My ex-girlfriend tried to commit suicide.
This is real life event that happened to me when I was only 8 years old.
I met my ex-girlfriend when I was only 4 years old. We met at primary school. At the time I thought I was going to be with her for the rest of our lives. We had so much chemistry and we had so much in common. We got on so well we were approaching our 5th anniversary of being together, we were both 8 years old.
One day soon after her 8th birthday I went to visit her at her granddads house. I walked in the living room to find her holding a needle. At the time I didn't know what it was because I was so young. I also found she later tried to hang herself later that day.
I was that much in shock that I ended up in the children's ward at my local hospital because I started hyperventilating and was in the hospital for a week. While I in hospital I called her and ended my relationship with her.
I never spoke or seen her since but her actions have scarred me for life. All these years later it still affects me as I have no confidence to find a girlfriend anymore because I don't want to go through the same thing again and this makes me depressed because all I want to do is find the right girl and settle down and start a family but I don't if I'm capable of doing it anymore.
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