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dunglen

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I have heard about a chief of police being found dead and how I wish i had the guts to do the same - be found dead.

Many people say that he had a promising future ahead and I can identify with that as to those around me I appear to have every thing to live for - so why do i feel s**t?
 
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anne

you've been doing so well ...

its just a blip... ride it out :hug::flowers:
 
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Maybe it is because although we feel s**t we can still offload via this forum.
It doesn't make it right but (for me) it helps to share the burden in my head.

In my public life I can not talk to anyone about myself or how I feel, this is something my wife gets really annoyed with me about, especially when I can and do, listen to anyone elses problems.

I have been at the brink a few times, and pulled back by writing on forums such as these, so I can offload and share whilst still remaining anonymous.

I wish we could outreach to all people and get them to consider the different ways in which they may be able to offload or share then maybe such tragic incidents will reduce.

My heart and sympathies go out to his family and friends who now shoulder the burden of not only the grief of his sudden death but also the intrusiveness of the media who only interest appears to be to sensationalise the tragedy.
I do take events like this personally as I believe we do not, as humanity, give the support (or are taught where the support is) at times when we are most vulnerable.

Michael
 
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anne


its just a blip... QUOTE]

this is some blip


sorry anne i didn't mean to sound dismissive and flippant :(

often things in the news can trigger our bad feelings even when we've been plodding along in a straight line for little while ....

it's the old roller coaster... you go along a straight ,,, then you plummet down , even out again , maybe slowly ascend a little , straighten out again , only to be surprised by the sudden 90 degree drop :scared::scared:

hang on tight :hug::hug:
 
dunglen

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thanks

i have just assessed how much medication i have to hand and i am sure it would solve my problems
 
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What problems?

A problem shared is a problem halved



Michael
 
dunglen

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have you got someone you can ring anne ??
tried calling samaritans but they palmed me off to talk to victim support.

don't want to bother GP as I have an appointment on friday
 
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Samaritans are trained not to fob you off to any other agency - or even mention them!
You can always try again or even E mail them.

Or whilst here talk with us

Michael
 
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the GP is there to be bothered ... i'm sure they wouldn't mind you ringing ..

PM me if you want
 
dunglen

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samaritan's phone line is engaged
 
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Ring the National number it automatically scans until it finds the nearest phone not engaged!

Your local number should do the same, please keep trying

Michael
 
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This is what irresponsible and speculative journalism triggers. I am furious at the press and the media on this one. If he took his own life we don't need the sordid details and the speculation. And vulnerable people (not just those on this forum) do not need the constant reminders of what may happen to them. :mad:
 
dunglen

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This is what irresponsible and speculative journalism triggers. I am furious at the press and the media on this one. If he took his own life we don't need the sordid details and the speculation. And vulnerable people (not just those on this forum) do not need the constant reminders of what may happen to them. :mad:

just sparked a negative flow with me - so thanks for your support.

i did get through to samaritans eventually - they must have been busy - engaged tone for a while then constantly being redirected - it took quite a while before someone answered
 
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