Question of the Week #317

Trigger Warning: Death; Suicide; Assisted Suicide If your mother were in pain, bedridden, and a few weeks from death, and she begged you to give her poison so she could take her own life, would you find a way to get it for her? Yes, I would. This is the kind of question that I've … Continue reading Question of the Week #317


Heartbroken and Infuriated

Have you ever found yourself in a place where you're both heartbroken and infuriated? That's where I am right now. I've been there for the better part of the last 24 hours. Yesterday afternoon, I found out from a co-worker that a child we worked with back in the fall took her own life on … Continue reading Heartbroken and Infuriated

The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

I did this last year. And the year before that. Being the third year in a row, I guess we can now call the Top 10 an annual tradition. This is the post where I look back at the previous year and make a list of the blog posts that got the most traffic throughout … Continue reading The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

Cyberbullying and Suicide

Disclaimer: I'm going to say some things here that will likely make me sound heartless and cruel. Please know that is not my intent. I welcome constructive comments and criticism and am willing to dialogue at the end of this post. I recently saw a report on the CBS Evening News about a New Jersey … Continue reading Cyberbullying and Suicide

Question of the Week #117

Have you ever considered suicide? What is so important to you that without it life would not be worth living? No. I have never considered suicide. I can't imagine ever getting to the point where I would want to take my own life. I understand that there are those who have been in such extreme … Continue reading Question of the Week #117