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Reasons not to commit suicide.

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by frypan367, Dec 12, 2012.

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  1. frypan367

    frypan367 Well-Known Member

    1. Things are not guaranteed to be as bad as I think they will in the future
    2. I could help someone from now on if I choose to live.
     
  2. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    Those are great reasons :) Keep working on them and make that list longer, best wishes x
     
  3. youRprecious!

    youRprecious! Antiquities Friend

    a suggestion, (or 2?):

    3. My future will not be the same as my past, once I have new (better, deeper and different) insights that I did not have in my past
    4. Because I am a human being this means I do have the ability to learn new things, and this means I can learn how to find ways to change my situation
    5. If I try to suicide and succeed, there is no guarantee that this will achieve a better outcome for me (as I would like it to from this side of the divide).
     
  4. Count Floyd

    Count Floyd Well-Known Member

    Keep that attitude, invisible. Remember, there's always potential for something great to happen to you. It does, then you look back and go "oh man, I can't believe what I almost did." Hang in there.
     
  5. Jecie

    Jecie Active Member

    ...following on from your 2:

    3. It's a physical problem that makes you feel like this emotionally
    4. When all this is over I will look back and laugh
    5. I promised myself to stay for another hour
     
  6. mackaroni

    mackaroni Well-Known Member

    Some other reasons:

    --With suicide there is no "foolproof" plan and the physical consequences can be devestating to self and those left with the bills
    --Someone, somewhere thinks about you and smiles
    --If you die now, you never know what you would have become
     
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