New to SF - 32/female

Discussion in 'Welcome' started by arete, Feb 15, 2009.

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  1. arete

    arete Member

    Hello,

    I'm new to SF and would like to find someone with whom to chat who might be in a similar situation. I'm 32, female, well-educated (graduate degree), intellectual, empathetic, and struggling with suicidal thoughts, though otherwise level-headed. Highly rational, not on medication; would like to chat about our situations in a clear, articulate, and reasonable way.
     
  2. mdmefontaine

    mdmefontaine Antiquities Friend

    hi. welcome to s.f. .. .

    s.f. saved me, and saves me. ...

    i am 45. .. not as much education as you (only 3 yrs university) - but a high IQ and def intellectual, empathic, and yes, struggling with suicidal thoughts (disclaimer....i have 2 children. . . and therefore though i have had 'feelings' and yes, at times i still do. . no matter what. .. i cannot end my life .. because they exist. therefore, ,, i have to struggle on.....)

    this is a good place to be. real people. real support. pm me anytime. or many others . . note. we all stick together, and now, that includes you.....we are glad you are here. ... :hug:
     
  3. LastCrusade

    LastCrusade Well-Known Member

    hihi, welcome to the forum. why are you suicidal? can you share more?
     
  4. crookxshanks

    crookxshanks Well-Known Member

    welcome x
     
  5. Stranger1

    Stranger1 Forum Buddy & Antiquities Friend

    Hey Arete,
    Welcome to the forum!! I'm not educated as you are but have a big heart and also suffer from suicidal ideations, amongst other problems...Feel free to PM me anytime!!
     
  6. Anime-Zodiac

    Anime-Zodiac Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SF.
     
  7. Starlite

    Starlite Senior Member

    welcome to SF! Feel free to pm me anytime if you need to talk!
     
  8. *sparkle*

    *sparkle* Staff Alumni

    Hiya

    Welcome to SF. I am female and of a similar age. If you want to talk at all feel free to contact me :)

    Take care

    Ellie
     
  9. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    welcome to sf :)

    I'm glad you found us!!
     
  10. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    :welcome: to SF. I am open to discussion if you so choose as well. Suicidal thoughts are what led me to this forum almost 3 years ago. I have found a home in this community. I am 45 and have a Bachelors degree + 30 semester credits beyond it. I have found that the level of education really does not indicate the quality of discussion you can have here. There are also many young people that are wise well beyond their years from life experiences. Don't discount anyone. You never know when help may be just around the corner. :hug:
     
  11. soliloquise

    soliloquise Well-Known Member

    like GL i agree.. i am 39, i worked in mental health and am a trained psychologist . b4 i got ill i was a trainer in self harm an abuse. it means nothing if you yourself have suicidal impulses. my disability led me here. the forum is varied. you will relate to some and not to others. my qualifications are laughable to me now.
     
  12. seithkein

    seithkein Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SF
     
  13. ~Claire

    ~Claire Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SF Arete.

    :hug: Claire xx
     
  14. lettinGo

    lettinGo Well-Known Member

    welcome to sf, arete! :smile:
     
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