wizardofwhack wizardofwhack 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Maybe I know why suicides happen. I've wanted to quit for so long now. The pain of daily life is draining, the depression hasn't gotten better, my life is falling apart, the...
    AnAvoidant AnAvoidant 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I didn't actually attempt. There is no attempting with guns, not really. I sat down and wrote my note. It was sweet, apologetic, to the point. I told everyone I was sorry for...
    TryingFailing TryingFailing 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Gopher Guts I was just reminiscing on the past, and I recalled how I spent the entire first half of 2012 eagerly waiting for Skelethon to drop. I remember how thrilled I was when...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, F Mar 27

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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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    A long time ago, I tried to commit suicide about five times. I was depressed, I felt like no one cared, and I was all alone. I still have the scars of my past. Both visual and non...
    halieghnicole halieghnicole 16-17, F Apr 2

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    My half-brother committed suicide the week of March 19, 2014. This is the third half-sibling of mine that has killed themselves - the other two were sisters, and their deaths were...
    TxParalegal TxParalegal 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    In late feb this year I tried to overdose on some pills I had in my room and I was so sick of the way my life was heading and I just gave up. I gave up on trying to find the source...
    sourwatermelon sourwatermelon 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Every second of every minute of every day all that i can focus on is death. Me & life are like hyenas & lions - never got along & never will. People say that its all about your...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    My boyfriend died tragically on December 17th 2013. I didn't know how to go on living after that. I did not want to live without him. He was my soulmate. We were together for an 5...
    pinkmeyer15 pinkmeyer15 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Suicide is the last resource in life😭Think really hard about it before you take your life please, you will be missed.
    laura2000 laura2000 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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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 5 Responses Mar 19

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    When I was in 5th grade I had a dream that I was gay. I woke up and knew that every thing was okay. Because In my house gay wasn't good. It was a hard lifestyle that I guess I...
    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    My 31 year old son Scott had been having marital problems. He talked with his dad and me for the whole month before that horrible day he took his life about his failing marriage...
    ustheis ustheis 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    My best friends sister committed suicide about three years ago... I can still remember the day it happened. It was June 21. We had just gotten done with our play practice and I...
    sarahjade123 sarahjade123 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I have been told by many, MANY people that I don't belong in this world, that I should just go away and kill my worthless soul! And I have to say, sometimes I believe what those...
    BloodlessVein BloodlessVein 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I think the worst part about losing someone to suicide is when you see them spiraling down, and you know there isn't much you can do. I didn't ever know how to help him and next...
    sambfh sambfh 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I've been depressed for a few years now, nothing ever feels like it's getting better. How can it when i'm stuck in a town filled with utterly horrible people? i mean, friends i've...
    ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    On October 19th 2012 I lost my boyfriend to suicide. After a long journey of trying to help with his ever deteriorating behaviour he took his life. I am still struggling to...
    Nats07 Nats07 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    It has almost been a year now since I got the news that my friend had commuted suicide, he was clinically depressed for a while, he went home from school on suicide watch but me...
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    My little brother was 11 years old and he got tired of being bullied so committed suicide. I have been keeping him from killing himself. But I had to leave for the week because my...
    Rosey61354 Rosey61354 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hm... I feel like committing suicide. People are just so mean to me. They don't know the real me, they don't know I sit and cry every night, they don't know how emotional I am...
    LucyGirlAkita2 LucyGirlAkita2 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Three people now actually.... When i was 7, i lost my Grampy to suicide. He hung himself while intoxicated... November of 2011, My eldest brother, James, ended his life with me...
    TeganLynne TeganLynne 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Whenever you get a grin on your face, your brain is releasing serotonin, the happy hormone. Smiling is the natural way to force yourself to be happy. Many people even smile for...
    Emma307 Emma307 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    "Getting in too deep" I'm deeply afraid to get too close to my boyfriend. Don't get me wrong, I am truly head over heels for him, and I haven't felt this way in a long time since...
    takethispain takethispain 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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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