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INTERNATIONAL SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE LOSS DAY

Today, we remember those who died by suicide — and the people who were left behind.

We remember our loved ones and how they lived, the moments of joy that existed alongside the pain.

We remember their death does not define them. We remember their death does not define us.

We remember hope. Hope for healing, hope for recovery, hope for ourselves and for a better tomorrow.

We remember to support each other through unanswered questions, complicated grief and the “new normal” that at times can seem impossible to bear.

If you’re someone who has lost a loved one to suicide — you are not alone. Remember that.

However you choose to spend International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, do what’s best for you. Shut off your computer if you need to. Most importantly, take care of yourself — however that looks for you.

If you need support right now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or reach the Crisis Text Line by texting “HOME” to 741741.

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You are so special. 💖 I’m so glad you’re still here with me. I love you so much. You’re the best friend I could ever ask for. I fall more in love with our friendship every single day. I promise to always be here for you! You mean so much to me! My big sister! My bestie for life! 😉💖🤗💫

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Awww I love you to the 🌙 and back!! You are my LaLa girl bestie ever 💜💕😘

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You are a classy woman too. What an awesome thing to do. A billion kazillion hugs for being so thoughtful!

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had my swing with this ive nearly done it myself but my cousin did.he had it all as well but something just never made him get through it.you have a future a real hope that things will get better I don't know you really but I will always do my best to try.

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Thank you for bringing light to a very difficult and often taboo subject that effects everyone's life at some point or another sadly.

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Xoxo my friend 🤗 I think it’s important to acknowledge the losses we’ve had from suicide. As you know I attempted it two years ago and lost my good friend to it. It’s just so devastating that people feel there is nothing left to fight. I was in that spot and just couldn’t bare it anymore. But joining this site, making amazing friends like you, letting my family in more, and having my strength got me through. We have to support each other. It’s a crisis in our world today. We fight for ourselves but fighting for others makes us stronger! Xo

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I don't know of anyone with this disease that has not been at that place with this rotten disease.....me ....10 years ago too. And yes.... a few moments here and there since then only a fleeting though at my darkest moments though thankfully. But with depression, it's and evil deceitful disease that does put you in that state of mind easily when all seems so dark at those times in life that are already un-bearable for most. We go that extra length and get stuck. I believe who better to talk to someone in that place than those who understand what it's like being there.

Thank you for this very important post my friend.

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Thank you so much for posting. Yes we will remember all that unfortunately were unable to find a way through their own personal darkness.

I do believe that reaching out on sites such as this can save lives, our own and others. So please people always reach out and ask for help in your time of need. I was very much in that place where I could see no future a few months back.

I am so glad I carried on trying and at this moment in time my life is better than I could have possibly imagined back then.

Gemmalouise xx

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Xoxo 😘😘😘

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I am very happy Gemma that you are in a better place, you a very intelligent and prolific writer, and with all the 'twitter type one liners' a lot of people post, which is fine, it's just nice to read your insightful comments.

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I feel suicidal today. I didn’t sleep again last night. I slept Saturday night. Can’t figure out the difference. Laying there and thinking dark thoughts. My anxiety and depression get worse when I don’t sleep. Want to go to church, but will have to hide how I really feel. It helps me to go rather than isolating myself. I just feel so hopeless. Fighting Against doing this. I would hurt too many people. And my pets would miss me too. They are so attached to me. Please encourage me and give me hope. The holidays make things worse. Love you all.

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Lack of sleep makes us feel worst..I go to church and cry a lot there,people stare?I don't care!Tomorrow you will feel better dear..I have those dark days too believe me,but I have my parents and my cats that I love so much,they give me hope and strength in those bad days!Hugs and try to do something you enjoy today,you are not alone in this fight!

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Thank you for your encouragement. I have had a problem with sleep for months. I know this doesn’t help. I would have cried in church. So glad you

Mentioned that. I wasn’t strong enough to go and not everyone really understands. Thank you for your encouragement. It means more than you could ever know. My pets mean so much to me too. They are really attached to me. It keeps me going because they would be lost without me.

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You shared on here and did the right thing. Keep fighting. Help others. Believe in yourself. Sending you so much love and PM me anytime 🤗❤️

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Thank you, MariaLove.

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Xoxo girl 😍

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💖

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I would like to PM you (is that messenger?) but don’t know how. Can you help me with that?

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Sure! Click on my name. It’ll bring you to my profile. There’s an option to message. Sorry we might be on different time frames; that’s why it took me so long to respond! 💕

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