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Struggling with responsibility

For some people the lack of self worth means that although they still have a strong sense of responsibility, they feel unable to live up to those responsibilities and seek to minimise them instead. 

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Suicidal person point of view

 “I took the puppy for a walk in the hills and I thought: ‘What do I do, how do I look after her when I go back home?’ I thought: ‘I'll let her off the lead, she'll run off and then I'll say I lost her.’ I measure how long ago the suicide attempt was by how old she is now.” 

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Suicidal person point of view

 “I took the puppy for a walk in the hills and I thought: ‘What do I do, how do I look after her when I go back home?’ I thought: ‘I'll let her off the lead, she'll run off and then I'll say I lost her.’ I measure how long ago the suicide attempt was by how old she is now.” 

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Family/friend point of view

 “It was all really irregular work that he did. It was all stuff where he didn't have to commit completely to anybody. He didn't want any responsibility, I think. He didn't ever want to push himself or challenge himself. He wanted to stay in a real safe bubble.”