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Voldmort

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Sep 23, 2018
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Would you advise him or would you try to stop him?
It already happened to me and I thought I'd stop because I'm selfish,but at the moment I just kept silent and agreed.
I think I would share this site with him.

one person said that he planned to commit suicide, I hoped he would do it so that I could study the reaction of people before i ctb as well.
 
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worldexploder

worldexploder

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Sep 19, 2018
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I’d behave just as I do on here when someone is ready to CTB. I wouldn’t encourage or discourage. If I thought the method wouldn’t work I may talk to them about it but that’s it. I know how it feels to be stopped by someone and it’s very devastating.

Friends let friends CTB
 
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TheFool

TheFool

Member
Oct 19, 2018
83
It really depends, but ultimately I wouldn't tell them what to do. I'd just be honest about what I think about their situation. If that meant telling them I think they maybe shouldn't do it, then I would, but I wouldn't force it on them in any way. I have a friend who basically has the same attitude as me: maybe I'll kill myself, maybe I won't, let's just see how this works out. At most I'd tell them that, just make sure you're sure.

Also, I'm not going to pull the trigger.
 
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Schopenhauer

Enlightened
Oct 3, 2018
1,136
I’d behave just as I do on here when someone is ready to CTB. I wouldn’t encourage or discourage. If I thought the method wouldn’t work I may talk to them about it but that’s it. I know how it feels to be stopped by someone and it’s very devastating.

Friends let friends CTB

That’d be my reaction too. I know something about methods, so I’d advise them against particularly foolish attempts, but that’s it.
 
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Deleted member 2141

The angel of choice is enduring.
Aug 30, 2018
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I would not tell him not to, but like others said, I would recommend against it if it was a shitty method with a high chance of failure (e.g. OD'ing, jumping off a 2nd story building, cutting wrists, etc.). If in public (around other people), I would probably try to tell him not to talk about it too loud (as that would be too risky especially around people) and listen to his reasoning. I would not report him or try to stop him because I value his right and choice to die.
 
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Compodulator

Enlightened
Nov 8, 2018
1,343
All I have is internet friends, and those internet friends are alarmingly young. The main shit they worry about is grades and high school crushes. They're still too young for this. I'd try to talk them out.

Let records state they found me, not the other way around.
 
BaconCheeseburger

BaconCheeseburger

Comfort-eating
Aug 4, 2018
689
To answer the question, I wouldn't encourage or try to stop, but I'd listen and give my opinion. I'd talk about methods if they initiated it, I guess?
 
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samsays89

Student
Oct 4, 2018
139
I'd see if whatever their problem was could be fixed. If it could be fixed, I'd obviously try to help. If there was no solution, then I'd help. I'd go pretty far to help out either way.

One time I had a dream that my dog and I were in the age of dinosaurs. To make a long story short, in my dream she ended up being eviscerated and I could see her guts hanging out. My first thought was scoop her up and take her to a vet. My second thought was 'this is the Cretaceous period, there are no vets'. Somehow I had my rifle with me, so I pointed it at her head, and pulled the trigger. As soon as I pulled the trigger I woke up. She was sleeping next to me, and probably got confused why I woke her up just to hug her.
 
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CJM

Experienced
Jul 13, 2018
246
Hmm if a friend told me he or she would catch the bus.... Well, if they were drinking I'd encourage it, no drink driving! Also, I'd probably give some advice on what bus to catch, some bus routes take longer than others and run at different times. :)
 
Dani Paradox

Dani Paradox

Permanently Banned
Aug 17, 2018
981
Would you advise him or would you try to stop him?
It already happened to me and I thought I'd stop because I'm selfish,but at the moment I just kept silent and agreed.
I think I would share this site with him.

one person said that he planned to commit suicide, I hoped he would do it so that I could study the reaction of people before i ctb as well.
I would feel uncomfortable talking about it to be honest. But I would just listen to them and not really go one way or the other with it. I'd be half pro-life and half pro-choice in my words... Idk it's a difficult topic.. It would definitely depend on what the reasons were. I'd likely sound more pro-life than anything.
 
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Compodulator

Enlightened
Nov 8, 2018
1,343
Mind me asking what age range you fall into?
I'm 29, but I end up talking with kids around 14-17. Reading their reasoning makes me want to smack them upside the head because they clearly haven't seen actual shit unfold. No abuse, no history with... uh... substances, just "Sally doesn't like me because I poked her ass" or "waaaah I got B+ in math!"
One actually managed to get into the job he wanted after a stern chat.
 
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