A close co-worker of my husband's killed himself, right after he talked to him. [View all]
He's pretty shaken up by this, as would I.
He said it was pretty obvious that he was struggling in some kind of way. Just seemed really detached and uncaring.
My husband said his last conversation with him he tried to reach out and be encouraging, but didn't really get a response.
Now that he knows what he did right after the conversation, he's second-guessing himself.
I can completely understand what he's going through, because I would be doing the same thing.
(And went through a similar experience in the summer with a co-worker of mine, if anyone remembers that).
I'm not sure what to tell him, except to keep repeating that it isn't his fault, and that he tried.