SRS How does a person lose the will to live?

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  1. DuFresne

    DuFresne Guest

    I was watching star wars episode 3, and padme lost the will to live because she was so heartbroken. Is that why she lost the will to live? Sometimes I don't think life is worth living and I want to lose the will to exist :wtc:
     
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    That statement begs the question why?
     
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    When they've absolutely have hit rock bottom, and noone else is there to help them out. Eventually, they will figure that the only way out is to be released, and I believe they mentally ready themselves for death even LONG before it happens.
     
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    i don't undertsnad suicide either. I feel like death in that case is rockbottom. As long as your alive you can do something to help yourself.
     
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    I think it also has to do with hitting rock bottom AND losing hope that there is no way out from their situation. Many people hit rock bottom but if they have hope of getting out I think they're far less likely to lose their will to live.
     
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    Is your reason for living gone?
     
  7. 18c

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    when it all means nothing
     
  8. Kirbys Autumn

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    . I've had times like that where I just don't want to live anymore. Everything goes wrong and nothing at all can make me happy. I feel alone and like nobody cares about me. But there's always hope, and that's why I'm still here today. :)
     
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    dawt. thats how i feel right now. I hope it passes soon. :hs:
     
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    I hit rock bottom recently and I know the feeling kinda, the only thing that gave me hope was my ex. After doing stuff and getting back on track my will is stronger than ever. That and stuff is happening for me.
     
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    When all meaning is lost. You have to ask yourself which is better, a life of constant pain or no life at all. <- in this example i see that no life is better. The problem is to many people feel they will be in constant pain when in reality, it isn't so.
     
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    ...when there's nothing better to watch then Episode 3.
     
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    Don Ganja Drunk Driving > *

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    ive always figured, that if i was ever seriously considering taking my own life, that it would give me the freedom to do whatever i wanted. i would just pack up and leave - not to start things new but to fuck around and explore places i would normaly be afraid to go but have always interested me (such as ghettos in tiajuana). loosing everything means you can do anything
     
  14. Triglav

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    Why did she lose the will to live, and why do so many others have lost the will to live?

    It's not because they have hit rock bottom, it's because THEY HAVE NOT reached rock bottom, as it does not exist. Reaching rock bottom(in theory) is actually a good thing. It means you are at the lowest level your life can be at, and it means, there is nowhere else to move but up. But because every bad situation can always turn to the worse, rock bottom does not exist. People realize that whatever shit they are in, it CAN and usually DOES get shittier.

    When you realize that rock bottom is only a fantasy, when you realize that your situation can get worse and when you realize that every attempt you have made in the past to better your life has failed, the only option is to end that miserable life.

    One more thing. To say that rock bottom exists is to suggest that a problem can only go so far, while I believe, that problems are endless. They can either get better or worse. There is simply no universal limit on how far your life can be screwed up.
     

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