Year: 1993 Source: Surviving Suicide, v.5, no.4, (Winter 1993), p.2 SIEC No: 19931061

An account by a 10 year old boy whose father completed suicide when he was 7 is presented. The boy discusses his feelings at the time, reactions of others, and his need to deal openly with his father’s death with those who are close to him. He describes ‘survivorship’ as living through your life when it has been changed forever by someone else.