I started seeing the art of taking one’s life in a very attractive light, right before Christmas, at the age of 11.
It takes strength to feel the things you do so heavily. I just need you to channel that strength into not an outlet of self-destruction but rather finding a solution.
My only wish was he never met you because maybe then he’d still be alive.
We have this belief that only teenagers and young adults do it. Suicide does not discriminate by age, gender, economic background, and family.
We all have weak moments in our lives. Everyone has a story and experiences that they have gone through that made them who they are today. I believe that as much as attempting suicide was a horrible experience, it has helped shape me into who I am today.
Was it when he slipped the little white pill in my gin and tonic?
There is a misconception that people who attempt suicide are “just seeking attention” which is definitely false. If someone is suicidal, they are in need of help not judgment.
We need to reassess the way we talk about suicide in the media.
Mark Salling was found dead of apparent suicide at the age of 35 this morning. He was awaiting his sentence after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography late last year.
As an eighth grader Kurt discovered the body of a classmate who had committed suicide by hanging.