I Want a Reason to Live

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    I Know This Is Grim

    But I'd like a reason to live that isn't just that death scares the hell out of me.
    uniqueness101 uniqueness101
    22-25, F
    Oct 3, 2013

    there is only one person

    that keeps me alive at the moment but im afraid of losing her...
    SmoothSuicide SmoothSuicide
    22-25, M
    Aug 18, 2014


    Due to a switch in my medication , my antidepressant no longer seems to be working.I had 2 reasons to live 1 is to take care of my mother till she dies.She is getting Alzheimers and might not even realize I am gone, espically since she has forgotten my birthday the last 2 years...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    8 Responses Apr 25, 2012

    More Than One?

    I have one reason to live, and that is my son. I figure he will be moving on with his live when he turn 18 in a few years, and will hopefully go on to college and a better life than whet I have been able to provide him. Once that happens, my reason to live will have moved away. I...
    Snickers1960 Snickers1960
    Jun 21, 2012

    Reason to live How can you live

    when you do not want to live? How can you fight when you do not want to live? For years I have been pretending to live. For the last 20 years. Earlier I had the reasoning, the logic, at least to live. But since the last ten years I do not even have the rationale to live, no...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 24, 2014

    There is no one i love,

    no one who really seems to love me. Love is the main reason people want to live, but what do you do when you have no love? I can't think of any reasons to live, the only thing keeping me alive is that im a coward.
    junosa junosa
    16-17, F
    Aug 2, 2015


    i need something more. some sort of reason to really live...instead of just waiting to die. im told that im a negative person but maybe its not really that im negative. maybe its just that i recognize that my only reason to live has died and gone. idk maybe we only get one reason...
    thereaperfollows thereaperfollows
    Aug 7, 2010

    I Want a Reason to Live...

    I want a Reason to live, a reason to get up in the morning, a reason to look forward to. I just want one reason, that is all I need, if it is a strong enough reason, than it will keep me going for many many days. I just hope that I can find that reason soon! I think we all need a...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 18, 2009
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