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Mad_Dem_X Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-12-10 09:38 AM
Response to Reply #72
77. Jesus. What a terrible thing to do.
Edited on Thu Aug-12-10 09:38 AM by Mad_Dem_X
I don't know what to say... :hug:
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  -Do you know anyone who has committed suicide? Coyote_Bandit  Aug-11-10 10:16 PM   #0 
  - I did.  rug   Aug-11-10 10:20 PM   #1 
  - Can I ask a favor?  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 10:26 PM   #4 
     - That would be redundant but I have a serious answer.  rug   Aug-11-10 10:48 PM   #11 
        - Thank you  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:07 PM   #15 
        - Yes. Two. And they were both guys in their 20s.  Rhiannon12866   Aug-12-10 04:03 AM   #56 
           - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:45 AM   #93 
              - Thank you.  Rhiannon12866   Aug-12-10 03:11 PM   #134 
  - Sadly, yes. A few.  flvegan   Aug-11-10 10:26 PM   #2 
  - I'm sorry n/t  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:15 PM   #119 
  - I'm sorry about your friends  Tobin S.   Aug-11-10 10:26 PM   #3 
  - I'm sure you're right but  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 10:34 PM   #6 
     - I don't know these people you are talking about. But I can speak from personal experience  Tobin S.   Aug-11-10 10:49 PM   #12 
        - You're right  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:14 PM   #17 
           - Suicide is not rational  Tobin S.   Aug-11-10 11:20 PM   #20 
              - Thank you  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:25 PM   #23 
  - Not recently, but yes.  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-11-10 10:28 PM   #5 
  - sorry for your loss. yes, I knew someone  handmade34   Aug-11-10 10:36 PM   #7 
  - I'm sorry  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 10:56 PM   #14 
     - You just don't get it, do you?  Bunny   Aug-12-10 04:45 AM   #60 
     - I have more than a passing acquaintance  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:34 AM   #88 
     - think of it in a different way...  Whisp   Aug-12-10 10:36 AM   #82 
  - Yes. n/t  LeftyFingerPop   Aug-11-10 10:41 PM   #8 
  - Yes.....n/t  Tikki   Aug-12-10 08:32 AM   #68 
  - Two - one attempted and one success  Initech   Aug-11-10 10:44 PM   #9 
  - Yes, it sucks n/t  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:16 PM   #19 
  - yeah, it hurts  harmonicon   Aug-11-10 10:45 PM   #10 
  - I'm sorry for your loss, your anger and your sadness  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:24 PM   #22 
     - I don't think it's something you can ever make sense of.  harmonicon   Aug-11-10 11:37 PM   #29 
  - Three people in the past, didn't know one of them all that well but knew the other two.  JTG of the PRB   Aug-11-10 10:56 PM   #13 
  - If there is one thing that I am thankful for  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:27 PM   #24 
  - I knew five people who committed suicide. They were each  SeattleGirl   Aug-11-10 11:09 PM   #16 
  - Sometimes the pain lasts for years  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:31 PM   #26 
     - Thank you, C_B. And I am sorry for yours.  SeattleGirl   Aug-11-10 11:53 PM   #36 
  - I know a few who drank themselves to death  Kaleva   Aug-11-10 11:14 PM   #18 
  - Slow suicide for sure  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:32 PM   #27 
  - Two for sure, and possibly a third.  InvisibleTouch   Aug-11-10 11:24 PM   #21 
  - I suspect  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:38 PM   #31 
  - I fortunately don't.  Odin2005   Aug-11-10 11:29 PM   #25 
  - A few short months ago  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:40 PM   #32 
  - Yes  ismnotwasm   Aug-11-10 11:36 PM   #28 
  - Thank you  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:49 PM   #34 
  - Two suicides I knew were in their twenties.  murielm99   Aug-11-10 11:37 PM   #30 
  - So sad  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-11-10 11:54 PM   #37 
  - No, but I know someone whose brother killed himself, her sister was murdered, and another brother  Kat45   Aug-11-10 11:47 PM   #33 
  - I cannot imagine  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:03 AM   #39 
  - My dear Coyote_Bandit...  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-11-10 11:49 PM   #35 
  - I suspect that  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:09 AM   # 
  - My only older sibling.  jotsy   Aug-11-10 11:56 PM   #38 
  - Thank you  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:14 AM   #42 
  - Younger brother of one of my good elementary school friends shot himself before he was 20,  struggle4progress   Aug-12-10 12:06 AM   #40 
  - Suicide as a controlling behavior  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:18 AM   #44 
  - Far too many  skygazer   Aug-12-10 12:09 AM   #41 
  - I don't understand  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:27 AM   #47 
     - No, it's not rational  skygazer   Aug-12-10 01:20 AM   #51 
  - Yes, but I am not pissed at them. What they did hurt a lot of people, but...  TreasonousBastard   Aug-12-10 12:18 AM   #43 
  - You're right  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:21 AM   #45 
  - No, but I prevented one 20 minutes ago.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-12-10 12:26 AM   #46 
  - Thank you  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:33 AM   #49 
  - Yes. He was 15 yrs old. His name was Josh.  Fleshdancer   Aug-12-10 12:30 AM   #48 
  - I'm pissed off  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:39 AM   #50 
  - Yes, seven as of now  johnnie   Aug-12-10 01:30 AM   #52 
  - I'm really sorry to hear this, johnnie...  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-12-10 01:50 AM   #53 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:36 AM   #89 
  - yes  elana i am   Aug-12-10 02:52 AM   #54 
  - At least the child survivors I know  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:38 AM   #91 
  - Thank you from the bottom of my heart for those who've shared their grief and pain  abq e streeter   Aug-12-10 03:08 AM   #55 
  - Take care  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:40 AM   #92 
  - My ex-husband took his own life on May 13th of this year...  mcctatas   Aug-12-10 04:16 AM   #57 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:47 AM   #94 
  - Guy I worked with  spinbaby   Aug-12-10 04:19 AM   #58 
  - I'm sorry n/t  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:49 AM   #98 
  - No. Cowards' way out, all due respect to your friends. nt  Skip Intro   Aug-12-10 04:26 AM   #59 
  - Uninformed fucking bullshit.  LeftyFingerPop   Aug-12-10 08:35 AM   #69 
  - IMHO, there were better alternatives n/t  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:50 AM   #99 
  - Yes, a friend of mine. She had had depression issues for years.  raccoon   Aug-12-10 06:01 AM   #61 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:51 AM   #100 
  - Yes. My best friend, a quarter century ago  nuxvomica   Aug-12-10 07:20 AM   #62 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:52 AM   #101 
  - Yep.  Iggo   Aug-12-10 07:32 AM   #63 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:52 AM   #102 
  - My brother, my Mom, and an uncle.  bif   Aug-12-10 08:08 AM   #64 
  - that is so sad. i am sorry for you.  seabeyond   Aug-12-10 08:23 AM   #67 
  - I'm so sorry.  BeachBaby   Aug-12-10 09:33 AM   #76 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:53 AM   #103 
  - Yes....  zabet   Aug-12-10 08:17 AM   #65 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:54 AM   #104 
  - Yes.  femmocrat   Aug-12-10 08:20 AM   #66 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:55 AM   #105 
  - Yeah, guy I knew shot himself in the head at 18  HEyHEY   Aug-12-10 08:42 AM   #70 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:55 AM   #106 
  - My cousin. August 25, 2001.  Mad_Dem_X   Aug-12-10 08:49 AM   #71 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:56 AM   #107 
  - No but my father made a failed attempt.  Inspired   Aug-12-10 08:49 AM   #72 
  - Jesus. What a terrible thing to do.  Mad_Dem_X   Aug-12-10 09:38 AM   #77 
  - You don't have to say a word! The hug was enough.  Inspired   Aug-14-10 08:03 AM   #168 
  - I am so sorry  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:58 AM   #108 
     - Thanks Coyote Bandit. n/t  Inspired   Aug-14-10 08:04 AM   #169 
  - Yes--two people  mnhtnbb   Aug-12-10 09:03 AM   #73 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:00 PM   #109 
  - A guy I did a few plays with a number of years ago.  Aristus   Aug-12-10 09:11 AM   #74 
  - You just reminded me of a third person I know--a fellow actor.  mnhtnbb   Aug-12-10 09:23 AM   #75 
  - Again  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:04 PM   #112 
  - How true  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:03 PM   #111 
     - One thing I remember fondly was that we referred to each other by  Aristus   Aug-12-10 08:54 PM   #139 
  - One yes and one strongly suspect  av8rdave   Aug-12-10 09:59 AM   #78 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:04 PM   #113 
     - Thank you. They were both a long time ago, but that doesn't diminish it much.  av8rdave   Aug-12-10 02:03 PM   #130 
  - When I was working at the mall  Roon   Aug-12-10 10:02 AM   #79 
  - I'm sorry n/t  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:05 PM   #114 
  - Yes - three. One was most strange. 20 years old  rurallib   Aug-12-10 10:11 AM   #80 
  - I'm sorry n/t  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:06 PM   #115 
  - I'm sorry to hear that you're going through this.  BeachBaby   Aug-12-10 10:29 AM   #81 
  - Thank you  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:09 PM   #116 
  - Yes. here's a link.  sixstrings75   Aug-12-10 11:08 AM   #83 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:12 PM   #117 
  - Yes, a coworker. Someone I'd known for a long time. I never expected it.  gizmonic   Aug-12-10 11:26 AM   #84 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 12:13 PM   #118 
  - Self-Delete  UndertheOcean   Aug-12-10 11:27 AM   #85 
  - WTF????  BeachBaby   Aug-12-10 11:31 AM   #86 
     - I hit alert, but found that none of the catagories apply to this.  Deep13   Aug-12-10 11:36 AM   #90 
     - I alerted and used the "insensitive" category. I echo the WTF  auntAgonist   Aug-12-10 11:49 AM   #96 
     - Don't mind me , or my brain farts.  UndertheOcean   Aug-12-10 11:48 AM   #95 
        - perhaps the bathroom is a place to have your brainfarts and not  auntAgonist   Aug-12-10 11:49 AM   #97 
  - Two or three depending on how deliberate it has to be...  Deep13   Aug-12-10 11:34 AM   #87 
  - See my post upthread nt  gizmonic   Aug-12-10 12:02 PM   #110 
  - my dad  Skittles   Aug-12-10 12:49 PM   #120 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 01:51 PM   #124 
  - Oh Skittles  raptor_rider   Aug-13-10 07:04 PM   #164 
     - it was bad  Skittles   Aug-15-10 03:17 AM   #180 
  - Only one  last_texas_dem   Aug-12-10 01:02 PM   #121 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 01:52 PM   #126 
  - Yes.  LWolf   Aug-12-10 01:07 PM   #122 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 01:53 PM   #127 
     - Nearly 4 decades later,  LWolf   Aug-12-10 02:17 PM   #133 
  - Yes, three  Broken_Hero   Aug-12-10 01:10 PM   #123 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 01:54 PM   #128 
  - Several.  foxfeet   Aug-12-10 01:51 PM   #125 
  - Thanks for the link  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 02:00 PM   #129 
  - My brother-in-law hanged himself on December 1. 1999  Throd   Aug-12-10 02:06 PM   #131 
  - I'm sorry  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 04:05 PM   #135 
  - Neighbor did a Hemingway in his back yard when I was a kid  Amerigo Vespucci   Aug-12-10 02:17 PM   #132 
  - I'm sorry  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 04:06 PM   #136 
  - My BIL IS a Hemingway --  elehhhhna   Aug-12-10 07:02 PM   #138 
     - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:18 PM   #143 
  - I've vaguely known a few  nickinSTL   Aug-12-10 05:14 PM   #137 
  - The American Association of Suicidology  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:17 PM   #142 
     - Suicide.org  LeftyFingerPop   Aug-12-10 11:32 PM   #145 
        - Not all suicides  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 11:17 AM   #151 
           - This entire thread has become your attempt to justify your anger...  LeftyFingerPop   Aug-13-10 11:44 AM   #155 
           - Frankly  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 01:36 PM   #157 
              - Like I said...  LeftyFingerPop   Aug-13-10 02:20 PM   #159 
                 - I have  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 05:44 PM   #160 
           - My fathers attempt was indeed manipulative and vengeful.  Inspired   Aug-14-10 09:10 AM   #171 
              - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-14-10 07:48 PM   #172 
  - Yes, my favorite uncle  Mr. Ected   Aug-12-10 09:31 PM   #140 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-12-10 11:19 PM   #144 
  - Yes...  MrScorpio   Aug-12-10 09:36 PM   #141 
  - 2 people, my cousin and a fellow firefighter  Bombero1956   Aug-13-10 12:28 AM   #146 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 08:24 AM   #148 
  - the father of a young girl i went to school with  orleans   Aug-13-10 01:04 AM   #147 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 08:29 AM   #149 
  - A couple. One very close to home.  PassingFair   Aug-13-10 10:11 AM   #150 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 11:23 AM   #152 
  - No two are alike.  PassingFair   Aug-13-10 11:32 AM   #153 
  - ...  auntAgonist   Aug-13-10 09:40 PM   #167 
  - Two friends, and in a way, a third too.  nutsnberries   Aug-13-10 11:33 AM   #154 
  - Thank you  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 11:48 AM   #156 
  - Yes.  geardaddy   Aug-13-10 01:44 PM   #158 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 05:46 PM   #161 
  - Yes here  raptor_rider   Aug-13-10 06:53 PM   #162 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 09:30 PM   #165 
  - I saw a dead person on the ground who jumped (or fell) out window.  LisaL   Aug-13-10 06:56 PM   #163 
  - I used to work  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-13-10 09:35 PM   #166 
  - I used to know them but they are gone now.  Tuesday Afternoon   Aug-14-10 08:11 AM   #170 
  - Yes Indeed  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-14-10 07:50 PM   #173 
     - true...  Tuesday Afternoon   Aug-14-10 09:37 PM   #174 
  - No, but I came very close to doing so in 2007.  Terra Alta   Aug-14-10 09:52 PM   #175 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-15-10 11:14 AM   #182 
  - Yes.  Withywindle   Aug-15-10 12:00 AM   #176 
  - Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your compassionate AND educated reply.  Dem2theMax   Aug-15-10 02:26 AM   #177 
     - Thank you.  Withywindle   Aug-15-10 02:41 AM   #178 
     - Only one way to reply to that....  Dem2theMax   Aug-15-10 03:04 AM   #179 
        - Agreed. and it goes a long way.  Withywindle   Aug-15-10 03:26 AM   #181 
     - I agree with both of you.  hippywife   Aug-15-10 11:37 AM   #183 
  - Three, all in their early 20's  IDemo   Aug-15-10 11:40 AM   #184 
  - Yes  Bluzmann57   Aug-15-10 11:55 AM   #185 
  - Yes, my brother  Dystopian   Aug-15-10 12:10 PM   #186 
 

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