Suicide is one of the most common causes of unnatural death around the world, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed as a result.
The act of causing one’s own death is usually the product of deep suffering and the lack of perception of alternatives to alleviate it, the main reason being the attempt to avoid the pain (although there are other motivations. , such as the desire to harm others). ). And, contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of people who intend to kill themselves warn or express their desire to end their life.
Referring to the desire to die and cause death is therefore a very important risk factor to take into account when assessing the real possibility that the person is attempting to commit suicide. Although it is often not so much what is said as how and in what context, in this article we take a few suicidal phrases that are warning signs, Or the basic components tend to show up in such sentences.
Very disturbing suicide phrases
Below we will look at various phrases or typical aspects of the manifestations they sometimes make seriously planning suicide.
1. Life is not worth it
It is common for many people who decide to kill themselves to think that life has little to offer them and to view death as a liberation.
2. I will soon stop suffering
As we said above, avoiding suffering is the real goal of many people who commit suicide, being unable to perceive other valid alternatives.
3. To live like this, you better be dead
Experiencing suffering or very unfavorable conditions for a long time can provoke the appearance of such thoughts.
4. I’m tired of fighting
Fatigue from the need to continuously struggle to move forward, but in vain, that is what this sentence conveys.
5. I want to end it all
Expression typical of people who feel tired of struggling to move on and who they see death as a way out.
6. I will soon cease to be a burden
Seeing how much of a nuisance is something that generates a lot of uneasiness and sadness, and such comments can be a warning of an impending attempt to cause death.
7. I want to stand up in the middle
It may sound strange, but sometimes such sentences can appear directly. It is also common to use terms that do not have such a negative connotation as suicide, such as the quote “step aside”.
8. Sometimes I wish I hadn’t woken up again
Expression typical of people with a high level of vital suffering, who suffer from day to day. The dream supposes for them an interval in which this suffering is not present. And many people who decide to kill themselves come to interpret death as an eternal dream in which they won’t have to worry or suffer again.
7. There will be a time when I die and say “in the end I’m happy”
This phrase directly refers to the inability to see that things can get better and the belief that you will no longer be able to be happy.
8. There is no greater lie than life itself
Disappointment and sadness with life is something visible in many suicide attempts, being the person unable to perceive the good things that they have to go through.
9. He could die now and no one would notice
In this sentence, the subject expresses that he feels insignificant and that there would be no one to mourn his loss, considering that there is no one who really cares.
10. Don’t worry, you’ll be fine
Sometimes such phrases can be said as a farewell, indicating the hope that despite the next suicide attempt, people who care about the subject can move on with their lives and be happy.
11. I can’t take it anymore
The expression of the lack of resources facing what is to come is common and can be indicative of suicidal thoughts.
12. Every day I see my end up close
A warning that the subject is starting to seriously think about causing death.
13. I will meet you soon (with reference to a deceased person)
This sentence can be a serious warning of attempted suicide, when the subject refers to a person who has already died.
14. The world will keep spinning without me
This type of discourse shows that the subject considers that his existence has no effect on the world, being a little indifferent and dispensable.
15. I’m starting to feel bad again
This sentence can have a double reading: first of all it can be suicidal if we are in a case where the subject has suffered great trauma or problems, transferring a certain fatigue. Another case in which this can be an indicator of risk is that of people who have already made suicide attempts, in which case it is recommended to go to the hospital immediately.
16. I am in hell
The perception of the world and reality as something aversive and hostile is common in many cases of autolysis.
17. I need to die
A very direct sentence which shows more than it seems: it is not only that the subject refers to the idea of dying but that it does not necessarily result from a desire to die in itself, be able to tell us that what he really wants is to avoid suffering.
18. I hear voices telling me “do it”
Certain mental disorders can influence the onset of suicidal thoughts, an example of which is the perception of auditory hallucinations that promote or command the subject to commit suicide.
19. I just think how easy it would be to die
Such phrases are particularly disturbing, especially if they are perceived as a certain desire.
20. When I finally die, I can rest
Again, in this type of sentence, the view of death appears as a positive thing that will allow the subject to stop suffering, a distorted view that should receive therapeutic attention.
21. I can no longer with the demons that I have in my head
This phrase is usually associated with suffering from a chronic mental disorder, especially when left untreated and they run with egodistonic experiences over which there is no perception of control.
22. I am a burden
These types of phrases are common for people who have some kind of addiction and are considered to be a nuisance to their surroundings.
23. I have nothing left to live on
Such phrases are common among those who have suffered great loss (usually the death of loved ones), the pain they cause, and lack of motivation for what life has to offer.
24. I’ll just speed things up
This phrase may not sound particularly related to suicide, but it can be when associated with suffering from a terminal illness.
25. Forgive me for not having the courage to continue
Sometimes those who decide to kill themselves apologize in advance to loved ones or through suicide notes. In them he often sees that the subject is seen as unable to continue and lacking in the courage to live.
26. I am a coward, and as such I will leave
It is not uncommon for many people who commit suicide to exhibit considerable self-assessment, the inferior and invalid recitals.
27. Welcome back friend leaf, you were without touching me for some time
One of the most famous ways to try to kill yourself is to cut the veins on your wrist. This phrase could be uttered by a person who has attempted suicide by this means in the past, when planning a new attempt.
28. This world is not for me
The pain and suffering, as well as the difficulty in coping with it, cause some people to consider themselves undeserving or unable to live.
29. I have always done everything wrong. This will be my last mistake
The presence of the consideration of not doing anything right, sometimes reinforced by a harmful environment, can generate a high level of suffering that can lead to the desire to commit suicide.
30. In death I will find peace
This sentence reflects the belief of a large proportion of people who decide to commit suicide.
31. I know things will never get better.
The belief that there is no hope, that nothing will ever improve, is a common feature of many people who decide to kill themselves.
32. I wish they could see the dawn after this long night. Me, too impatient, I go here before
This phrase, spoken by Stefan Zweig before his suicide, expresses something common in many previous suicide notes or warnings: the hope that others manage to be happy.
33. My header book is a gun and maybe sometimes at bedtime instead of flipping the switch distracted I make a mistake and pull the trigger
Sentence of Jacques Rigaut in which we see how there is a certain ambivalence between the desire to live and the desire to end suffering, Common in suicides. This author finally ended his life.
34. Being born was a mistake. An error that I intend to correct
Although not common, such phrases are also possible and especially when there is anger or hatred towards oneself.
35. I am not well. Inside, I am broken. I don’t know if I will be able to continue
Another sentence that reflects the suffering and doubt as to whether it is worth fighting to keep fighting that many people maintain. In this sentence, too, the person in question warns of the existence of deep pain.
36. I don’t want to be me … I want to be free … I need a remedy to heal this ailment … I know I’m smiling, but I haven’t been happy for a long time
This sentence is taken from the diary of a teenager who committed suicide in a mental institution in England, this content being published later to reflect the anxiety felt.
37. I can’t take it anymore. My life has no light and no hope
Phrase from the letter written by an abused woman before committing suicide. It reflects boredom and the loss of hope for a better future.
38. My work is done. Why wait?
The lack of purpose or the feeling of having ended your own role in life is what reflects this sentence, written by George Eastman before his suicide.
39. The future is only old age, sickness and pain. Goodbye and thank you for all your love. I must have peace and this is the only way.
This sentence was written by James Whale before committing suicide. We see the presence of a lack of expectations for the future and one thing that is also common among those who commit suicide: gratitude to those who have loved and treated them well.
40. My condition has deteriorated rapidly and I have to leave soon
Phrases like these are typical of people with terminal, neurodegenerative or extremely disabling illnesses who wanted to end their own life.
41. All bridges are in love with a suicide
Phrases like this refer to one of the most common methods of suicide – that of rushing into a void from great heights.
42. Another night, one more morning, one more day. I can not anymore
The hope that nothing will improve and that every day will be torture is something, as we saw above, very common among those who commit suicide.
43. Whatever happens, know that I love you
A sentence that depending on the context could be a farewell to loved ones, before a suicide attempt.
44. I’m not doing anything here anymore
Once again, the feeling arises that there is nothing to do in life.
45. I want my suffering to end
Another way to express despair.
46. My situation can only get worse
There is extreme sadness associated with the idea that the future will not be better, but in any case worse.
47. You will soon forget me
Desperation about the imprint that will remain on others is also typical of depressive symptoms associated with suicidal thoughts.
48. No one can help me
Another of the suicidal phrases in which this feeling of helplessness is expressed.
49. In no time I will disappear
Ambiguous references to a disappearance are typical of suicidal ideation.
50. It’s like he’s already dead
He who sees no way out lives life as a simulation.