Category: Surviving Suicide

We all experience loss, but some losses are deeper than others and some are more complex. Loss by suicide is one of them. I am a survivor of actually multiple suicides and attempts in my life.

Have you seen Rudderless?

My wife asked me if I thought the movie was accurate and in my opinion it was authentic in the complex emotional response to loss.   I’m not going to spoil it any more than that, but if you are dealing with loss issues and your are into video therapy, I recommend it and would Read More …

A National Conversation

This Sunday my wife and I watched the Oscars.  I was moved by the two winners who mentioned their personal experiences with suicide.  The first one was the mother of a son who committed suicide, and she called for a national conversation on the topic.  The second person was the winner of the adapted screenplay Read More …