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Stop the Black Dog

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Today it’s been exactly seven years since an ex-girlfriend of mine committed suicide.

I’m not telling you this so you’ll feel sorry for me, or I’m trying to ruin your day by dragging you along to feel shit with me. It’s more I feel the need to try and explain why after seven years it’s still present in my mind, especially today, as I’m sure it is for everyone who was involved within our lives back then.

Suicide doesn’t simply go away when someone dies, as I’m sure you already know. I can wholeheartedly vouch for that, and I’m sure the parents of my ex-girlfriend can vouch for that too. Read the rest of this entry »


Written by Jake Fox

September 11, 2012 at 12:06 pm

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