I asked him if he was suicidal. He paused and answered yes. This post is about what it’s like to talk to someone who’s suicidal — and to pay attention from the perspective of someone who feels hopeless.
People often wonder why I’m not married. Here’s a follow-up to the “Why Are You STILL Single?” piece — I talk about my experience as an unmarried woman in her 30s.
In all of these recent breakups, I’ve been witness to the common thread: that people need the space and love to be able to talk it out. And I also know intimately well that breakups hurt, sting, linger.