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originally posted by: threeeyesopen
a reply to: Anyafaj
As a person who has dealt with suicidal thoughts/actions in the past, I can now honestly say it is a very selfish thing to do.
The reason being, for one you always leave behind more questions, trauma for family/friends etc.
Also depending on when/how you do it, you can go on to mentally disturb a person or group of persons for the rest of their lives.
I do however feel that assisted suicide for those who are terminally Ill should be a right we all have. Being forced to suffer (physically) year after year should not be something you need to endure IMO, especially if it's only prolonging the inevitable.
ETA: for those of you asking why she did it in the classroom, well she did warn them about suicide so in her mind I'm sure it was her final way of making sure the lesson stuck and that they in turn would not do it in their lives. Again I've been down that road before, I'm sure that's what she had in mind, or something similar..the intent of the act wasn't selfish, it's the committing of the act that is selfish
originally posted by: Anyafaj
originally posted by: TDawg61
31 years old .Obviously something was tormenting this young lady to take her life.And it doesn't sound like she was unhappy with her job judging by her popularity with her students.I wonder about marriage problems causing her drastic action.
Her father had committed suicide, so it's possible it might have been around the anniversary of that time, as well as marital problems.
originally posted by: Grimpachi
So a person felt enough pain that they took their own life and the big subject here is how horrible a person she must have been for dying where she did.
Sorry, I can't bring myself to get on this bandwagon.
originally posted by: nullafides
a reply to: Anyafaj
I applaud you, friend.