A Look How Suicide Effects Families

Since I wrote about my mom today I wanted to reblog this post, it tells the history part more. I changed my moms name for privacy settings.

The Bipolar Writer

This is one of a series of interview feature articles where I interviewed family and friends about their experiences with my diagnosis between 2007 and 2010, one of the worst stretches in my life. This one features my mother, who for privacy reasons we will call Angela. It is written from an objective outsider in a sense because I am writing this as J.E. Skye so that I can still use David as the subject.

A Look at How Suicide Effects Families

It had been a tough year for Angela and her family. Angela could only watch as her son David wilted away, consumed by depression. It was the second time in a year that her son decided to overdose on his medication forcing Angela to rush to the hospital. “The whole time he was belligerent,” Angela says, remembering. “I was scared, he kept trying to open the door of…

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13 Replies to “A Look How Suicide Effects Families”

    1. Thank you. Suicide is such a tough topic for me to write but it helps get through it by writing about it. Keeps me in the present.


      1. I can definitely understand that. Writing is such a powerful tool. I’m glad it has been able to calm your mind some and keep you in the present. It definitely gives hope to those who are still working on it.

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