How many people have you known personally that have commited suicide?

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Laststop

Laststop

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I had an aunt go off out of state and OD on meds, a cousin that put a rifle in his mouth and shot himself, and a kid that was the son of friends who hung himself at only 22. I went to his funeral. You could make out the rope mark on his neck a little. It was tough. He was a sweet kid.
 
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ProhibereDolor

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Are we talking about both successful and unsuccessful attempts or just those that actually completed it? If unsuccessful then other than myself only one person. If successful then none.
 
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GeorgeJL

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I had an aunt go off out of state and OD on meds, a cousin that put a rifle in his mouth and shot himself, and a kid that was the son of friends who hung himself at only 22. I went to his funeral. You could make out the rope mark on his neck a little. It was tough. He was a sweet kid.
I don't know anyone in family or friends that committed suicide.
 
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Ruffian

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3 I know of. I don’t know all of my history. I have a nephew with ideation and a ton of issues. Some days the thought of him keeps me here - I wouldn’t want it to influence him. Then again, my family has definitely kept up a host of lies through generations - I’m sure a story about “mixing up medications,” or something to fit the method would explain me away quickly.
 
TheBlackSwordsman

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None. Kind of wish I did so I could observe up close what this does to a family.
 
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Roger

Roger

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About thirteen

Gassing x 5 (2 coal gas, 3 CO in car)

Hanging x 3

Shooting x 3

Parachute x 1

Train x 1

Me. But not quite yet.
 
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Saga

Saga

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My uncle committed suicide 3 years ago, he shot himself in the head he survived that for a couple of days but he never woke up and eventually they had to take off the life line that was keeping him on this planet..he is at peace now...I wish I will be soon
 
AnnonyBox

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I suspect more than one, but I'm shite at funerals so I never find out. The one I do know of went out by carbon monoxide poisoning. Overall, I'd say it was a peaceful way to go. Considering what I knew of the family life, it must have been a mercy to go.
 
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My cousin sister. She was 3rd year art student. She jumped from the 2nd floor, ended up in the hospital for couple of days but couldn't make it.
 
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Etherealdignity333

Etherealdignity333

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My dad. I feel we were a lot alike. He made it to 34, though, so he’s got two years on me.
 
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Shamana

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A friend from my childhood and teenagehood. Hanged himself around 20 years old.

My best friends little brother when he was about 18 hanged himself.
 
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Rez_MbChB

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4 confirmed, 1 suspected

Edit: brother, ex-boyfriend, two former students of mine.

It’s suspected my uncle also killed himself.
do you feel any guilt about the ex bf? I feel like commiting soley because of my ex but ofc dont want her to feel guilty
 
Morphinekiss

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do you feel any guilt about the ex bf? I feel like commiting soley because of my ex but ofc dont want her to feel guilty
No. He had severe ptsd from being a combat medic. I wish I could have helped him more, but I know his demons got him in the end.
 

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