Personal Narrative: How Suicide Affected My Life

916 Words 4 Pages
Has there ever been someone in your life that you have lost because of suicide? You could’ve been a close friend, a parent, a family member, etc. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.; 44,965 Americans die each year by suicide, and for every suicide 25 attempt it. I am choosing to write this as my personal writing because it’s this issue has happened to me and many other people. It’s affected my life, at home, at school, with my friends, and when I’m with my family. I’m going to tell you about the time this impacted my life and how it affects so many people in and out school. On July 18, 2017 was the day my whole life changed. Father Day’s was the day my family lost someone so important to them and no one know that, that …show more content…
I was so emotionally drained from everything. The “I’m so sorry for your loss, it will get better, you are so strong, and if you need anything I’m here.” I was tired of the tears and the sleepless nights. I didn’t want to do anything, I didn’t want to do anything. It felt like everyone I did my dad was in the back of my mind. They told me I had to stop moping around and find the light again but the constant thought in my head was “how could I just move on from this.” I would stay in my room, I wouldn’t talk to anyone. The only time I would really do something was when I had to clean, and that was the only time I would do something. When we had family over all I could do was think about my dad. I would think to myself “what is he doing right now”. It was so hard to get over the fact that my dad was gone and I had no idea how everyone else left inside because I was hurting too. School was about to start and I didn’t know how to handle everyone around …show more content…
Now that you know, notice the fake the smile and the fake laugh, and make that person's day because you don’t know what they are going through. This person could be been a close friend, a parent, a family member, etc. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.; 44,965 Americans die each year by suicide, and for every suicide 25 attempt it. I choose to write this because it’s this issue has happened to me and I want there to be a change in school. I want people to be informed that it is an everyday thing. It still affects my life, at home, at school, with my friends, and when I’m with my family. I told you about experience and how it affects so many people in and out

Related Documents