It takes most people by surprise. An assortment of emotions can be experienced and displayed. More people have thought about it than will care to admit. A silent subject people don't talk about unless it happens. Many lives have been touched by this action. Suicide is the final relief for its victim. Though many may believe it's a selfish act, it is viewed by its victim as the only way out. Life becomes so overwhelming insomuch that there's no future, no hope and thus, no life. Families , friends and people can be influenced by a victim of suicide. No one knows or understands why except the victim, who can hide his/her intentions well.
There's something to be learned, however, and that is to try and have more compassion for people. In our busy society, the question, "How are you?" is more of a greeting than a desire to hear how we really are. When asked, it's easy to give a casual, positive answer than blunt honesty. " People don't care anyway" is what some of us may think. Perhaps they would if we gave them the chance. Listening to other people's concerns and sharing our own is excellent therapy. I'm not saying that this will prevent a suicide. But, perhaps, it will delay the thought long enough for the victim to realize that there is some