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Realization - Please Read

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by diseased, Apr 7, 2008.

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  1. diseased

    diseased Active Member

    I thought of something today. Maybe my attitudes on how life should be are just unrealistic. Maybe I should just accept the world and myself for the way it is and I'll be happier.

    Foolish is the mind that thinks "I should not suffer." You just have to aknowledge that it's part of life and not fight against it so much. Learn from it instead and grow stronger.
  2. Ugly

    Ugly Active Member

    I agree

    I will live far off from society someday alone, with only 2 of my trusty dog to company till death due part
  3. dazzle11215

    dazzle11215 Staff Alumni

    it depends.

    if accepting how life is means that you are accepting that you are depressed to the point of being suicidal, then no, i don't think you should quit fighting.

    if, on the other hand, you mean accepting yourself, with all of your strengths and weaknesses, accepting yourself as a human being making the best choices you know how to make at the time, then i'm all for that.

  4. pit

    pit Well-Known Member

    That makes a lot of sense. But my natural instinct is to get as much pleasure as I can out of life. I avoid pain. But pain never avoids me.
  5. touglytobeloved

    touglytobeloved Well-Known Member

    Everybody has some pain and suffering in the life. But sometimes, it lasts all life, and its unbearable...
  6. diseased

    diseased Active Member

    We only find ourselves through suffering.
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