Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

My Children Are Now Dealing With The Consequences of My Father’s Suicide

20 years later

Photo by kilarov zaneit on Unsplash

My Dad died by suicide just before my 13th birthday. It was a really awful time, to be honest. I was the oldest of four children and my Mum was barely functioning. I knew as soon as it happened, it was my job to be the other parent, and to be fair I had been doing it for a while anyway.

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