Recently I decided I want to illustrate my personal frustrations and voice my suicidal ideation and experience with dark thoughts. When I began, I thought I might share them with my friends but got the courage to share them with everyone that I knew. When other people saw the work, they connected with the stories from their viewpoint.

Talking about suicide and people's experience is very important. I want to continue creating my images to hopefully be able to help and reach out to others struggling with dark and suicidal thoughts.  If you're interested, you can find the whole project on Facebook. I hope you enjoy it.

More info: Facebook

#1

Many Days I Feel Like I'm Just Watching Everyone Else Go By

Many Days I Feel Like I'm Just Watching Everyone Else Go By

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

me too, kid...me too

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#2

Getting Up Is The Hardest

Getting Up Is The Hardest

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Magpie
Community Member
11 months ago

Oh yes! I get this when I'm relapsing.

#3

I'm On A Different Planet

I'm On A Different Planet

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Night Owl
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

There are more people with you on that planet than you realize, but you just can't see them

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#4

So I Spend A Lot Of My Energy Hiding My True Feelings

So I Spend A Lot Of My Energy Hiding My True Feelings

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Keilyn Hiilei
Community Member
11 months ago

Those are true.

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#5

It's A Struggle To Get Out Of This Thinking

It's A Struggle To Get Out Of This Thinking

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Emma B
Community Member
11 months ago

It's so hard to ask for it

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#6

And The Fog Just Takes Over So I Can't See At All

And The Fog Just Takes Over So I Can't See At All

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

meeeeee

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#7

I Just Deal With The Bizarre Ways They Make Themselves Feel Like They're Doing Something To 'Help'

I Just Deal With The Bizarre Ways They Make Themselves Feel Like They're Doing Something To 'Help'

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Night Owl
Community Member
11 months ago

They want to help, don't know how and hate feeling helpless (but knowing that still doesn't really help or make a big difference)

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#8

Somedays, I Wonder How I Survive Them

Somedays, I Wonder How I Survive Them

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John Laurens/Gay Turtle
Community Member
11 months ago

That's my life in a nutshell hahaha ._.

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#9

If I'm Doing Ok.... I'm Sure To Be Reminded That I'm Actually Not

If I'm Doing Ok.... I'm Sure To Be Reminded That I'm Actually Not

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Keilyn Hiilei
Community Member
11 months ago

Nobody ever truly feels prized. We all sometimes feel low.

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#10

And Don't Get To Close. If You Do, I'll End Up Pushing You Away

And Don't Get To Close. If You Do, I'll End Up Pushing You Away

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

my friends push me away so im pushing them away

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#11

So I Feel A Bit Stuck In My Own Thoughts

So I Feel A Bit Stuck In My Own Thoughts

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Anita Jones
Community Member
11 months ago

So true!

#12

When I Have Braved People To Talk, I Realise There Isn't A Lot Of Point To It

When I Have Braved People To Talk, I Realise There Isn't A Lot Of Point To It

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Emma B
Community Member
11 months ago

This should be at the top!

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#13

People Meaning Well Hurt Me More Than They Could Ever Imagine

People Meaning Well Hurt Me More Than They Could Ever Imagine

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Emma B
Community Member
11 months ago

My mother does this. She even goes so far as to try and relate and say that she's sad too because "you're only as happy as your saddest child." I'm not responsible for your life!

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#14

If I Don't Hide My Feelings, I Have This Magical Gift Of Draining Everyone Around Me

If I Don't Hide My Feelings, I Have This Magical Gift Of Draining Everyone Around Me

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PastelHope
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

You won't drain people if you show your feelings, trust me. I know it's hard but talking to people helps, and one of your friends or family might actually be going though the same stuff as you and might be able to tell you ways they deal with it :).

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#15

The World Moves Without Noticing Me

The World Moves Without Noticing Me

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

yes. I, too, feel like a useless speck on earth with no use whatsoever

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#16

I Reach Out For Help But No One Really Has Interest Or Time

I Reach Out For Help But No One Really Has Interest Or Time

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Magpie
Community Member
11 months ago

There used to be a course about mental health first aid. A lot of people just don't understand, want to help but don't know how: and can say some fairly horrible things. Also it is very hard for us to tell people what we need.

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#17

So I Keep Up The Lies

So I Keep Up The Lies

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

I cant either

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#18

They Really Have A Way Of Making Me Do What They Want

They Really Have A Way Of Making Me Do What They Want

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Anita Jones
Community Member
11 months ago

Yes!

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#19

Sometimes I Just Can't Stop What's Going To Happen

Sometimes I Just Can't Stop What's Going To Happen

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CaughtInTheRain
Community Member
11 months ago

@Foxxy I am so disappointed in your words and hate. Certainly not the person I thought you were.

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#20

I Feel Trapped And Enticed

I Feel Trapped And Enticed

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Magpie
Community Member
11 months ago

Oh yes!!! Not many people understand that I get confused when I am sick and that this is actually common in depression.

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#21

Blankness And Emptiness

Blankness And Emptiness

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

I feel everything you feel

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#22

It's Just A Mess...

It's Just A Mess...

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Alessandra Moraes
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1 month ago

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#23

Somedays I Do Things Better

Somedays I Do Things Better

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

but i never get to use them

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