Suicide Broken Down
What happens in the mind
The family I grew up in was not loving, nurturing, and safe as a family is supposed to be. It was chaotic, violent, and filled with addiction. I first became aware I was depressed when I was twelve. I wanted to go to therapy, but this was not possible. By the time I was 18, I was an alcoholic.
On two occasions I attempted suicide: once at age 16 and once at age 21. Though I got…