suicidal thoughts...

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by Locket, Dec 16, 2008.

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  1. Locket

    Locket Well-Known Member

    how often do you have them?
    every day?
    a couple of times per week?
    a few times a month?

    i don't get suicidal all that much..
    perhaps one or two times a month
    but have extreme mood swings quite often
  2. mourningseraph

    mourningseraph Well-Known Member

  3. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    I get suicidal thoughts about once a week.
  4. Sparkz

    Sparkz Well-Known Member

    if i get upset, then i will have them
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  6. LostSpirit

    LostSpirit Well-Known Member

    Every day it cross's my mind...
  7. ~Tosh~

    ~Tosh~ Forum Buddy

    when i sleep, i see myself doing it
    when im awake, i see myself doing it

    its a never ending cycle :cry:
  8. Oak

    Oak Senior Member & Antiquities Friend

    it would probably be easier stating when I dont think of doing it :(
    always present on my mind
  9. fromthatshow

    fromthatshow Staff Alumni

    most of the week :(
    Sometimes after reading A Course In Miracles, or seeing my therapist Dori, I won't have them for the rest of the day or even a couple days afterwards.
  10. jameslyons

    jameslyons Well-Known Member

    Passing thoughts multiple times in a day.
    Serious considerations about once every four days.
    Extreme thoughts with unhealthy actions like binge drinking, cutting, or some other form of abuse about twice a month.
    Calm-creepy suicide with emotionless drive to end my life including writing notes, wills, and leaving numbers for whomever finds me...about once every six months.

    For the past 16 years :(
  11. crookxshanks

    crookxshanks Well-Known Member

    couple of times per week. more often when things are really bad
  12. shazzer

    shazzer Well-Known Member

    I think about suicide most days
  13. perfectempire

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  14. Locket

    Locket Well-Known Member

    wow... i feel, oddly stupid
    i mean, i know it's stating the obvious that people on here are mainly suicidal ... got that from the name of the forum
    but i never knew how many of you actually thought about it every day, like seriously considering it.

  15. jameslyons

    jameslyons Well-Known Member

    It's really tough for people who aren't suffering suicide thoughts to understand how people can have them once a month, let alone the bleak reality of how often we deal with it. At one family intervention my brother in law said that he was interested in why I consider suicide an option. He didn't understand, and said that when he has a terrible day he never considers suicide.

    I felt like saying, " Whenever you have a terrible day? What does your the condition of your day have to do with wanting to kill yourself!?"

    It's just an ever present voice, that can best be described as a siren from Greek Mythology--always calling out.

    I think that's why doctors say people who try to kill themselves once will always be at risk.

    Not to bring anyone down or anything...:tongue:
  16. daredhead

    daredhead Well-Known Member

    For me it's very spontanaeous. I will feel just fine for months at a time, then out of the blue I'm suicidal again. I'm still not sure what triggers it.
  17. LenaLunacy

    LenaLunacy Well-Known Member

    A couple of times a week normally for the last three years. But if it's a particularly bad week sometimes the thoughts never leave me.
  18. Milton

    Milton Well-Known Member

    I guess a couple of times a week, but not really seriously.
  19. aoeu

    aoeu Well-Known Member

    Depends upon what's going on. Bad week: 10 minutes between; basically any time I'm not properly distracted. Good month: none.
  20. dazzle11215

    dazzle11215 Staff Alumni

    every day.
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