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The Desire To Die—Explained

I felt hopeless, life felt meaningless, and I wasn’t sure why I wanted to keep going.

Photo by Karsten Würth (➡️ @karsten.wuerth) on Unsplash

I remember at one point last year in the isolation of the pandemic where the grief of my failed relationship and the acute sense of isolation felt unbearable.

There was one night where I rubbed my eyes and stared at this horrible racing game I had




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Toku McCree

Toku McCree

Executive coach and writer. I’ve toured with rock bands, trained as a zen monk, and taught preschool. My hope is that my writing makes you think.

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