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The families and friends of suicide victims are left asking the same question: WHY DID THEY CHOOSE TO DIE? There are a number of factors that are believed to contribute to the pressures felt today.

Why People Commit Suicide

The current employment market has led to feelings of despair and a lack of control amongst young people; the competitiveness displayed by those entering further education or sitting exams results in overwhelming pressures.FLOWER ARRANGING BY CHRISSIE HARTEN - DESIGN 366

At the same time, increase in divorce rates and lack of church attendance, for example, diminishes the number of people that they are able to turn to. This continual build-up of relentless pressure can for some seem unbearable.