Have you ever tried to save someone from themselves?


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PJ Stein Profile
PJ Stein answered

Of course. I think most people have had at least one of those types of people in their lives. At first I would do what I could to help. And of course you end up gettiing used. Now that I am older and wiser when I run into someone like that I ask them what are they going to do to make it better.

otis campbell Profile
otis campbell answered

I saved myself years ago from drugs and alcohol. I couldnt save my sister jean she died march5 2016 drug overdose

Cookie Roma Profile
Cookie Roma answered

As others have stated, I have tried.  I've tried over and over again.  Yes, I do understand that it's impossible to save someone who is bent on not being saved. And yet............

Roy Lovett Profile
Roy Lovett answered

I tried to save my friend Tyson, but I can't really do that... It's not my job. Only he could save himself :/

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Luna Lily
Luna Lily commented
That's true...
Jaimie  JT
Jaimie JT commented
I know ... I could feel your pain in that answer.. I get it.
Roy Lovett
Roy Lovett commented
He's been focusing on finishing his sophomore year.. and he's also been in and out of the hospital, and he's speaking to a therapist now. So he's just been busy :/
Luna Lily Profile
Luna Lily answered

Yeah :(

Jann Nikka Profile
Jann Nikka answered

I've tied to help me ex-husband and several people and got 💩 on.

Too much 💩 makes helping folks who don't want your help leaves you with stinky thoughts and feelings about people.

Lessons learned and I stopped 15 yrs ago.

Didge Doo Profile
Didge Doo answered

It's  a difficult undertaking. Sometimes the best thing you can do is to stand by and help them to pick up the pieces if they get through the muck.

Tom  Jackson Profile
Tom Jackson answered

About 40 years ago I prevented a suicide. 

Right place, right time.  It felt very good and the person was very appreciative.

I occasionally attempt to do so on here, but the maxim about casting pearls and (feral?) hogs remains the generally governing rule.

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