Hey, this is Jacob. I killed myself when I was 21. My mom has written a lot about how my suicide impacted her … but now it’s my turn to tell my side of the story.
If I move away from the grave where we buried the ashes of my son Jacob--who died by suicide after a long battle with depression--does that mean I no longer care about him? Abandoning My Son's Grave My partner had the chance at a job transfer, and we jumped....
It wasn’t just my son who died on the day of his suicide: it was all his hopes and dreams for his future, my hopes for him, and even my fundamental ability to have hope.
If your dreams don't scare the hell out of you, then they're not big enough. -- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, first female president on the African continent (Liberia) How do you believe when you cannot believe? When a loved one dies by suicide, we tend to...
Not only do I struggle with grief and the suicide loss of my son, I rage against my need to take that little white pill just to get through the day.
Jacob used drugs to enhance his brain, but they ended up killing him.
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