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What keeps you going?

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by Escape_Artist, Mar 30, 2016.

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  1. Escape_Artist

    Escape_Artist Member

    What keeps me going?

    In short: Music, Art, Cars, Sex, Substance abuse... And on rare, beautiful occasions the immense wonder of nature.

    I can't talk freely about the most poignant of these in detail, since they break site rules. All I can say is that I am one ****ed up individual who does a lot of things they shouldn't, some openly and some privately. Am I ashamed? Perhaps, but only in my own eyes. Sometimes the devil inside keeps you alive. There is no rhyme or reason to it, only the sweet embrace of escapism and the heady heights of hedonism.

    I am smart enough to know better. I see the path forward yet so frequently walk backwards, immediate self preservation becomes justification for slow, steady debilitating destruction.
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  2. mpk

    mpk Well-Known Member

    Right now nothing. It is a struggle just to get out of bed in the morning. I know I should not feel this way yet unfortunately I do. Oh well at least I made it to morning.
  3. Escape_Artist

    Escape_Artist Member

    One day at a time.
  4. Witty_Sarcasm

    Witty_Sarcasm Eccentric writer, general weirdo, heedless heathen

    People who are important to me, like my friends and my nephew. I still have hope that things can get better, or else I feel I would have given up a long time ago.
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