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Celebrities Committing Suicide

Having found out about Kate Spade was hard enough. But this morning... Anthony Bourdain? Someone I liked and admired very much? I know that no one is impervious to depression. I know these people are human too. But when you feel like you’re just a “regular” person, and you try soooo very hard every day to keep that devil depression from coming back....it suddenly feels like all of this work I’ve done was a lie. About 5 years ago I almost took my own life. I had method. I had a note written. When you think someone has it all, fame fortune celebrity, they really are suffering.

I am really upset today, just wondering if anyone else relates to this. Thank you for “listening”.

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No one 's life is perfect! It's so very sad that someone feels that's the answer. We must keep plugging forward....like the little engine that could! Peace & Love !!! XXX

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Hi. I'm feeling it today to. I just don't have the words.

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I don't think there are words....just tears!!!

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Yes tears

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I feel ya. Its sad hearing about Anthony :( things aren't always as they seem.. Even famous people have their problems.

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How true...money doesn't buy you happiness..maybe it complicates things,,I don't know. Have a beautiful day!!! XXX

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Just woke up & heard about Anthony Bourdain... so sad. Was already upset about Kate Spade... fan of her designs & have a few of her pieces. A Kate Spade locket is basically my security blanket. I enjoyed Anthony's books & my husband lives his shows. We were lucky enough to see him when he came to SF a couple years ago.

I guess what we learn from this that someone can seem to have it all & appear happy & yet are fighting a horrible demon. And we have to improve the situation when it comes to mental health. Sending so much love & hugs to everyone.

💛🕊, Mel

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Yes I think a lot of us learn to hide it...I know I do!!! Love ya!!!

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Yes, we do. Depression is such lonely disease & an evil trickster. Why I'm so happy to found this group (& awesome people like you💛).... easier to open up to people here then to people in person. Love you too❣

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Did you get my message? Love ya!!!

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I think being famous and rich brings it's own problems too. They are just different problems to ours. I don't get triggered by celebrity suicides and I am struggling to understand why others seem to. We only see their public persona after all and none of us know them personally do we? I find it much more upsetting when a famous person is murdered such as John Lennon, Jill Dando, Versace.... x

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It brings it all home, what a terribe thing suicide is and how THERE IS NO EFFECTIVE TREATMENT TO PREVENT it happening, no matter what the cost. Also the fact that everyone's reasons and situation is different and money doesn't solve it.

I am very suicidal but desperately trying to find a way forward; I have already done all the usual stuff and see a psychiatrist every day now as very high risk. Ido not want to die but the police are taking me to court over a ridiculous charge of accessing a non porn website. It's already cost me about £1m and nearly my life with a serious accident that has left me disabled. Your comments are nice but there seems to be no CURE

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I feel you and I’m so sorry.

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Thanks you all for answering my post. One of my points is that it is such a struggle to keep going, and just when I feel good I see that the demon has brought someone down to the point of no return. Some days, weeks, months... are better than others. Yesterday I felt so good, and then I logged into my computer.... and there was Anthony Bourdain who I always admired and enjoyed so much. It isn’t just the celebrities committing suicide, it affects me when anyone does. When I was 14, a friend of mine committed suicide. I’m 59 now and I’m many ways never really for over it. I’m sorry that now I’m rambling. I do feel better today. But I’m happy to have found you all. May you find peace in your day. Please - hold on with me. This world sucks enough, let’s help each other.

Peace ❤️☮️

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Omg I am the same age as you! (That's a good thing) I have struggled with depression for years but it has gotten worse in the last 10 years. I stay in bed all day, and I am also disabled because of a bad back. I think that hearing about celebrities taking their own lives is disturbing because I think they have it all. They have success and money, what can be better than that? I would love to talk with you. 😁

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actors and money can not make this life good. Sorry joanier, life sucks

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