Hi, new here.

Discussion in 'Welcome' started by mousey, Jun 12, 2009.

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  1. mousey

    mousey Member

    Hi

    I'm not really sure what to say. For the first time in my life, my view on suicide has changed. I used to say how selfish it was but I don't feel that anymore. Instead, in the face of unbearable feelings and increasing depression, suicide seemed like my only option. And in fact the best thing I could do for those around me. Not only not selfish, but actually selfless. That is what I believed when I made an attempt just over a week ago.

    Obviously I am still here. My attempt was discovered by my husband and I have spent much of the last week in a respite home for the suicidal. An experience I will always be grateful for.

    I don't really know how to describe where I am at or how I feel now. I feel like it's a dream because I shouldn't be here. But at the same time I want to fight to live.

    mousey
     
  2. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    Welcome to SF Mousey :hug:
     
  3. reefer madness

    reefer madness Account Closed

    Hi Mousey, welcome to the forum.
     
  4. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    :welcome: to the forum. I am glad your husband found you. It seems he is supportive and you need that. Do you know what prompted these feelings?
     
  5. WildCherry

    WildCherry Staff Member ADMIN

    Hi and welcome. I hope you keep fighting to live!!
     
  6. yursomedicated

    yursomedicated Chat & Forum Buddy

    Mousey..That was truley a blessing he found you.

    I hope you continue to be ok.

    I'm here for you if you ever need to talk.
     
  7. Stranger1

    Stranger1 Forum Buddy & Antiquities Friend

    Welcome to the forums mousey!!!
     
  8. Anime-Zodiac

    Anime-Zodiac Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SF.
     
  9. Little_me

    Little_me Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SF. I'm sure you will find support here.
     
  10. Remedy

    Remedy Chat & Forum Buddy

    Welcome to SF mousey! :)
    Maybe your Husband can help you work through these feelings? I hope you find the support you need here. :hug:
     
  11. NotSureAnymore

    NotSureAnymore Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the SF Mousey. I find this place to be full of great people that will support you w/o belittling you at the same time. xxx
     
  12. mousey

    mousey Member

    Thanks for your welcomes. It's good to find somewhere I can be honest and hope that maybe someone understands.
     
  13. ~Claire

    ~Claire Well-Known Member

    Sorry it's a bit late, but welcome to SF mousey.

    :hug: xx
     
  14. LenaLunacy

    LenaLunacy Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SF :)
     
  15. wheresmysheep

    wheresmysheep Staff Alumni

    hi mousey, welcome to sf. keep hold of that will to stay alive, that is a big thing to have. i'm sure no matter what you think they want; your family dont want you dead. keep pushing to get better, thats half the battle
     
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