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05 Jul 2005

Suicide
I was scared of death up until about the age of 11. Just terrified of it. Then for some reason I felt sort of a comfort with it. Then about 12 or 13 I wanted to die. And for at least the last 10 years a day hasn't gone by where I don't think about and how nice it would be actually. Im not sad. I just don't see the purpose for all the nonsense of worrying and fears. I know I can't do it because of my family. But is it abnormal to feel this way? I think to myself if I feel this way, not sad but just don't want to be here, many others probably think the same
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

I wonder what on earth makes you assume that it'll be nice ? If you'd seen it happen, as often as a doctor or ambulanceman or policeman has, you wouldn't feel so sure. It isn't usual to consider death a joy to be looked forward to, or to see life as pointless. You do really need to see a shrink for assessment, and a counsellor to think through the assumptions you seem to have made rather too hastily and superficially.
And Nadine, guess that was a nice tho7ught on your part --- but if in all your time on earth, you managed to make some people happier than they would otherwise have been, or achieved any number of other things, was that really pointless ? These sorts of views can reflect forms of depression, remember.
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