How To Tell Someone You Are Suicidal

I think this is a really good post both for people who are suicidal and for those they tell.


So how do you tell someone you are suicidal? Who do you tell? Oh no, you can’t choose them… Or you can’t tell them that… This post should answer some of your questions about telling someone about your suicidal thoughts, or intent to commit suicide, based on my own experiences and the experiences of other that I have heard about.

Firstly, should I tell someone?
The short answer is yes. All health professionals would agree that sharing your feelings and thoughts will help you. When you get your feelings out it will be easier to receive help but it will also feel less of a burden. When I first told my friend I did not get the reaction I was expecting, but it still made me feel better and realise suicide is not my only option.

Who should I talk to?
The important thing is that you feel comfortable to…

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“Mom” Again!

On Friday around noon I have to say I was a little relieved that my 9 year-old house guest was going for the weekend with her Dad. With having her through the week and the little guy for two nights I have to say I was exhausted and in a bunch of pain. But a …