Story archives - tag: "suicide"


The scar on my wrist reminds me that I was once very sad but now the ring on my finger tells me it is possible to be happy, very happy.

tags: depression suicide happiness marriage reminder [add]

2013-11-20 07:32:58 / Rating: 598.25 /


At the funeral, the bloodied, torn knuckles of my best friend spoke volumes about how he tried to release his only son from the noose.

tags: suicide teenager friend funeral [add]

2013-09-18 11:34:58 / Rating: 696.25 /

the little sister

He found her incoherent on the bathroom floor, and, not knowing what to do, sent her best friend a text that his phone auto-corrected to "She took all the pools."

tags: auto-correct overdose OD alcoholism suicide suicide attempt text texting [add]

2013-07-31 18:41:28 / Rating: 249.5 /

Heather Marie

Even his suicide note was cheerful.

tags: suicide loss happiestpersonI'veeverknown [add]

2013-04-09 18:55:09 / Rating: 471 /

Not a Game

The summer that three of my friends committed suicide, my sister convinced me that the voices in my head were them telling their true stories of being murdered.

tags: suicide summer crazy depression [add]

2012-05-01 08:23:26 / Rating: 492.75 /


The irony has never been lost on me that my genetic disease which causes depression also keeps the scars that cover my arms from ever disappearing.

tags: depression disease suicide irony [add]

2012-04-11 09:39:19 / Rating: 419.5 /

An hour late

I found out about my friend's attempted suicide as I pulled into her driveway to cheer her up.

tags: suicide friends [add]

2012-02-21 13:26:26 / Rating: 336.75 /

a beautiful disaster

When I logged on to Facebook, I wasn't expecting to find my mother's suicide note.

tags: suicide tragedy Facebook mother loss [add]

2012-01-30 09:38:26 / Rating: 460 /

lakeshore drive

I had always wanted to meet your family, but never under these circumstances.

tags: girlfriend suicide love lesbian [add]

2011-11-28 21:29:54 / Rating: 403 /

kelsie, k-e-l-s-i-e

The lady from suicide hotline spoke to me as if I was five years old.

tags: suicide suicide hotline angry depression anger [add]

2011-11-11 15:06:07 / Rating: 376.75 /


When we came back from summer vacation, the school board had the sharpie notes painted over, but the locker still stands empty three years later.

tags: suicide high school tragedy [add]

2011-10-12 11:01:56 / Rating: 317.75 /

One grey November day...

I thought my college crush and next-door neighbour was just sick until they called a dorm floor meeting.

tags: death suicide college crush [add]

2011-08-07 16:06:51 / Rating: 475.75 /


When her shaky and sobbing voicemail said to call her back asap, the worst thing I could think of was maybe her dog was dead, not her father.

tags: suicide dog dead dad best friend [add]

2011-06-20 11:07:26 / Rating: 650 /


Because some idiot doesn't know how to label an address, I got a knock on the door from the mailman, which saved my life.

tags: suicide second chances [add]

2011-04-12 13:25:33 / Rating: 806 /


When I walked into my Grandpa's house I thought a bag of frozen blueberries melted on the floor, only for it to be revealed as a puddle of his own blood.

tags: death blood suicide grandpa lost sad [add]

2011-04-01 12:34:12 / Rating: 573.25 /


When my family asked me why I tried to kill myself I threw them out of the hospital room telling them to come back when they had the answer, but even now I can hear them arguing loudly in the hallway and I know they'll never figure out the reason.

tags: suicide dysfunction arguing lonely [add]

2010-11-22 15:57:19 / Rating: 700.75 /


This year, for the first time, I forgot.

tags: suicide anniversary forgot four years time passes [add]

2010-10-27 10:00:24 / Rating: 470.75 /


The catharsis from killing the character based on myself in my terrible novel may have been the only thing that prevented me from doing it in real life.

tags: suicide writing [add]

2010-10-27 09:59:32 / Rating: 446.75 /

Self-loathing Narcassic

Your brains will never wash off our daughter's bedroom walls.

tags: suicide love loss daughter I didn't know [add]

2010-10-04 15:14:43 / Rating: 672 /


One week after my niece was born to my seventeen-year-old sister, the father hung himself.

tags: death sister suicide [add]

2010-09-07 14:37:31 / Rating: 470.25 /


I learned that night that sometimes when a person threatens to commit suicide, they aren't bluffing.

tags: suicide loss bluffing death [add]

2010-08-19 14:57:49 / Rating: 756.5 /


I was writing a poem about death when my health class learned that writing poetry about death is a sign of someone being suicidal.

tags: irony school poetry suicide [add]

2010-07-14 10:26:14 / Rating: 481 /


She paused, looked at the damage she had already done and realized that the only reason for not ending it all right then that came to her mind was, "You have a test on Monday that you've already studied for."

tags: suicide sadness irony [add]

2010-06-21 14:01:49 / Rating: 518.25 /

not your average 18 year old

I have received a lot of things that most don't get by 18, PTSD, depression, therapy, violent fantasies, and suicidal thoughts, yet I still haven't had a girlfriend.

tags: 18 PTSD depression therapy violent fantasies suicide girlfriend [add]

2010-06-08 11:53:00 / Rating: 542.5 /

welch's grapes

I couldn't stop thinking about how that picture board had been made for a graduation party, not a funeral.

tags: high school seniors suicide friend loss grief [add]

2010-05-12 10:34:43 / Rating: 746.75 /


When the doctor asked if there was a history of depression in my family, I said no, but later I realized the two alcoholics and the two suicides by gun probably counted.

tags: doctor depression alcoholic suicide family [add]

2010-03-15 14:37:41 / Rating: 708.25 /

your biggest fan.

The very first person to ask me for my autograph killed herself a week later, and I will never forget her.

tags: death autograph fan suicide actress [add]

2010-03-15 14:14:14 / Rating: 652 /


My grandma was waiting for my dad to take her to the hairdresser, but when he didn't show she went up to his room only to find empty wine bottles, pills, and him dead on the couch.

tags: suicide overdose death father child [add]

2010-02-25 08:03:18 / Rating: 620 /


Waking up four hours later in the hospital after I had overdosed on Tylenol, I was so happy to be alive that I thought I was cured.

tags: suicide attempted suicide happiness cure [add]

2010-02-17 15:58:37 / Rating: 505 /

One in many

The poor janitor was only trying to do his job, and it was never supposed to include being threatened to be ripped limb from limb by grieving teenagers.

tags: suicide Toby memorial locker sharpie goodbye school 18 senior [add]

2010-02-01 11:19:46 / Rating: 562.75 /


While out to lunch with a roommate I hadn't seen in 27 years, she mentioned between bites of her chicken salad sandwich that her first memory at age 3 was watching her mother try to commit suicide by setting herself on fire.

tags: suicide horror memory childhood [add]

2009-08-20 10:09:14 / Rating: 623.5 /


It was when I attempted to commit suicide at Wal-Mart that she realized I needed help.

tags: anorexia produce fruit starvation suicide [add]

2009-06-02 13:09:54 / Rating: 479 /


I never thought at 24 I'd have to move 3000 miles, share an air mattress with my brother, have my car repossessed, and have to file for bankruptcy because my husband decided suicide sounded like a better option than getting professional help.

tags: drug addiction mental illness debt suicide [add]

2009-05-08 12:50:48 / Rating: 746 /

bad best friend

The day I got fed up with her daily suicide threats and didn't call to make sure she was okay was the day she was found dead.

tags: suicide friends guilty [add]

2009-04-30 10:09:37 / Rating: 712.75 /


I just discovered my diary from when I was 17 and the last thing I wrote in it was "Am I at the point where an overdose makes sense?"

tags: suicide diary teenager depressed [add]

2009-04-28 16:35:52 / Rating: 680.25 /

i'd like to be credited as anyone but me.

His suicide note blamed me.

tags: suicide love death secret boyfriend guilt [add]

2009-04-10 12:57:05 / Rating: 911.75 /


The only thing that stopped me from taking the rest of the Tylenol in the bottle was the possibility that my organs would be unsuitable for donation afterward.

tags: suicide pills selfish organ donor [add]

2009-04-01 16:04:29 / Rating: 740.5 /


I will never forgive them for letting me find out my aunt had committed suicide on the five o'clock news.

tags: ten years old grief loss suicide [add]

2009-02-12 11:25:07 / Rating: 755.25 /


There was a night early in my childhood when I was certain my mother was going to commit suicide.

tags: suicide mother stress childhood [add]

2009-01-07 12:44:53 / Rating: 587.25 /

Oh, brother.

My mom paused while vacuuming to tell me she's afraid my brother will kill himself, which I've known for the past seven years.

tags: suicide family mother [add]

2008-11-09 16:41:27 / Rating: 612 /

B. Remembered

When I think of Halloween, I think of how your roommates must have found you that night.

tags: suicide halloween [add]

2008-10-30 22:12:48 / Rating: 478 /


It's been a month today since he died and this website was my last port of call for somewhere he might have hidden a message to me.

tags: suicide grief meta [add]

2008-10-15 15:17:01 / Rating: 709 /

locker buddy

When I found out the boy whose small gestures of kindness in high school had given me faith in humanity had hanged himself, I lost that faith in humanity.

tags: suicide kindness high school faith [add]

2008-10-07 16:54:21 / Rating: 1074.25 /


I only have 70 days left to live, but I'm looking for a job anyway.

tags: job work suicide plans death [add]

2008-10-07 15:15:51 / Rating: 886.25 /


A failed suicide attempt on Tuesday night makes it hard to care on Thursday when your boss is mad you stayed home sick on Wednesday.

tags: suicide suicide attempt overdose OD work stress sick depressed boss [add]

2008-08-22 13:56:03 / Rating: 1013.5 /


While playing pool with a stranger I was casually told that my childhood best friend had committed suicide.

tags: suicide coincidence tragedy bad timing [add]

2008-08-04 17:16:13 / Rating: 616.25 /


You made your sister an only child after the "Half of My Heart is in Iraq" sticker on your truck became untrue.

tags: war suicide loss iraq death widow [add]

2008-07-30 14:33:50 / Rating: 807.25 /


When the boy I almost killed myself over in high school announced his breakup over Facebook, I realized I was living the life I had always dreamed about.

tags: high school boyfriends suicide enlightenment [add]

2008-07-30 14:33:24 / Rating: 538 /


My father almost died when I was 14 because I lied to my Mom, telling her there was nothing in the drawer where I found his suicide note.

tags: parents suicide guilt [add]

2008-07-29 12:17:42 / Rating: 599.5 /


Thanks to me my best friend hasn't killed himself yet, but when I burn out and stop trying for him he'll kill two other people, then himself.

tags: murder suicide friendship [add]

2008-06-04 09:48:09 / Rating: 544.5 /


I had to find out from a myspace bulletin that the man I loved for 9 of the 18 years I had been alive, hung himself from a swing set in a local park.

tags: first love suicide [add]

2008-06-02 13:21:28 / Rating: 576.5 /

futura yellow

She hung herself with the purse I gave her for Christmas.

tags: suicide guilt loss forgiveness closet best friend [add]

2008-04-28 12:11:33 / Rating: 942.5 /


Because he killed himself, I was able to fall in love.

tags: death love suicide [add]

2008-04-15 22:56:36 / Rating: 721.25 /

sorry about that

Funny how I considered Mom the weak parent, but he's the one who killed himself.

tags: not funny parenthood suicide misconception [add]

2008-04-10 14:58:13 / Rating: 584 /

Regretful Lack of Attention

My best friend hung himself on a Friday afternoon, and when I checked my cell phone the morning of his funeral I realized he had called me that day at 3:24PM.

tags: childhood suicide friend death regret [add]

2008-01-02 15:30:08 / Rating: 1363.5 /


As his favorite song played on my mp3 player, I realized why he tried to kill himself.

tags: suicide love music [add]

2007-12-13 13:11:37 / Rating: 708.75 /


Until last year I never realized that people in mental institutions really do color and put jigsaw puzzles together.

tags: depression suicide humor [add]

2007-12-13 00:18:46 / Rating: 705 /

Amelia Larson

When my phone rang, I expected to hear her voice, but all I heard was her mother crying and saying, "I'm sorry, I'm so sorry I didn't believe you."

tags: death suicide friend lies apologize [add]

2007-11-09 11:02:54 / Rating: 1109.25 /


"Kill myself" and "Kill it myself" have very different meanings and the typo earned me 30 hours of group therapy.

tags: typo suicide therapy oops [add]

2007-10-18 14:01:03 / Rating: 1019.25 /


There's no life worse than surviving a failed suicide.

tags: life suicide [add]

2007-10-05 10:23:27 / Rating: 755.75 /


If it weren't for all the songs about suicide, I wouldn't be here.

tags: music suicide adam's song [add]

2007-09-27 12:31:50 / Rating: 670.75 /

don't breed your dog

If I see another dog get dumped at the shelter, I just might save it or kill myself.

tags: dogs suicide depression animal [add]

2007-09-26 07:57:38 / Rating: 689.25 /


Had I gone back to sleep when I saw his number, he'd be dead, but I still feel like a bad friend.

tags: overdose suicide friendship depression confusion [add]

2007-09-18 13:13:54 / Rating: 793 /


As it turns out, today was just one more in an endless succession of days where the desire to get out of bed and go in to work marginally outweighed the desire to put my head in the oven and turn on the gas.

tags: suicide despair depression futility hopelessness [add]

2007-07-06 11:19:55 / Rating: 880.75 /


I worry he's just waiting for the last Harry Potter book to come out before he kills himself.

tags: suicide harry potter worry [add]

2007-06-14 15:50:00 / Rating: 1380 /


When we found his body, only his lower half stuck out of the ground so it looked like the earth was eating him.

tags: love suicide [add]

2007-03-27 14:04:22 / Rating: 594.25 /


I didn't expect myself to survive to see the two year anniversary of the day they told me it had been a single bottle of pills that took her away.

tags: death loss suicide love pain [add]

2007-02-23 09:15:51 / Rating: 891.25 /


It wasn't suicide.

tags: suicide murder unknown lies [add]

2006-11-21 09:52:25 / Rating: 749 /


After our usual back fence bull session, complaining about shady politicians and the sad state of the world, my neighbor walked into his house picked up a shotgun and blew his head off.

tags: sad suicide [add]

2006-11-09 09:58:30 / Rating: 701 /