Suicide

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Can you push someone hard enough that they take their own lives

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    Is anybody else to blame? Can a person be 'pushed' to end it all.
     
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    I have a friend whose husband blamed her in his suicide letter. It's her opinion that he did what he felt he had to do, and it had nothing to do with her.

    I didn't say it to her face, but I disagree. I think people can break each other, if they try hard enough.
     
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    There are people who are vulnerable to psychological abuse by others, who may be pushed to the point where death seems the best option. Teens, desperate to fit in, who are bullied and ridiculed at the height of their hormonal vulnerability are at risk. So are people who feel trapped in an abusive relationship.

    I believe that most people who commit suicide, those who are mentally sound, do so primarily because they are in so much physical or emotional pain, or are fearing an agonizing future death due to their disease.
     
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    I agree. I can't say this is or isn't what happened with my friend, but I have been suicidal, and it was a direct result of verbal abuse going on over the course of decades.
     
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    "I see many people die because they judge that life is not worth living. I see others paradoxically gettin killed for the ideas or illusions that give them a reason for living (what is called a reason for living is also an excellent reason for dying). I therefore conclude that the meaning of life is the most urgent of questions."

    Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus
     
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    People that are so depressed they consider suicide and are still strong enough to act on it can and are influenced by outside factors. Loved ones and enemies can and do effect those decisions. The choice is a personal one usually made in a time of crisis with ones mental state in a very weak position.

    For most people it is a permanent decision to a temporary problem.
     
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    Teen Suicide, Social Media Coincide; Is There Link?...
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    Rise in Teen Suicide, Social Media Coincide; Is There Link?
    November 14, 2017 — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link.
     
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    They call them " recruiting officers" Go to any poor area. They're there and their signers(victims) cant differentiate the previous words I typed beginning with a T
     
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    I believe Social Media is harming more than it is doing good.

    I feel bullies now can gang together on the internet and abuse theor voctom to the point where the individual take their life.

    I am lucky that any social media account I have are for business only and not for personal usage...
     
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