Tag Archives: suicide

Being Grateful 7, 8 and 9

Hindsight enables us to be glib, it also enables us to learn. I’m still hoping for the latter.                                           I’ve … Continue reading

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Being Grateful 5 and 6

The last couple of weeks have been bumpy; the usual dissenting voices have picked up the party line and it’s been a struggle to focus on the positive conversations. Reminding myself of the old management trick of focusing on one … Continue reading

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Being Grateful: 3

Yesterday I was told about the suicide of a friend of a friend. I didn’t know this person but, after some basic research, I found out he had rented a room on the top floor of a hotel and jumped … Continue reading

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Project Trevor

My Uncle Trevor killed himself when I was 18. He was in his late forties, gay, depressed and an alcoholic. My parents chose to shield me from his funeral for reasons, I assumed, revolving around my ‘sensitivity’ and inability to … Continue reading

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