TIL having at least one child decreases your suicide risk by 64%. Mothers with 3 children or more have a 93% decreased risk. by whatilearned March 19, 2022, 10:57 pm Read more: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33011972/ What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote childchildrendecreaseddecreasesmothersRisksuicideTILToday I learned See more Previous article TIL American actor Chuck Connors (1921-1992) is one of only 13 athletes in the history of American professional sports to have played in both Major League Baseball (Brooklyn Dodgers 1949, Chicago Cubs, 1951) and the National Basketball Association (Boston Celtics 1947–48). Next article What is the best videogame soundtrack you’ve ever heard? 10 Comments Leave a Reply Well you still want to die, but don’t want to leave the kids behind. Log in to Reply I’ll take my chances on no kids. Log in to Reply Instead, you just wish you were dead (parent of 2, currently hosting a birthday w 7 yr olds) Log in to Reply Can attest to this. I’ve considered it many times and never attempted because I know that my suicide would increase their risk of suicide greatly. I have 3 (adult) children. Log in to Reply Ever tried explaining becoming a parent to childless friends? It’s like explaining LSD. Log in to Reply A close contact of mine is only staying alive due to their child. This is heartbreaking for me and also gives me hope it might buy enough time to help them through. Log in to Reply Sounds right. I’ve dealt with depression for a while and it started to seem like an option. After I had kids it was completely off the table. I just can’t do that to them Log in to Reply On the reverse, the only reason I haven’t killed myself is because it would destroy my mother. But once she’s gone I have no one and I can finally blow my brains out without hurting anyone. Log in to Reply Date single women. Got it. Log in to Reply My suicide rate is 0.01% unless I get involved with the Clinton’s. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.