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Suicide & Love: We Are Not Alone {Elephant Journal}

I see the calls at this time of year for words on suicide—asking for stories and experiences and prevention advocacy and advice. Before now I felt that I had nothing to add to the conversation. I thought, “my story isn’t as worthy as theirs,” or “I’ve never attempted suicide, so the suicidal feelings I experience… Continue reading Suicide & Love: We Are Not Alone {Elephant Journal}

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Stronger Together

You sit alone. There is no sound to hear, no voice to speak of. You look for another to comfort, to care. Nobody steps into your lonely vision. But wait, there, in the distance There are others moving towards you, Stretching out their hands, Opening their arms to hold you. There is a community of… Continue reading Stronger Together

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be here with me

will you be here with me? let's not talk.  we don't even need to look at one another. as little as a gentle brush of my hand could be too extreme, igniting the currents that flow to my tender soul  (for today it is raw and exposed). i just need you to be here  with… Continue reading be here with me