Do u know anyone who commited suicide?

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by goliath, Feb 21, 2008.

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  1. goliath

    goliath Active Member

    My ex- girlfriend's mom hang herself in a basement. That was terrible. But I remember her suffering every day. She was drinking a lot, too. She used to be a lovely person, very cheerful.....
    My brother-in-law's brother killed heimself after his girlfriend broke up with him. Why can't people cope?
    I can't stand the pain. I can't watch people suffer. I suffer with them. I'm like a sponge absorbing all the pain in the world. I'm close to a breaking point. I don't how much longer I will hold on.
  2. Yes, I do.
  3. New-Hope

    New-Hope Well-Known Member

    I do. Family member. It was horrible... devastating for all of us :sad:
  4. liveinhope

    liveinhope Well-Known Member

    yes sadly i do she was 25:sad:
  5. dazzle11215

    dazzle11215 Staff Alumni

    yep, a good friend. i still think of him, and miss him, every day

  6. Acy

    Acy Mama Bear - TLC, Common Sense Staff Member Safety & Support

    yes. :cry: I didn't know him well, but well enough to know he possessed intelligence, sensitivity and kindness in abundance. I was and still am sad when I think about him. Very sad.
  7. Surviving

    Surviving Well-Known Member

    Yes, unfortunately I have known more than a couple people who ended their own lives... And a few others who have tried and failed.

    Goliath, just remember that it is not your duty, or responsibility, to bear the burden of their decision. The pain hurts and cuts tremendously deep, but try not to get caught up in the "why" part of it.
  8. falling_away

    falling_away Member

    yes. when i was a kid and teenager i went to a summer camp. one of my camp counselors hung himself when he found out his wife was cheating on him. :sad:
  9. lost_child

    lost_child Well-Known Member

    yeap my uncle and 2 friends have killed uncle and one of my friends OD and the other jumped into the thames.
  10. SadDude87

    SadDude87 Well-Known Member

    I wouldn't say I really knew them that well, but an acquaintance of mine from college hung himself in a paddock on his farm.
  11. Reki

    Reki Well-Known Member

    Yes. My best friend and confidant, we supported each other during a very low point in both of our lives. I got past it, she didn't. I guess she did a better job of supporting me than I did her. The emotional scar is a permanent reminder to me as to why I am pro-life, I would never wish that pain on anyone else.
  12. jonstark

    jonstark Well-Known Member

    Yeah, there was one kid. I knew him a little and respected him a lot.
  13. almosteasy

    almosteasy Well-Known Member

    one of my friends mom hung herself 1 1/2 years ago. She never saw it coming, though her mom was doing pretty well.
  14. Carcinogen

    Carcinogen Well-Known Member

    Yep, a very close friend. It was a very brutal death. My fault, still think about him daily. Others I know have tried.
  15. jofo3511

    jofo3511 Member

    Yes, my 21 year old son on Oct 31, 2001
  16. Shadowlands

    Shadowlands Official SF Hugger Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    Welcome jofo3511 and sorry to hear that. Hope you stay around in this forum :hug:
  17. gforce7

    gforce7 Active Member

    A friend of the family hung himself in a barn on his farm. I think I was the last person to talk to him. He'd just graduated from university, was always joking about, full of had a devastating affect on me.

    I look back now though and wish I had his courage.
  18. Advent

    Advent Well-Known Member

    Unfortunatly yes, my cousin about 5 years ago, real shame had a lovely baby as well. Drugs o/d.
  19. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    More people in my life than I care to remember. It is something you never get over.
  20. pannic

    pannic Member

    yes my big brother hung himself, left a huge hole in our family, The pain i saw is the only thing keeping me here!
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