The clock is ticking on male suicide

A strong piece on male suicide from Peter Wright. Between 1982 and 2012, the male:female suicide rate differential rose from 1.69 to 3.3. Not only does the government take no interest in the matter, it is the prime driver of male suicide by denying fathers access to children, denying support to male victims of domestic violence, driving up female employment and therefore male unemployment – although male unemployment has long been higher than female unemployment – and in many other ways, as outlined in our election manifesto.

2 thoughts on “The clock is ticking on male suicide

  1. I wouldn’t forget the simple destruction of the male role and identity and the confusion and anxiety that can create.

    I have to admit that until I got a grip on that, outside the female narrative, my ex-wife had a great capacity to drive me to despair.

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