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Suicide doesn’t end pain, it multiplies it

Suicide doesn’t end pain, it multiplies it

 

The widow of an Army officer who killed himself concludes:

People say suicide doesn’t end the pain, it just passes it on to someone else. Well, it isn’t just “someone else.” It’s the spouse, kids, parents, brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, friends, colleagues, and classmates — everyone whose heart has ever been a part of your life. And the pain doesn’t just pass along, it multiplies by every person who has ever loved you.

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