Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Suicide

It's not a subject I have taken on here before because I'm just not qualified... and 'we' are too fragile... and..well... I don't want to say the wrong thing.

But it appears that Robin Williams has done it.


I'm really struggling with this post... I keep typing and deleting.


The only time I have ever seriously considered taking my life was when I was gambling and I couldn't stop and I was ashamed and so regretful of what I'd done financially to my family.

But I REALLY considered it.  Planned it.

I NEVER would have thought that *I* would have entertained such thoughts.
No one would've.

But I was SO ALONE.
Oh, there were people all around me.... but I wasn't with them.

You know.

And.... I really didn't see much point in going on anyway.  Not for them... certainly not for ME.


I am telling you that things change.
Circumstances can change.
YOU can change.

and you can feel differently.
you can feel better.
you can be happy.


I know.  I wasn't sure that I even WANTED to back then.

But life is worth living.
Maybe not the life you're living right this minute.

But there are so many possibilities for the future.

Reach out.
Alone is too lonely.
You are worth it.

You.
Are.
Worth.
It.

Need help? In the U.S., call 1-800-273-8255
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

List of Worldwide Suicide Crisis Lines http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines


Online Crisis Help

https://www.imalive.org/

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/gethelp/lifelinechat.aspx


Much Love,
Peg