Tale Of A Suicide

Today is my sister’s birthday. We’re going to dinner with some of her friends. We haven’t gotten together on her birthday since we were in our twenties, normally she either ignores it or does something with her husband. But one week ago, he shot himself in the head. Two days before that their house burned to the ground. In 2 days, my sister lost her home, all of her belongings, her car, and her husband of 34 years.

If these things happened to someone else, it may not be surprising. Some people’s lives…

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Elizabeth Collins

Elizabeth Collins

Health, psychology, current events, politics, cats, tech… Suicide prevention & mental health are extra important to me. Stereotypes fall when we talk openly.