An anti-suicide Message I Wrote When I Was Suicidal

(Note: This article was originally published on Hollywoodmask on October 18, 2018.)

There’s a rather ignorant misconception that suicide happens to the weak, that people take their lives because they’re cowards. Suicide isn’t as simple as overcoming your fear to die, but it’s rather just the fact that you’re more afraid to live than you are to die.

Being fearful of death with the agony of living- the constant blabbering inside the mind and the nerve wrecking pain in different parts of the body- they all act like a catapult pulling you back- the more you are drawn back, the faster you'll reach to the conclusion of suicide. …

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Alon Sainju

Writer. Restaurant owner. Manchester United fan.

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