Tag Archives: Bereavement

June first was the seven year anniversary of my wife Robin’s suicide, on that day I wrote The Suicide Note as a response to the actual suicide note which she had written to me as an explanation for her actions. It seems to me like a lifetime ago that I wrote that my response, but in fact, it has been less than a week. (more…)


Category: Suicide

In the time it took me to write this blog, eight people in the United States will have ended their own life by committing suicide.┬áThis is based on the national average of a suicide taking place every 15 minutes. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 15 – 24 years old, it is the fourth leading cause of death for children between the ages of 10 – 14 years old, and the sixth leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 5 – 9 years old. The leading cause of death for America’s youth are accidents and homicides.* (more…)


Category: Suicide