Ameretta
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Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nature of a Man May 9. 62 Replies

Being a black woman is like being at the bottom of the barrel. Rotten food and mold collect at the bottoms of barrels.I feel like nobody wants/desires to be with dark skinned women in general and if…Continue

Tags: depression, suicide, woman, black

 

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Nature of a Man replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"I'm curious where you first came to this conclusion, maybe thinking back to what put this idea in your head is the answer. But truth is there are 'black women' such as Waris Dirie here who might be able to inspire…"
May 9
blackjack replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"on no"
Apr 27
Ameretta replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"Thank you so much!"
Mar 28
Sir replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"You know, that sounds like a great idea.  It's a sure bet that most black women aren't down on themselves for who they are.  Seeing others like myself be OK with themselves has got to be freeing."
Mar 27
Lumberjoe replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"For what it's worth: I think speaking to more black women, especially black women who feel or have grown to feel comfortable and empowered with their identity as such, about the way you feel would probably be very helpful. And, if that…"
Mar 27
jazzgirl205 replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"People need your talents.  The great thing about volunteering is that you only give as much time as you can spare.  Just show up when you say you will.  You sound like a person with gifts.  Please share them."
Mar 27
Lumberjoe replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
""Milo's a gay black guy - Pale Horse is a young white southern fundamentalist christian, JB is a Texan, Liam is a gypsy from Chicago (Roma, as he prefers it) - Lumbertjoe is a Canadian." Basically we're the cast of the greatest…"
Mar 27
Ameretta replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"I understand where you're coming from but when I read the responses I wondered if my issue was an attraction of males (non-blacks) or if it was something else....embarrassingly enough at a party...I danced with an Asian dude that's too…"
Mar 27
Ameretta replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"I used to draw or invest my time in art, however, I failed several classes due to absence. My teacher loved my work. He told me that I used simple dots and circles in one of the most cryptic ways he's ever seen, and ever since I failed art (and…"
Mar 27
jazzgirl205 replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"Ameretta, what do you do that brings you joy and gets you around people?  Forget about men right now.  Concentrate on being with all kinds of people doing interesting things.  I'm not making light of your predicament, trust me on…"
Mar 26
R. Max 2.0 replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"hmmm, from at least my perspective, no one said anything was easy. You could call it oversimplifying, and you'd be right. Like I said, this is out of my depth, but it seems similar to the phrase "love yourself" in general. Everyone…"
Mar 26
Ameretta replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"I wanted to  be straightforward with the title, but this is how I truly feel, and I think that the person you mentioned is oversimplifying the problem because how would you feel if you were told you were the highest rate of…"
Mar 26
Ameretta replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"Then don't invest your time in replying to my question because you're doing yourself more of an inconvenience than you are torwards me. "
Mar 26
Nick H replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"You're not an inconvenience to me but you are right that I don't care. I don't know you, you don't know me, so why on earth should I care how you perceive yourself?"
Mar 26
R. Max 2.0 replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"This seems out of my depth on so many levels. But just a note, I think the title is the thing that draws people's skepticism most as opposed to the content of what you wrote. Any time someone mentions killing themselves on the internet…"
Mar 26
R. Max 2.0 replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"This was very compassionate. "
Mar 26

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