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2014-02-11 01:29:00 AM
Yeah, I think I'm okay with someone at the end of their rope and who may not have the wherewithal to talk with a stranger at that particular moment to have the option to send a text, e-mail, telegram, or farking smoke signal for some help if it's got a chance to save their life.
 
2014-02-11 02:37:44 AM
I can't wait for this to go green. It'll be nice to see FARK's armchair psychiatry brigade come in here with their perfect lives and mental health, and be able to explain to us all why the people who might use this are worthless and should kill themselves if they can't talk to a live person over the phone.

If I sound cynical, eh, welcome to FARK I suppose.
 
2014-02-11 03:26:09 AM
Mods this shouldn't be greenlit. Come on.

Find your cheap entertainment somewhere else.
 
2014-02-11 03:27:44 AM

whidbey: Mods this shouldn't be greenlit. Come on.

Find your cheap entertainment somewhere else.


You are praying to cruel and vengeful Gods. Your pleas for mercy fall upon deaf ears.
 
2014-02-11 03:59:26 AM
I'm not really sure what's stupid about this. It probably does make it easier for people to troll the system but if it helps people then why not. I know people that probably would be more at ease texting
 
2014-02-11 04:04:08 AM
Do you have anyone in your life you can talk to about this?
'idk my bff jill?'
 
2014-02-11 04:07:08 AM
so suicide threads are not allowed, but threads making fun of people who are suicidal are allowed?

ok. got it.
 
2014-02-11 04:08:57 AM

hardinparamedic: I can't wait for this to go green. It'll be nice to see FARK's armchair psychiatry brigade come in here with their perfect lives and mental health, and be able to explain to us all why the people who might use this are worthless and should kill themselves if they can't talk to a live person over the phone.

If I sound cynical, eh, welcome to FARK I suppose.


You'd best start believing in troll sites, you're on one.jpg
 
2014-02-11 04:11:03 AM

calbert: so suicide threads are not allowed, but threads making fun of people who are suicidal are allowed?

ok. got it.


www.2dayblog.com
/seriously, stop being an attention whore and just do it
 
2014-02-11 04:11:22 AM
25.media.tumblr.com
 
2014-02-11 04:12:52 AM
I was fully immersed in the spa at my club and three high school aged teens had their feet in the spa while they were busy txting. The trio were there, but not present. I guess some of the millenials might be more comfortable txting than speaking about their problems.
 
2014-02-11 04:16:17 AM

wildcardjack: I was fully immersed in the spa at my club and three high school aged teens had their feet in the spa while they were busy txting. The trio were there, but not present. I guess some of the millenials might be more comfortable txting than speaking about their problems.


I would like to believe they were texting each other in lieu of conversation.
 
2014-02-11 04:21:16 AM

hardinparamedic: I can't wait for this to go green. It'll be nice to see FARK's armchair psychiatry brigade come in here with their perfect lives and mental health, and be able to explain to us all why the people who might use this are worthless and should kill themselves if they can't talk to a live person over the phone.

If I sound cynical, eh, welcome to FARK I suppose.


Your cynicism is justified, but even though it would be better for someone to speak to a live person, I can see the benefits to texting for help, just like TFA points out.
 
2014-02-11 04:29:32 AM
I also want to send a sincere thank you to the admin who changed the tag from "stupid" to "interesting."

This is a good article for people dealing with depression and needing someone to talk to.
 
2014-02-11 04:30:12 AM
Good. As someone who had a number of brushes with suicide in his life, I can say that the most difficult part of calling the suicide hotline is knowing you'll have to speak to someone on the phone, something people with many anxiety disorders have a lot of trouble doing. I think this is a fantastic idea.

Also, major props to suicide hotlines in general. They do amazing work, and literally save lives.
 
2014-02-11 04:34:09 AM

Wingless: Good. As someone who had a number of brushes with suicide in his life, I can say that the most difficult part of calling the suicide hotline is knowing you'll have to speak to someone on the phone, something people with many anxiety disorders have a lot of trouble doing.


But the most difficult part of actually going through with suicide is getting the cap off.
 
2014-02-11 04:34:34 AM

strangeluck: I also want to send a sincere thank you to the admin who changed the tag from "stupid" to "interesting."

This is a good article for people dealing with depression and needing someone to talk to.


Yeah i figured that was the case when everyone was complaining about subby saying something was "stupid" but could find nothing referring to stupid.

Any way to get help is a good way...
 
2014-02-11 04:53:05 AM

xria: You'd best start believing in troll sites, you're on one.jpg


img.fark.net
 
2014-02-11 04:54:58 AM
I like the idea. Some people just communicate better through the written word. Sometimes, people listen better, too.
 
2014-02-11 04:57:05 AM
U SAD BRO?
 
2014-02-11 05:05:55 AM
YOLO! LOL!!
 
2014-02-11 05:10:48 AM
As others have basically said already... Ok, cool.
 
2014-02-11 05:23:51 AM
DIAF
 
2014-02-11 05:35:12 AM

Wingless: Good. As someone who had a number of brushes with suicide in his life, I can say that the most difficult part of calling the suicide hotline is knowing you'll have to speak to someone on the phone, something people with many anxiety disorders have a lot of trouble doing. I think this is a fantastic idea.

Also, major props to suicide hotlines in general. They do amazing work, and literally save lives.


I volunteered for years on a crisis hotline and while I'm in favor of opening as many channels for help as possible, texting would make it much more difficult to assess a person's level of distress. On the phone you can hear changes in someone's voice and speech. Via text, nearly everyone sounds like a basket case.
 
2014-02-11 05:37:34 AM
img.fark.net

/Teen Line, this is Nitro!
 
2014-02-11 05:37:52 AM
All well and good until you realize you had to pester the person and got a text because it's their job and they wouldn't have acknowledged you otherwise. EVER. That's right, you're an even WORSE excuse for a human being. SRS.

^_^
 
2014-02-11 05:45:10 AM

Nogale: Wingless: Good. As someone who had a number of brushes with suicide in his life, I can say that the most difficult part of calling the suicide hotline is knowing you'll have to speak to someone on the phone, something people with many anxiety disorders have a lot of trouble doing. I think this is a fantastic idea.

Also, major props to suicide hotlines in general. They do amazing work, and literally save lives.

I volunteered for years on a crisis hotline and while I'm in favor of opening as many channels for help as possible, texting would make it much more difficult to assess a person's level of distress. On the phone you can hear changes in someone's voice and speech. Via text, nearly everyone sounds like a basket case.


You would never hear mine.  I work better with machines than humans...just don't trust them at all.  Never met one who did less harm than good.
 
2014-02-11 06:02:35 AM

you are a puppet: Wingless: Good. As someone who had a number of brushes with suicide in his life, I can say that the most difficult part of calling the suicide hotline is knowing you'll have to speak to someone on the phone, something people with many anxiety disorders have a lot of trouble doing.

But the most difficult part of actually going through with suicide is getting the cap off.


I always have trouble shooting  and stabbing myself while locked in a duffel bag doing a half gainer off a bridge, but maybe that's just me
 
2014-02-11 06:05:11 AM

albatros183: I always have trouble shooting  and stabbing myself while locked in a duffel bag doing a half gainer off a bridge, but maybe that's just me


You might have a future at MI6, then!
 
2014-02-11 06:05:53 AM

xria: hardinparamedic: I can't wait for this to go green. It'll be nice to see FARK's armchair psychiatry brigade come in here with their perfect lives and mental health, and be able to explain to us all why the people who might use this are worthless and should kill themselves if they can't talk to a live person over the phone.

If I sound cynical, eh, welcome to FARK I suppose.

You'd best start believing in troll sites, you're on one.jpg


I do this too, but this time you should have used the actual pic, because Geoffrey Rush makes everything better.
 
2014-02-11 06:08:08 AM

hardinparamedic: albatros183: I always have trouble shooting  and stabbing myself while locked in a duffel bag doing a half gainer off a bridge, but maybe that's just me

You might have a future at MI6, then!


Then I have HOPE again, also hot chicks and vodak martini's! thanks!
 
2014-02-11 06:11:23 AM
img.fark.net

If you can't talk about your problems or get a decent response in a BAAWWW-forum on one of the chans, odds are, that you can't get any comfort from texting.

Now, sexting, that's where you find solace - especially if you're a girl.
 
2014-02-11 06:13:06 AM

ox45tallboy: I like the idea. Some people just communicate better through the written word. Sometimes, people listen better, too.


Hilarious post is hilarious.

People, the vast majority of them, do not farking listen for shiat. You can tell them:"Do NOT put in (x) into the tray, put only (y) into the tray," a hundred times. Guess what's going in the tray unless you do it yourself?

They may be fooled, but this texting scheme with mean the suicide prevention volunteers/employees whatever can get back to more important things, playing "Angry Birds" while pretending to "listen" to you via texts.

Maybe the whole generation under me should kill themselves if this is how pathetic they are.
 
2014-02-11 06:17:14 AM

walktoanarcade: ox45tallboy: I like the idea. Some people just communicate better through the written word. Sometimes, people listen better, too.

Hilarious post is hilarious.

People, the vast majority of them, do not farking listen for shiat. You can tell them:"Do NOT put in (x) into the tray, put only (y) into the tray," a hundred times. Guess what's going in the tray unless you do it yourself?

They may be fooled, but this texting scheme with mean the suicide prevention volunteers/employees whatever can get back to more important things, playing "Angry Birds" while pretending to "listen" to you via texts.

Maybe the whole generation under me should kill themselves if this is how pathetic they are.


I don't know when I told my shrink he was a sociopath and I was lodging a complaint with the college, in writing he paid pretty close attention

/didn't understand but he's a sociopath so makes sense
 
2014-02-11 06:17:31 AM

walktoanarcade: ox45tallboy: I like the idea. Some people just communicate better through the written word. Sometimes, people listen better, too.

Hilarious post is hilarious.

People, the vast majority of them, do not farking listen for shiat. You can tell them:"Do NOT put in (x) into the tray, put only (y) into the tray," a hundred times. Guess what's going in the tray unless you do it yourself?

They may be fooled, but this texting scheme with mean the suicide prevention volunteers/employees whatever can get back to more important things, playing "Angry Birds" while pretending to "listen" to you via texts.

Maybe the whole generation under me should kill themselves if this is how pathetic they are.


You should search the thread where a snowflake tried to off himself over his love of My Little Ponies. Yes, My Little Ponies. It was a hilarious thread well worth a pan of Jiffy Pop.
 
2014-02-11 06:20:00 AM
Well, no more waiting on hold ...

/Rondeyrolled?
//"Trying to bring it back huh?"
 
2014-02-11 06:20:47 AM

robohobo: You should search the thread where a snowflake tried to off himself over his love of My Little Ponies. Yes, My Little Ponies. It was a hilarious thread well worth a pan of Jiffy Pop.


Are you kidding?

/Oh, Darwin, we besiege thee...
 
2014-02-11 06:21:09 AM
www.wearysloth.com

Haven't they got any mates?
 
2014-02-11 06:21:27 AM
Maybe they should try prayer instead.
 
2014-02-11 06:27:54 AM

Public Savant: robohobo: You should search the thread where a snowflake tried to off himself over his love of My Little Ponies. Yes, My Little Ponies. It was a hilarious thread well worth a pan of Jiffy Pop.

Are you kidding?

/Oh, Darwin, we besiege thee...

http://www.fark.com/comments/8120996/Horrible-11yr-old-boy-attempts- su icide-to-escape-bullying-because-hes-a-brony-Awesome-Fandom-responds-b y-raising-over-$10K-counting-in-less-than-a-day&new=1#new

Speaks for itself.
 
2014-02-11 06:29:43 AM
Oh, a cool way to keep people alive is to be me. Yes, I tell people that threaten suicide, well, if you do it, you will prove with your final act, that I am stronger than you. :)

I only tell that to people who don't mean it, so it works to only 99% of them.
 
2014-02-11 06:33:50 AM
"for only" rather,

And the "my little pony" thread was awful and hilarious.

/of course i don't attach hilarity to the poor boy
//compartmental
 
2014-02-11 06:48:34 AM
 
2014-02-11 06:51:40 AM
I have no problem with this...

Any access to another person for a desperate, depressed person is a good thing.
 
2014-02-11 06:55:01 AM

Public Savant: /Oh, Darwin, we besiege thee...


Don't besiege Darwin. Use sappers to blow his walls, then just march in and take over. Sieges take too long.

/beseech
//beseech
 
2014-02-11 06:58:26 AM
If someone thinks about it and decides they want to end their life why shouldn't they be allowed to? It is their life to do what they want with.
 
2014-02-11 07:02:08 AM

Carth: If someone thinks about it and decides they want to end their life why shouldn't they be allowed to? It is their life to do what they want with.


People like you make me sick. Are you so stupid that you cannot imagine the disease and nastiness that would reign if enough were convinced of your callous attitude?

Can you clean up after yourself if you kill yourself?  No? Then don't be a disease-spreader.

If some get to be angry that I don't get flu shots (for the public good) then I get to be angry over the gross aftermath of a suicide.
 
2014-02-11 07:04:41 AM
I think about offing* myself every day, but hey, there's nothing immediate going on so I can always do it tomorrow. And that's how I've made it through the last twenty years. Counseling gives external perspective to people who have no internal perspective, but it's only temporary.

/*for the juvenile among us, "whacking"
//And yes, I appreciate the irony.
 
2014-02-11 07:12:29 AM

Carth: If someone thinks about it and decides they want to end their life why shouldn't they be allowed to? It is their life to do what they want with.


Most people who are suicidal don't want to die. They either feel compelled to do so, or feel that they have no other options left to them, but they don't WANT to die. That's why they seek out help, that's why they go to the emergency room, or call a suicide hotline, because they are standing at the edge of the proverbial cliff and are desperately looking for something to hold onto.
 
2014-02-11 07:12:37 AM

walktoanarcade: People like you make me sick. Are you so stupid that you cannot imagine the disease and nastiness that would reign if enough were convinced of your callous attitude?

Can you clean up after yourself if you kill yourself?  No? Then don't be a disease-spreader.

If some get to be angry that I don't get flu shots (for the public good) then I get to be angry over the gross aftermath of a suicide.


We can overcome with technology.
media.tumblr.com
I take it you will now withdraw your objection?
 
2014-02-11 07:15:32 AM

phrawgh: walktoanarcade: People like you make me sick. Are you so stupid that you cannot imagine the disease and nastiness that would reign if enough were convinced of your callous attitude?

Can you clean up after yourself if you kill yourself?  No? Then don't be a disease-spreader.

If some get to be angry that I don't get flu shots (for the public good) then I get to be angry over the gross aftermath of a suicide.

We can overcome with technology.
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I take it you will now withdraw your objection?


Man, that's a good looking woman. Such shapely calves, those eyes.. (I imagine she's old as Hell or dead now, but hey)
 
2014-02-11 07:17:26 AM

walktoanarcade: Carth: If someone thinks about it and decides they want to end their life why shouldn't they be allowed to? It is their life to do what they want with.

People like you make me sick. Are you so stupid that you cannot imagine the disease and nastiness that would reign if enough were convinced of your callous attitude?

Can you clean up after yourself if you kill yourself?  No? Then don't be a disease-spreader.

If some get to be angry that I don't get flu shots (for the public good) then I get to be angry over the gross aftermath of a suicide.


The number of suicides in the US is about equal the number of people who die from the flu every year or on the highway. I'm sure we can think of a sanitary way to handle the problem. Remove the stigma, let people die in a hospital via injection after a mental competency check.
 
2014-02-11 07:19:27 AM

Carth: walktoanarcade: Carth: If someone thinks about it and decides they want to end their life why shouldn't they be allowed to? It is their life to do what they want with.

People like you make me sick. Are you so stupid that you cannot imagine the disease and nastiness that would reign if enough were convinced of your callous attitude?

Can you clean up after yourself if you kill yourself?  No? Then don't be a disease-spreader.

If some get to be angry that I don't get flu shots (for the public good) then I get to be angry over the gross aftermath of a suicide.

The number of suicides in the US is about equal the number of people who die from the flu every year or on the highway. I'm sure we can think of a sanitary way to handle the problem. Remove the stigma, let people die in a hospital via injection after a mental competency check.


Enjoy being a tool.
 
2014-02-11 07:28:19 AM

Carth: walktoanarcade: Carth: If someone thinks about it and decides they want to end their life why shouldn't they be allowed to? It is their life to do what they want with.

People like you make me sick. Are you so stupid that you cannot imagine the disease and nastiness that would reign if enough were convinced of your callous attitude?

Can you clean up after yourself if you kill yourself?  No? Then don't be a disease-spreader.

If some get to be angry that I don't get flu shots (for the public good) then I get to be angry over the gross aftermath of a suicide.

The number of suicides in the US is about equal the number of people who die from the flu every year or on the highway. I'm sure we can think of a sanitary way to handle the problem. Remove the stigma, let people die in a hospital via injection after a mental competency check.


Can you imagine how much that would cost? Cheaper to just hire a hitman.
s.wsj.net
 
2014-02-11 07:41:45 AM

Mr. Ekshun: Can you imagine how much that would cost? Cheaper to just hire a hitman.


I think that was the plot of an episode of Criminal Minds.

It didn't end well for the poor security guard.
 
2014-02-11 08:14:23 AM

Wingless: Carth: If someone thinks about it and decides they want to end their life why shouldn't they be allowed to? It is their life to do what they want with.

Most people who are suicidal don't want to die. They either feel compelled to do so, or feel that they have no other options left to them, but they don't WANT to die. That's why they seek out help, that's why they go to the emergency room, or call a suicide hotline, because they are standing at the edge of the proverbial cliff and are desperately looking for something to hold onto.


So very much this.
 
2014-02-11 08:25:17 AM
Carth:  The number of suicides in the US is about equal the number of people who die from the flu every year or on the highway. I'm sure we can think of a sanitary way to handle the problem. Remove the stigma, let people die in a hospital via injection after a mental competency check.

But what kind of competency check? While I've gone through suicidal phases myself, when my meds are working, I'm usually ok. Although I would love to be able to die without consequence - seriously, if you told me I could die right now and not hurt or affect anyone I know, I'd do it in a heartbeat - I can't see the surviving families of the victims being ok with assisted suicide if they are otherwise "healthy." How do you know that the person wouldn't change his mind?
 
2014-02-11 08:27:36 AM

Manic Depressive Mouse: But what kind of competency check? While I've gone through suicidal phases myself, when my meds are working, I'm usually ok. Although I would love to be able to die without consequence - seriously, if you told me I could die right now and not hurt or affect anyone I know, I'd do it in a heartbeat - I can't see the surviving families of the victims being ok with assisted suicide if they are otherwise "healthy." How do you know that the person wouldn't change his mind?


Even in countries that allow assisted suicide, it's (overwhelmingly) only done in cases of terminal illness where there is no hope for their survival or them to have a quality life.

Carth is being an asshole hoping for bites.
 
2014-02-11 09:09:54 AM

Wingless: Carth: If someone thinks about it and decides they want to end their life why shouldn't they be allowed to? It is their life to do what they want with.

Most people who are suicidal don't want to die. They either feel compelled to do so, or feel that they have no other options left to them, but they don't WANT to die. That's why they seek out help, that's why they go to the emergency room, or call a suicide hotline, because they are standing at the edge of the proverbial cliff and are desperately looking for something to hold onto.


I'd be perfectly ok with dying today or any day, but i'm not willing to put in the effort, nor to hurt my family. As soon as i get an uncurable disease though, i'm outta here.
 
2014-02-11 09:45:43 AM
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/approve.
 
2014-02-11 11:38:50 AM

hardinparamedic: I can't wait for this to go green. It'll be nice to see FARK's armchair psychiatry brigade come in here with their perfect lives and mental health, and be able to explain to us all why the people who might use this are worthless and should kill themselves if they can't talk to a live person over the phone.

If I sound cynical, eh, welcome to FARK I suppose.


Actually, I believe that when someone wants to kill themselves, the humane thing to do is to let them, or better yet, help them. Death is the natural end of life and everyone should be given the option to face it on their own terms.
 
2014-02-11 01:45:16 PM

Wingless: Carth: If someone thinks about it and decides they want to end their life why shouldn't they be allowed to? It is their life to do what they want with.

Most people who are suicidal don't want to die. They either feel compelled to do so, or feel that they have no other options left to them, but they don't WANT to die. That's why they seek out help, that's why they go to the emergency room, or call a suicide hotline, because they are standing at the edge of the proverbial cliff and are desperately looking for something to hold onto.


Yup; at least in my experience, anyway. When I was suicidal, it was all about wanting the pain to stop, and I had no idea how to stop hurting and stay alive. There's a huge number of times where I've "wanted to end my life," but I'm damn glad now that I didn't. So while I'm ok with allowing people the freedom and even the means of ending their lives on their own terms, I think that we'd all be much better served if we helped the otherwise healthy ones out of the great darkness in which they are living, constantly just trying to escape their anguish.
 
2014-02-11 03:07:55 PM

hardinparamedic: Manic Depressive Mouse: But what kind of competency check? While I've gone through suicidal phases myself, when my meds are working, I'm usually ok. Although I would love to be able to die without consequence - seriously, if you told me I could die right now and not hurt or affect anyone I know, I'd do it in a heartbeat - I can't see the surviving families of the victims being ok with assisted suicide if they are otherwise "healthy." How do you know that the person wouldn't change his mind?

Even in countries that allow assisted suicide, it's (overwhelmingly) only done in cases of terminal illness where there is no hope for their survival or them to have a quality life.

Carth is being an asshole hoping for bites.


I don't think he's a troll.  I agree with him.  If people want to kill themselves, they should be able to.  While it's cool to want to help people and all, there is a limit on what other people can do.  It's your life, and only you have to live it.  I think it's crazy and sadistic to want to force people to live a miserable life.  Yes the person committing suicide might hurt the people in their life who care about them (assuming they have any), but obviously those people either didn't care about that person enough in the first place or really couldn't do anything to make things better for them.

Before I met my husband I felt like I had no reason to live and honestly, if he ever died or left me, I would be back in that mindset.  He gives me purpose and happiness, something I have never experienced outside of him.  I know some people will think that is unhealthy, but it is how it is.

Some people are just broken and unfixable.  Why should we force them to continue on through misery?  That makes no sense to me.  People seem to think therapy or medications are some sort of answer, but I assure you they aren't for everyone.  If you fundamentally don't like who you are and find nothing redeemable about yourself then you're in for a tough road of misery if left alone as you will never get "better" because there is no where to progress to.  Changing oneself on such a deep level is nearly impossible when it's ingrained into every fiber of your being.

The only valid arguments I've heard against suicide are in situations with children/teenagers killing themselves as I do think they can at least try to be helped as it might not be too late for them and they might not be emotionally stable (hormones).  However, once in adulthood if they still have those feelings, they should be free to kill themselves.  Also parents with minor children who depend on them.  I can't really condone someone leaving a child alone in this world.  In those cases you should probably wait until they are 18 because you took on the responsibility of having them in the first place.

And anyone with a terminal illness or debilitating handicap should really be a no brainer in terms of letting them kill themselves.  If anyone has watched someone die a slow, painful death or become completely and permanently helpless with a horrible quality of life you would never disagree with this.

I'm not advocating that anyone should kill themselves, I'm merely of the stance that if they want to, they should be able to.
 
2014-02-11 03:25:03 PM
so, yeah, skip the hipster joking about not being able to txt the suicide twat-line...

twitter has reduced the capacity for msgs to 140 chars.

how does 733t5p34k establish any sort of communicshn w/ith someoneuserid on a bridge?
 
2014-02-11 07:50:08 PM

PillsHere: I'm merely of the stance that if they want to, they should be able to.


People who want to kill themselves, REALLY want to, will. Others feel despair and don't know how to get help. Sometimes it takes extreme or desperate measures for them to do so. It behooves everyone who has felt despair and survived to provide as many outlets for those who are in despair to get help as possible.
 
2014-02-11 07:57:10 PM

untaken_name: PillsHere: I'm merely of the stance that if they want to, they should be able to.

People who want to kill themselves, REALLY want to, will. Others feel despair and don't know how to get help. Sometimes it takes extreme or desperate measures for them to do so. It behooves everyone who has felt despair and survived to provide as many outlets for those who are in despair to get help as possible.


I really like that.  I practice it. I've been though more than any human should go through and still I feel much more lucky than most people on this planet.  If ever someone feels hopeless, alone and don't know what to do, I'll chat with you.  I won't even talk unless you want me to; just listen and let you know someone's there.
 
2014-02-11 08:42:14 PM

WhoGAS: untaken_name: PillsHere: I'm merely of the stance that if they want to, they should be able to.

People who want to kill themselves, REALLY want to, will. Others feel despair and don't know how to get help. Sometimes it takes extreme or desperate measures for them to do so. It behooves everyone who has felt despair and survived to provide as many outlets for those who are in despair to get help as possible.

I really like that.  I practice it. I've been though more than any human should go through and still I feel much more lucky than most people on this planet.  If ever someone feels hopeless, alone and don't know what to do, I'll chat with you.  I won't even talk unless you want me to; just listen and let you know someone's there.


Thanks, and seconded.
 
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