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I was intoxicated at the wheel and my son died.

Marla

It was eleven o'clock in the morning, and my blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit for the State of Tennessee. My ten-year-old daughter was in the front with me, and she escaped serious physical injury, but her emotio...

I tied fishing wire to the rifle trigger.

Robert

I had loaded the rifle and put it on the coffee table. I had a fishing line tied to it.

Low self esteem, depressed, even by middle school.

Mike L

Growing up I didn't have a very personal view of God.

Curled up in my closet to escape, but found purpose instead.

Kay

"The place that was a dark place to start with became my refuge."

Dreamed of suicide starting at 14.

Matt

And God clearly said; “You are going to die this year.” I remember it scared me.

Just wanted to end it all.

Ladonna

Do you want to know what reality is?

Because I said "hi" she didn't kill herself.

Matt K

She later told that she was thinking about suicide, and that it was my simple hello that had let her know that she was alive.

A radical lesbian, consulting the dead—my new life moved beyond all that.

Amy M

I literally felt some kind of cold force in the room coming from the left side. It was like something taking over me. At that moment it was like there was nothing in me that could stop it. There was nothing in me that could d...

Convinced I was worthless.

Beth

I thought that I had nothing to live for. I thought that I was the most worthless mother on the face of the earth. I was no good as a wife. As a mother. As a daughter. As a friend

I thought fame was the answer .

Chris M

I began to fill it with my surroundings, which was women and alcohol. It wasn’t long until I found myself with a $70,000 a year cocaine addiction.