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Is Poverty an Excuse to Commit Suicide?

12 comments on Is Poverty an Excuse to Commit Suicide?

  1. Crystal Cruz
    April 1, 2013 at 8:08 pm (4 years ago)

    no i don’t think poverty is the excuse for suicide. kumbaga kung mahirap ka, mag sumikap ka. bakit kailangan mong patayin o kilitin ang buhay mong hiram. kasalanan yan sa Diyos.

  2. Erica M. Baylosis
    April 1, 2013 at 10:04 pm (4 years ago)

    For me no , because there are many ways on how to have a money . For example , she can find job , maybe she can be a crew in Jollibee , or Mcdo . Im super sad in this news . 🙁 She commit a suicide because of money :((

  3. Carmina A. Aguilar
    April 2, 2013 at 4:41 pm (4 years ago)

    Of course its not. its a mortal sin. better think twice before doing it.

  4. Belinda B. Ibanez
    April 2, 2013 at 6:38 pm (4 years ago)

    I beg to disagree that POVERTY is an excuse to commit suicide, it’s so sad to hear this news. There are other ways and means to eliminate or to lessen poverty.

    April 2, 2013 at 6:51 pm (4 years ago)

    Poverty should not be an excuse to commit suicide. If you want your life to change for the better, you have to work really hard and suicide is never an answer.

  6. carla venice relayo
    April 3, 2013 at 2:17 pm (4 years ago)

    if the government is aware of the current situation i think that lady will not go on suicide. She’s studying that’s why she is so depressed that she cannot pay her tuition fee. they should analyze the situation so that it will never happen again.

  7. Clarinda Santiago
    April 4, 2013 at 10:01 pm (4 years ago)

    Committing suicide is not mainly an issue on poverty, it’s more of morality. I came fr a very poor family, my mom, who was a single parent earns 100 pesos or less (late 90’s) but she managed to raise me well. We never skipped a meal and she instilled my mind of having faith in God. She’s not that religious but she at least taught me so much about morality. Now, look where I am and what I have. My life is so much better than the life I had before. Instead of being discouraged, poverty encouraged me to strive harder, failures gave me the reason to work smarter and now I’m proud to say, I have succeeded in most of the things that I want to do…

  8. Steve del Castillo
    April 5, 2013 at 1:47 pm (4 years ago)

    Is not excuse to commit suicide for poverty. because you have to find ways not to be poor if you a chance to got work then work. if you have chance to own a business then go.

  9. Clarinda Santiago
    April 5, 2013 at 11:28 pm (4 years ago)

    I believe committing suicide is not an issue on poverty but morality. I came from a very poor family. My mother, when she was still alive, earns only a hundred peso or less in a day as a vegetable vendor but there was never a time that we skipped a meal. She had raised me so well that I graduated Salutatorian in high school and became a scholar in college in one of the state universities here. She was not that religious but she at least taught me so much about morality and faith in God. That’s why even though life was so hard during my youth, I never ever quit. The hardships and trials that came my way became my inspiration to strive harder and to work smarter. Now look where I am. I may not have so much but at least I can send my kids to a private school, we can pay the bills and the house amortizations io time.. I have my own business at home and very soon i’ll be having a second one… Never be frustrated if life doesn’t go along with your dreams and plans, there’s a right time for anything. Just learn to wait, God will grant it to you at the right place, at the right time

  10. joy
    April 14, 2013 at 12:52 pm (4 years ago)

    it depends on the situation, some people can’t help alleviate themselves from poverty so the only escape they can’t think is suicide ,its not an excuse but its the only way they know is the right thing to do

  11. Iris Castillo
    April 16, 2013 at 11:18 pm (4 years ago)

    No matter what you’ve been through, suicidal is never an excuse or answer to all your problems. Things wouldn’t be solve by means of killing your own life. We need to fight. This is how life works, we have to deal with it. Money, it’s one of huge problems of a human being. There are many successful persons in the society that comes from a very poor family instead of killing themselves, they work so hard to be in their place right now. We can earn money, but we can never earn a life again.

  12. Roland Savellano
    April 24, 2013 at 1:26 pm (4 years ago)

    It’s not an excuse! Nasa capacity kase ng tao yan how to handle stressfull problems. Siguro hindi siya yung tipo ng tao na fighter at kayang tiisin lahat ang hirap pra ma meet nya yung goal nya sa buhay.


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