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i thought it was at one point.. made a different choice.. now looking back i see how wrong that initial idea was.. it doesnt seem like the way to go now.. which means it never was..

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No!!!!!!

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NO never ever ever ever, that's a permanent solution to a temporary problem

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If the question is, "what should you never attempt?"

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Every single thing in life gets better with time. Unless you have a chronic illness that was going to kill you and the doctors said that there was nothing they could do and you were in constant agonizing pain. If someone was in that situation then I could understand them thinking about it...

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Sure it is,no problems with money or relationships, etc. I often wish I had succeeded when I was 15, wouldn't have suffered some sexual molestation and rape as an adult, ripped off many times by people I trusted, fortunately, I have health problems, and can kill myself just by not taking my meds. and not seeing a dr, as am too cowardly to do it more drastically, and if you are like me but have money you can go to Switzerland where you can have assisted suicide for ANY reason. If you google it there's a documentary on it and there's a website with other people contemplating suicide.

We are going all going to die anyway, and as I get older seeing my face age and experiencing healt problems, death is MUCH preferable. There is a lady who shot herself in front of a hospital with a note that she wanted to donate her organs and that's another reason to do it, so you can give it before it gets diseased but since our society sees death as a bad thing although the people here advisingyou otherwise do NOT know what the person considering it is going through and I can understand) medical won't accept those organs, even though it would help someone who WANTS to live!!

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My sister thought the same way. She was in so much pain from a broken hip that she couldn't get fixed right, she wanted to give up BUT didn't want to take pain meds. She also had blood pressure problems which caused strokes. She had diabetes . She had COPD. She had had a pineal brain tumor removed. It was one thing after another. She quit taking her blood pressure meds and had a massive stroke. She died 8 hours later this last June 7th. She was sorry she made that decision before she slipped into coma with me there (we were best friends), her only child who was getting ready to give birth in 2 weeks, her husband of 39 years, her whole family. I cry everyday, her daughter doesn't have a mother to help her with her new baby as mothers love to do, her husband is lost and in deep depression. My best friend is gone. If this is the way you feel, that you don't care about the MESS you'll leave behind, then just get it over with so your family can try to learn to go on. After they have to pick out everything for your burial in tears, write obituary, walk around in a daze for at least 2 years, and no grandchildren will ever learn about who they came from...if you are that SELFISH, as if the things you've been through hasn't happened to anyone else in the world yet they FIGHT for the last bit of themselves they can GIVE, then you are too miserable to be here. My sister was sorry she got careless. Then it was too late. But if the way you sound here is the way you're like to be around, then....
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And people who know me here have NEVER seen me write this way, but either FIX your outlook to don't . Even people who are in intolerable pain and have chosen to die don't have the hateful outlook you have. I KNOW this as I have worked with Hospice in several cases. I just hope you don't throw this hatred on everyone who enters your sight. THAT would be an unforgivable act among the living.
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Evag: I understand the psychological and physical agony you've been through as far as empathy will allow - only you know what you have to deal with every day. From your description - your desire to die is not based on a rational choice - it's based on a distorted view - which can be treated. When I wrote my post advocating the specific criteria by which State sanctioned suicide was desirable - it was under the condition that the decision be made by an unimpaired and un-treatable mind - as in cases of completely untreatable physical suffering or a complete failure to thrive - which is how I would classify Terry Schivo - basically a mass of cells kept alive by technology - but the woman - what made her - "her" had long departed. I personally find the decision to commit suicide revolting - but life has exposed me to incidents where living is worse than not living. With any chance to relieve the suffering or re-vive the "person" inside of the matrix of cells called "body" - suicide should not be on top of your list of options - life can turn on a dime.
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to me no,but I have friends that are able to be good emotional support while other people have to go through it on their own

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As Sausage said, terminal and painful illness--especially if it is going to place an extreme emotional and financial hardship on ones loved ones--is, to my mind, a valid reason. Other than that, to take your own life to spare the life of another is also a valid reason.

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People not facing a horror filled existence are always the ones to deny suicide to fully cognizant, not mentally impaired people suffering he..ll on earth. In hospitals - there is a well known condition that is typically a prelude to suicide: "failure to thrive". It came out of OB and is now observed everywhere. They typically die shortly after that diagnosis - even with minor symptoms - their brains basically give up the ghost. My take is that the State can't interfere with a person's decision to shuffle off this mortal coil - once they determine the person has made a rational decision - typically to end suffering or due to a complete lack of meaning with no possibility of parole.

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OH MY GOSH Gators4eva6izbak don't do it if you are thinking about it, what in the world are you thinking!!! Please listen to Cookie and everybody else who is telling you not to do it... Ok?

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oh thanks for the concern.....I wasn't thinking about doing it......I was just wandering what people thought but thanks for caring :)
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Oh... Ok sorry for that Gators4eva6izbak, I thought you was thinking about doing it, sorry for Cookie getting bent out of shape like that LOL:)
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lol it's cool......I really appreciate the concern
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Well you is welcome Gators4eva6izbak.
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Unless the question is "What's it called when you take your own life?".

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You're welcome and thanks for also following.
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For some people it is.

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ok thanks for answering
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I don't condone it,but some people can't handle life and it's problems,or maybe they are terminally ill.
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it is for me
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You are way too young to think like that.Things will get better...everything takes time.
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No. People think that committing suicide will make everything better but it really leaves a bigger mess behind.

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Never. Gators, is everything okay? :(

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yeah I was just thinking last night
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So, you're not gonna go nuts or anything? If you ever need to talk you know where to find me...
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It is for me

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um..well cuz it is..my mom died in a car accident last year and my dad is on drugs...i am starting to follow in my dad's footsteps.
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No
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oh hi...how are you? im just really depressed!:(
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Why
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Death is never the answer God has a plan for you your life will get better
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thanx losangeles1996..:D
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No I have a friend that did because he was being bullied the whole school was in teers you may not think pepole care but they do, a lot. I wish i could go back and talk him out of it. So now I'm trying to talk you out of it it will get better. The road always leads to a better place, and if it doesn't, then the roads not over yet. Talk to some one sportive, please.

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I'm not contemplating suicide I promise.....it was just a random question......but thanks for the answer and your concern
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Oh thank goodness phew
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No no no. Gators suicide is the worst answer to anything. It's stupid. There was a time in my life where I thought about doing it , but there is no way I would have done it anyways. You only have one life (obviously), some people forget that though. YOU CAN'T LIVE AGAIN. And taking it away because you think you're ugly, your crush doesn't crush on you back, or some lonely jerk is bullying you is stupid beyond belief.

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5 day old question. Yet I'm still going to answer.

The answer is No. There are so many things to live for, and so many more solutions to a problem without resorting to that. I don't consider it a selfish or brave act.. I don't really consider it much of anything. I have to say I don't understand it for the most part. I mean, there were a couple times when it flashed through my mind, not anything that was deeply considered at all though. It doesn't just end your life, it affects everyone elses too. And the way I see it, you won't know if tomorrow is better, because you're dead. Done. Over it. You won't be able to see the next day.

I know you said you were just thinking. Not considering it or anything. But in all seriousness.. You think too much ;) Are ya sure you're okay?

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no bcuz you left and I don't know why......I'm so sad right now it hurts :'(
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Oh God, you're really good at making me feel guilty. Im sorry... But Im back :)
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well for starters its a sin. and secound,the only wackos that really ever commit suicide were either dared or on drugs.:-( its a shame what is going on in the world now and days.

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If you commit suicide, you'll never know

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