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What It's Like to Reflect on Past Seasons of Suicidality

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I was suicidal for a period of six months three years ago. It was due to traumatic experiences coming to the forefront of my memory, specifically saving my mother from suicide when I was just a child.

Trauma was all around me, in my family, in the people I talked to on a daily basis, in the stories I read and in the work I was doing.

Eventually, all of that trauma caught up with me and my mental health suffered immensely. It was having a suicidal person contact me and getting them help, only for them to refuse it in the end, that triggered those hidden memories to seep back into the front of my mind.

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