Since I wrote about my mom today I wanted to reblog this post, it tells the history part more. I changed my moms name for privacy settings.
This is one of a series of interview feature articles where I interviewed family and friends about their experiences with my diagnosis between 2007 and 2010, one of the worst stretches in my life. This one features my mother, who for privacy reasons we will call Angela. It is written from an objective outsider in a sense because I am writing this as J.E. Skye so that I can still use David as the subject.
A Look at How Suicide Effects Families
It had been a tough year for Angela and her family. Angela could only watch as her son David wilted away, consumed by depression. It was the second time in a year that her son decided to overdose on his medication forcing Angela to rush to the hospital. “The whole time he was belligerent,” Angela says, remembering. “I was scared, he kept trying to open the door of…
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