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The ‘rational’ argument in favour of suicide and assisted dying

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide (obviously) I’m no fan of modern suicide prevention techniques for chronically suicidal people like me, nor am I a fan of ‘the ‘saviour’ SPA (suicide prevention activist) types.  The latter seem only concerned with preventing suicide itself, … Continue reading

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There is no help for many of us (so quit trying to save us)

Until we can find a cure for all serious mental illnesses and until we can help people overcome shitty life circumstances, suicide is here to stay. Why don’t people understand that for some of us, death is preferable to continuing … Continue reading

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Comparing the UK that I’ve returned to with the ‘alternate’ version of 1985 in Back to the Future II

I;m sure most of you will have seen the movie Back to the Future II at some point, as it was released 30 years ago and has been on television a million times.  The entire trilogy is on Netflix, which … Continue reading

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I’m seriously considering going back to Rochester (New York)

If you’ve been following this blog since before I returned to the UK in November last year, you’ll know that I wanted nothing more than to leave Rochester and come ‘home’.  That’s why you’d be forgiven for thinking that I’m … Continue reading

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Unsolicited advice (when there is no help or when treatment hasn’t worked)

All too often, I’ve seen people dish out unsolicited advice to those suffering from mental health problems and loneliness, usually along the lines of “Seek professional help” or “Call the suicide hotline number” or “Check yourself into hospital”.  While this may be appropriate advice to … Continue reading

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I made a huge mistake in moving close to my mother (parental favoritism)

When I returned to the UK last November, I was sure that I’d be able to put the past behind me to some extent, in relation to my upbringing.  I thought that I’d finally be able to have a semi-decent … Continue reading

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Just waiting to die (borrowed time)

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide, suicidal ideation My existence has descended into little more than a lonely, binge drinking haze.  The bottle is now the only ‘friend’ I have left and the only thing I can trust in this world.  It doesn’t … Continue reading

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