Why Do People Do The Things They Do? Essay

1025 Words Dec 9th, 2015 null Page
Why do people do the things they do? Is it all by rational decision-making or spontaneous actions? If you were given an option to end your life most people would say no, but that’s because the ones that say yes are not here right now. In the great depression a lot of men committed suicide due to the fact they lost their jobs and couldn’t provide for their families. Being over whelmed and stressed can lead anyone to do whatever it takes to make it right. Your genetics can also be a factor in your decision-making.

No one has a choice in weather or not to live but you can choose to end your life. Not a lot of people would think of this decision but those are the lucky ones. I tried to commit suicide after 17 years of living and just thought to myself that it’s just not worth it any more. There are a lot of components to this action and it just leads me over the edge to want it to end it all. I decided to do it when no one would notice me in my room at midnight. It was the day before thanksgiving everyone was as usual just preoccupied with their own things. No one noticed that I stole all the oxycodone (pain killers) from the medicine cabinet and the 16oz bottle of Hennessey. When my window of opportunity came I was very resilient because I was scared of what would happen next after I take all these drugs. I knew all it was going to do was kill me and end my pain but I it just kept running through my mind the things I would miss. So to block out those thoughts I just slight my…

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