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The Evolution of Love and Suicide

You don’t touch a man’s wallet, you don’t touch his wife. —a former AFL champion footballer’s recent statement, following his discovery of a liaison between his now-divorced wife and a formerly trusted friend If we want to be really serious about saving lives, we need to understand why people become suicidal, and identify how we can best tackle these issues before they reach crisis point. —Helen Christensen, of the National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention, and the Black Dog Institute For courting is pleasure, and parting is grief, And a false-hearted lover is…

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