I lost my brother Matt to suicide ten years ago

by Shannon Geary Weisleder

Trigger warning: Strong emotional content and suicide method mentioned.

Ten years seems like a long time – a decade – but at the same time just yesterday, too. Ten years ago January 12, I lost my big brother to suicide. He was 41. I was 38. I had three young boys and he had five children – four boys and a girl.

It was a Sunday morning and I was eating breakfast and reading the paper

My mom called and was worried she couldn’t reach Matt. He had just moved into a new home the day … Read more...