To die; to decide to die; that’s much easier for an adolescent than for an adult. What? Doesn’t death strip an adolescent of a far larger portion of future? Certainly it does, but for a young person, the future is a remote, abstract, unreal thing he doesn’t really believe in.
These expressions are universal. Emotion looks the same whether you’re a suburban housewife or a suicide bomber. The truth is written on all our faces.
The three suicide sisters shared the same therapist, Dr. Emmett Meridian. He must be terrible at his job.
We’re trying something new. Absinthe. You know that one? That slogan, “the drink that makes you want to kill yourself”?
When you’re young and healthy you can plan on Monday to commit suicide, and by Wednesday you’re laughing again.