“Why do people kill themselves? Telling the story of the battle for her life from age 8 to age 32, this author reveals the hard-fought victory over her own suicidality. Randi Jensen answers the question why people kill themselves by bringing us a fascinating and illustrative view of suicide from the inside. Describing twenty-four long years of constant struggle with daunting thoughts, plans and suicide attempts, she gives us an insightful explanation of how suicidal thought develops over time through endorphin-driven neural pathways. She does this in a way that compels us to turn each page to learn more, to experience more, while garnering more understanding and even more hope.You feel you are sitting with the author having a deep and heartfelt conversation. If you struggle with thoughts of suicide or you are in a relationship with someone who is, you need to read this book. Here is hope. Here are the answers you’ve sought for so long. Here you can go from a life clouded with suicidal thought to the clarity of knowledge and a joyful new way of living. Here is the true explanation to the questions: “Why do people kill themselves? What do suicidal thoughts really mean and where do they come from? How do you stop suicidal thought patterns? Why do suicidal people think they are crazy? and How can I help someone who is suicidal?” Here is where you learn how to keep yourself alive. And here is where you learn a definitive, cooperative, successful method of keeping someone else alive while they learn how to keep themselves alive.