I found this update regarding the Dutch Assisted Suicide that Wandering Vet had posted about a few days ago. Apparently, there has been some misreporting. The girl applied to be euthanized but was denied by the Dutch gov't. According to this article, she was devastated by the denial and chose to stop eating and drinking. She died at home in the presence of her parents.
It sounds like, though it is not expressly stated, that her parents supported her choice?
I'm not sure that any of this makes the situation better, but thought I would post the article since the Dutch gov't seems to have not approved the assisted suicide.
i was trying to get through the day on a positive note and then i made the mistake of going into my mom's room and talking with her about family issues. wow, what a powder keg. i don't have the time or energy to get into the whole thing but it was bad. a bad screaming argument. basically, she is living with me because she needs my help and has no where else to go right now and because of...
Once in a while I read posts here, I see people would rather be miserable and stay miserable. I'm trying to not judge, but how can people feel better if they don't want to help themselves? I mean not feel better, just more like being comfortable. I know there's no cure for depression, it can be managable. If I'm wrong, please tell me. Thanks