- Dec 19, 2019
I don't see how that can be a real friendship whatsoever. It's a lack of respect for the suicidal person. It's the same as a homophobe saying to their gay friends that "gays are f*gs and will go to hell".
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Why do you suspect this?I suspect the majority of the people in my life believe suicide is a deeply selfish act. About half of them probably believe you go to hell if you do it.
So, to answer your question: yes, I can be friends with them, and love them.
I could, however, not be able to have any sort of meaningful interaction with anyone who hates people based on race, sexuality, disability or religion. Suicide, imo, is very different and cannot be compared to these things.
If there's only ONE thing in life that you can be selfish about and have it be okay it's gota be this. Is it not selfish of others to try to force you to stay and suffer? Thanks for sharing how you feel about it. I think this topic is rather subjective and dependent on point of view.I think it can definitely be a selfish act and I am here and am still seriously considering CBTing. May get backlash for that but oh well. I am not saying people don’t consider others when they go through with it, and everyone has different reasons for committing the act, but it definitely has a huge impact on others (I get depending on circumstance). Although I think some people who commit suicide sincerely believe they are a burden to others and are better off dead. It’s complicated for sure.
I know if I went through with it, it would be incredibly selfish and hurtful to others.
Although I believe they would move on except for my immediate family who would have a harder time.
People tend to be selfish in this society anyway. There are just a few people I’ve met who are truly selfless.
I am friends with such a person, but he just needs educating. Side note he is gay and I’d never use that example to prove a point to him xDI don't see how that can be a real friendship whatsoever. It's a lack of respect for the suicidal person. It's the same as a homophobe saying to their gay friends that "gays are f*gs and will go to hell".
I made a point of saying to them, if you’re being tortured but you can end the torture by ctb. Is it still selfish? Not all torture is physical pain. He was like, yeah that’s not the same thing so I said how do you f*cking know you if you haven’t experienced either of those things. You’re quick to judge but you’re not in a position to have your deluded opinion in the matter so stfu and be supportive, you say “you should talk to me it might help” but I talk to you and you call me selfish, F**k you..I am friends with people who think it's a selfish act. One's my best friend. Granted he also said that he and his family also wouldn't think I'd go to hell either (his family is really religious--he isn't but 'spiritual'), they also would think I'd be at peace.
He also knows I'm suicidal. I make a point to mention it. I joke about it, in part to annoy him (we have that type of relationship). I know it won't change his mind, he knows he can't change mine).
At the same time, a lot I know that think it's selfish also understand how someone could. So it's like they're mixed on it.
I don't think that it's being disrespectful. It's a viewpoint, a viewpoint i could live with.I don't see how that can be a real friendship whatsoever. It's a lack of respect for the suicidal person.
No, it's not the same. That's just plain hate speech.It's the same as a homophobe saying to their gay friends that "gays are f*gs and will go to hell".
Yes, I could. I too do not think this comparison is fair, either.I don't see how that can be a real friendship whatsoever. It's a lack of respect for the suicidal person. It's the same as a homophobe saying to their gay friends that "gays are f*gs and will go to hell".