The Day I Almost Ended My Life

I felt so alone and uncertain about my future and could not see a way out.

Chrissie Massey
5 min readApr 24, 2024

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Photo by Andreea Popa on Unsplash

I will never forget the date I almost ended my life. On August 16, 2009, I planned out my suicide and wrote my family goodbye letters.

I wrote one to my grandma, mom, and my five children. When it came time to write one to the child I was carrying, I froze.

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Chrissie Massey

Spent my adult life writing online for many publications — both online & print. Now, I’m finding my voice, and sharing it with the world. she/her