I don't think suicide is a selfish act i also don't think it's fair that 'the devastation loved ones feel' even be considered if those loved ones were there for their loved one, suicide probably. “suicide is not a selfish act it’s not for attention it’s for relief as sad as that sounds, it is someone who commits suicide, who goes all in for an act that takes it all away, is looking for a way to feel better we need to stop calling suicide ‘selfish. To call suicide as an act of selfishness is only validated by your own selfishness since it has no overbearing effect on you, you shouldn't be bothered but in case it does deprive you if happiness, just know that whatever happiness you'll receive will be on the expense of the person who doesn't want to be there.
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and substance abuse — including alcoholism and the use of benzodiazepines — are risk factors. Set against this mind set, the view that, a priori, suicide has nothing to do with illness or medicine, which is my view, risks being dismissed as an act of intellectual know-nothingness, akin to asserting that cancer has nothing to do with illness or medicine. To me suicide is the cowards way out, when there is help available and is a selfish act what about the person who finds them and look what it does to a persons family and loved ones they are left behind to suffer the loss. I don't think that suicide is really selfish either, but it's still the wrong decision to make mental health issues are definitely solvable mysteryboy12888 , nov 3, 2015.
Once information was released of an apparent suicide, it didn’t take long before twitter was abuzz with “but he’s a comedian,” “suicide is never the answer,” “suicide is selfish,” and “pray your pain away” mantras as solutions to depression, mental illness, and feelings of suicide. Much more time than to haughtily declare suicide as a selfish act please call the national suicide prevention lifeline at 800-273-8255 if you need help brian cuban (@bcuban) is the addicted lawyer. Please stop calling suicide victims selfish or weak it truly is not a selfish act in the eyes of the person contemplating suicide it is also not a phrase, which i was once told it was by a doctor i should know i have attempted suicide in my past and now and then think about it when i attempted suicide i was in high school. Suicide is so difficult to understand, it is so wretched for the person who feels there is no other answer and so devastating for those left behind my heart goes out to you, to your friend and to all who have lost someone to suicide. Suicide is a selfish act i can ruin the lives of those who are left behind, and even cause them to do it themselves however, people who are suicidal are sick.
Suicide is the ultimate act of self-destruction, weakness, and selfishness there’s nothing worse you can do to yourself and those who care about you and there’s no recovery everyone who has killed themself is still in the cold, hard ground where we laid them to rest. I feel like suicide isn't a selfish act selfish sounds like to much of a harsh word most of the time when one wants to commit suicide, they are hurting and are in deep depression which makes them think about nothing but ending their lives so they won't feel depressed anymorewhy would that make them selfish. Suicide and attempted suicide are painful enough, but compound the emotional aftermath with health insurance companies refusing to pay for medical bills, and people can be left emotionally devastated and financially unstable.
Kevin caruso at the website, wwwsuicideorg, writes: “saying that a person who had severe clinical depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, ptsd, or a similar illness was engaging in an act of selfishness when they (suicided)—even though their thought process, mood, and judgment were greatly affected by their mental illness—is not. And yes- suicide is a selfish act i cannot think of anything more selfish the entire concept of complete disregard for others to to satisfy yourself or to seek relief for yourself is th every definition of selfish. Entry suicide one word, yet it is so heavy with meaning, with implications, with assumptions, with stigmas one stigma, in particular, the stigma of suicide being a selfish act, has been on my mind.
Suicide is a lot of things, but selfish isn't one of them suicide is a decision made out of desperation, hopelessness, isolation and loneliness the black hole that is clinical depression is all. The reality is that suicide is a desperate act by someone who is in intense pain and wants the pain to stop that is a human response to extreme pain, not a selfish one and over 90 percent of the people who die by suicide have a mental illness at the time of their death, so they are not thinking clearly or logically. The selfishness of suicide seems counterintuitive, since it is an act of violence against oneself but suicide involves a lot of self-pity and a lack of thought for the feelings and health of family and friends.
I had not thought of suicide as a selfish act previously, but have thought a good deal about it since i see patients, parents, grandparents, siblings, friends and lovers concerned about suicide in the office from time to time. Suicide is the by product of severe psychological disorders that has caused psychotic behavior for someone to act on suicidal thoughts means they are completely out of control. Suicide and selfishness have been synonymous for far too long in our society it’s almost like we think we can guilt people into staying by saying they’re selfish if we demonize them and make it a shameful act, they won’t do it, or if we tell them they’ll end up in hell, they won’t do it.
Roughly 105 americans die every day from suicide that's over 38,000 per year in the united states alone, and 800,000 worldwide nobody can explain this kind of hurt to you it's unexpected and. Is suicide selfish karen (last edited jul 18, 2011 07:40pm ) jul 18, not in a negative way, as i assume most people are taking that word, but more neutral a selfish act is committed with only one's own well being in mind the opinions, reactions, and emotions of everyone else in the world are null, and that is exactly what hannah. Suicide is succumbing to momentary pain to the exclusion of the big picture for 99% of the people that do it, and the people who say that it is a selfish act can see that they call it selfish because that's how it looks to them, and if a suicidal person knew all and could see their entire future beyond their immediate grief, then they would. But what’s most disturbing is the conversation about whether or not this was an act of selfishness on the part of mr williams i even heard one commentator speak about mr williams’ suicide as an act of cowardice.