You can’t understand it unless you’ve felt it. And that’s not being trite or difficult, it’s just impossible to really convey with mere words what waltzing with Death is like. But you can try, and accept that it is real, and not a grasp for attention, etc. Thank you Mandi for this.
Suicide is painless. That’s what they say, right?
In America alone, someone dies by suicide every thirteen minutes.
Let that sink in for a second.
Every thirteen minutes, someone in America takes his own life.
We lost another celebrity this week. The world stood stunned at the news of Chris Cornell’s passing. Suicide. Again.
Today we are talking about suicide. Because of Chris Cornell. And we’ve been talking about suicide for the last month because of the popular Netflix show based on the book Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. It’s a conversation we need to keep having.
Mothers are clutching their pearls saying they don’t want their children to watch this show. They don’t want them getting any ideas. Schools are pulling the book from the library. It spreads the wrong kind of message. It glorifies suicide.
Let’s get something straight here. Talking about suicide in no way glorifies…
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