I've tried to once and my brother caught me. I'm not mentally ill, I just think life is boring and I shouldn't have to be here if I don't want to be. I do cut ocassionaly but ONLY because it's a good stress reliever. I'm not depressed or mentally ill so why do people keep saying that? They're trying to make me see a therapist but I don't like the idea of a stranger being all in my buisness.
Most Helpful Guy
No, trying to commit suicide is not necessarily indicative of being mentally ill, but it may indicate that one is mentally weak and unimaginative because, if you are bored, all that indicates is a lack of imagination or curiosity.
However, there are people who may be rationally despressed, but not emotionally depressed. For instance, if you know that you are terminally ill and that, as your illness progresses, there will come a point when all there is is pain with no hope for relief or cure, then committing suicide is totally rational and preventing someone in that situation from doing it is is inhumane. Google Brittany Maynard who killed herself last year. www.people.com/.../brittany-maynard-died-terminal-brain-cancer
So, think about Brittany and how, if she was alive, would have traded places with you. She killed herself to avoid the pain involved in her impending death. Meanwhile you "cut" yourself (which is total bullshit - you are succumbing to peer pressure) as a stress reliever and want to die because you are bored. Part of me thinks "Fine, then die because if you are that defective to want to kill yourself from boredom, then removing yourself from the gene pool only benefits the rest of the human race." However, I think you just need to 1) grow up and 2) get an imagination and 3) recognize that there are lots of amazing wondrous things in this world and universe. Make your life worth living. Earn the life that you have that Brittany Maynard had taken away.0
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Most Helpful Girl
Sadly there seems to be a trend going round labelling anyone not fitting into the norm as bring tagged as "mentally ill"... or those questioning and challenging the government or authorities on current global issues, victims of rape child abuses etc. Often times its used to scare the victim into silence like a indirect the threat or forcing people to think and behave in a certain way or else they will be sectioned and medicated. Almost like a totalitarian state. It's neither helpful nor a cure. I do hope u get therapy and lots of support from family and friends.2