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Please oh please
« on: May 03, 2004, 10:08:50 AM »
Please, whatever prayers you can spare, please pray for a very near and dear friend who is contemplating suicide.  She's just incredibly sad and has been for a long time and is so close to ending it.  She's checking herself into a hospital but needs all the prayers she can get.
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Re:Please oh please
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2004, 10:28:29 AM »
Prayers!

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Re:Please oh please
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2004, 10:33:43 AM »
prayers!  just as an aside, does she attend Church? back when I was a budhist/agnostic I was plagued with suicidal thoughts.

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Re:Please oh please
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2004, 10:35:12 AM »
yes, she's a devout catholic.

most of her problems stem from an incredibly controlling mother that she still lives with but she feels helpless to leave.
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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2004, 10:38:21 AM »
oh my.  More prayers!

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Re:Please oh please
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2004, 11:21:28 AM »
Prayers.
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« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2004, 11:22:39 AM »
Your friend is in my prayers.

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Re:Please oh please
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2004, 12:56:53 PM »
Schultz,

Your friend will certainly be in my prayers.  May we have her name?
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Re:Please oh please
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2004, 10:09:39 AM »
Oh, yes, that would help, wouldn't it?  Her name is Mira.

Update:  the worst has past, she's still very sad, but is looking for a shrink and is actually considering moving out, something she has always been quite afraid to do, thanks in large part to her mother's incessant babblings that she can't take care of herself.

Thank you all for your prayers.
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Re:Please oh please
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2004, 05:12:08 PM »
Prayers for Mira!
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Re:Please oh please
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2004, 07:23:50 PM »
Prayers,

Moving out seems to be the best thing.  Perhaps there is someone around who would be a beneficial roomate for her.
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Re:Please oh please
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2004, 05:46:15 PM »
I have prayed, also.  I know something of what depression feels like.  One question, I got a bit confused between your friend and her mother.  Is the mother saying that Mira can't take care of herself (making her feel helpless) or that the mother can't take care of herself (making for guilt is anything happens to Mother)?  Both bad, but it could help you or a therapist get the right angle on it.

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