Won’t Somebody Think of the Children?

Continuing from: Depression is Selfish The suicides of Robin Williams, Chris Cornell, and Chester Bennington prompted a common concern: would kids copy these celebrities? This concern is used to justify anger and hostility.  It is used to support “suicide is selfish”.  The concern is understandable, copycat suicides are real. The people most at risk to copycat … Continue reading Won’t Somebody Think of the Children?

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Depression is Selfish

After Chester Bennington killed himself, I tried to stay off Facebook.  I knew what I would see, and I did not want to see it.  Like so many, I have been a fan of Linkin Park since I was a teenager.  Linkin Park helped me through one of the most difficult times in my life … Continue reading Depression is Selfish

The Worst Part

You know what the worst part is? (For me, at least.)  When I want to cry, and I can't.  I am the world's biggest crier.  I sob at beautiful flowers, songs, sad crap, funny crap, and King Kong being murdered (I'm not joking, I did.) However, right now, my eyes are painfully stinging, but no … Continue reading The Worst Part