Suicide: An Insiders Perspective

Jodyb2016

Suicide. The word itself is stigmatized with weakness, and shame. We judge people who kill themselves as being selfish, people who just gave up. I mean really, what could be so wrong in ones life to drive you to actually end it? Suicide leaves a lot of unanswered questions for the survivors…the loved ones who are left wondering why, or if they could have helped. Well I hope this perspective can help you, the non-suicidal person to take a journey in the thought process of a suicidal person, so perhaps you can better understand and either be able to help or at least cope.
I am not going to speak on behalf of all suicidal people, but this is my story. First of all, you need to be made aware that most if not all people who attempt or succeed at suicide are dealing with some sort of mental illness…

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One thought on “Suicide: An Insiders Perspective

  1. I just read the entire post and it is incredibly insightful to those who don’t understand. I understand.. Like you I attempted suicide at age 8 and then once more before I was 15 and once after. Thank you for sharing your story.

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