Please take the time to read this brilliantly written article. So much of what is written is so true.
I was cleaning out my e-mail box and came across an article that a friend sent me awhile back. I must have skimmed over it the first time around, as I often do with lengthy e-mails. After reading the entire article today, I am impressed by the author’s ability to avoid cliché sentiments about the topic while delving into the kind of pain and suffering depression can cause, leading to a person’s decision to end his or her life.
It is lengthy but worth reading for anyone who has ever lost someone to suicide.
LANDSBERG: HIS DEPRESSION AND HIS FRIEND, WADE BELAK
E-mail, texting and instant messaging all have places in our lives. But I believe I have relied too much on them, often replacing personal contact with letters and words and symbols that are like the Buckingham Palace Grenadier Guards – conveying no emotion, revealing no subtlety. They…
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