“Are there any guys who aren’t DUMB?? Please spell correctly and use polysyllabic words.” --(Name redacted by Slam Horse to protect the author’s identity) The young woman who authored the above statement made a romantic overture to me. I declined her romantic offer upon becoming aware of her man-shaming statement, and instead sent her the [...]
In parts 1 & 2 we looked at signs of suicide & how to talk to a suicidal person. In addition to contacting a suicide hotline such as (in the Chicagoland area) 630-482-9393, calling 911, or going to the nearest emergency room, here are some additional ideas: Some people try to differentiate between a “cry [...]
As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, suicide rates increase around the holidays & during the Spring. You might notice someone exhibiting signs that they are feeling suicidal: *giving away treasured possessions *isolating themselves *increased self-harm, substance use *changes in mood or behavior...etc. Would should you do if you suspect a friend is [...]
Myth: everyone is happy at the holidays & during the Spring time. Fact: suicides increase during the holidays, & Spring. One reason: everyone around the suicidal person is feeling happy, & she realizes she still isn’t feeling happy.Now is the time to be on the lookout for potentially suicidal people in your life: spouses, children, [...]
Slam Horse is deeply touched by the recent alleged terrorism situation in Boston, and sends condolences to the people and the families of those people who have been killed.
Happy Easter, Slammers! It’s time to remember what this day is all about. I invite you to shift your consciousness...you might call it Christ/Buddhic/Krishna Consciousness...the name changes by culture, the concept stays the same.
Did you know Spring is the best season for sex? Today is the Spring Equinox--the first day of Spring--& it’s time to get sprung!