A reminder that life is hard…

Earlier this week, I heard the news that someone committed suicide by jumping from the 27th floor of our building. Obviously, she wanted an ostentatious exit from earth. I couldn’t blame her. Well, it was not pretty. After her fall, she would have been a great cast member for the latest episode of the Walking Dead. Whenever I hear news like this, and there have been a few recently, I tend not to judge whoever did it. People say no problem will ever be solved by killing oneself, and I couldn’t agree more. But as far as this person is concerned, it’s over, it’s not her problem anymore. She may have wanted a grand exit from this world and she got it. Maybe she finally got the attention that she has been seeking all her life. Suicide has been a touchy subject for me, as I have gone through a similar phase before. I’m glad I got over it. It really does get better, at least for me. I guess, for this woman, it didn’t. Sad.

Danny, micro-blogger, Manila, Philippines

2 Responses to A reminder that life is hard…

  1. Danny says:

    I guess life is hard everywhere. Like u said, sadness is not a unique thing to a place. But as long as you have friends to talk to, everything is going to be okay.

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