Family Causes of Suicide for Teenagers
Nowadays, suicide is increasing because of family problems. It became common back in the 1970’s. Teenagers sometimes decide to commit suicide when they have problems with their families. Therefore, we must do whatever we can to stop teenagers from committing suicide. We must help them to do the right things by learning from the mistakes that they have made before.
Committing suicide is one of the most serious problems for teenagers. Most teenagers commit suicide because of family problems. One example of suicide that is caused by the family is when a teenager wants to marry. If two people get to know each other for a long time and their feelings of love deepen, they may decide to get married. And then they make their decision and ask for their parents' blessing. If the parents disagree, they start to argue about it. The parents never listen to their sons or daughters and try to keep them away from their decisions. By this kind of family decision, they don’t know that they hurt the feelings of their child and cause him or her to decide to commit suicide. What I hate about these kinds of parents is that when their boy or girl dies, they start to regret what they have done. There have been many of these types of cases here in Pohnpei. Some parents do this because they already know what type of person they want their son or daughter to marry. But they do not think about the feelings that these two people already have together. So do you think that the parents are right according to their decisions that they make for their child? No, I don’t think so. There are plenty of parents who make this kind of decision, which is wrong to do and not okay to me. I can prove to you that people who have this kind of problem think that committing suicide is the best way to solve their problem and they end up hanging up themselves or shooting themselves with guns. Some they take too much medicine, called an overdose. This is true and it is...
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