Legacy of Suicide

A generic term for the ongoing emotional baggage carried by the loved ones of a suicide completer
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"Our family was left to live with the legacy of suicide and associated issues, despite the fact there were serious, clear and compelling concerns.
HALF IN LOVE: SURVIVING THE LEGACY OF SUICIDE is a memoir that considers the aftermath of the author's mother's suicide--and the agony of witnessing her mother Anne Sexton's multiple, ultimately successful suicide attempts.
It is also the story of three generations of women grappling with the legacy of suicide. Lolita, who declared of her attack on Congress, "I did not come here to kill, I came here to die." Her daughter Gladys, left in Puerto Rico to be raised by relatives and married at fifteen to a compulsively unfaithful husband.