dear Lee-Ann, seen in a different light, ABSOLUTELY, no question about it.
There are too many great comments made by David Charles and Damien to actually point them out, but how true they are.
My best man, and don't ask me why I didn't have my twin, I shouldn't, but that's not the point, however we would socialise with him, his wife and kids on a regular basis and one day I called him and said that I wanted to talk to him, which we did, and I told him that I tried to kill myself, and have had depression for a long time, well that's the last time I ever saw him or had any communication.
I had leprosy, he and many others didn't want to know me, they were all jumping out the windows to get away from me.
All the previous great times we had together dinner, bbq's, drinks, outings, all of these meant absolutely nothing.
I remember going to see my mum who was in a nursing home, and she wasn't very good, it was night time, and I said to her that I had depression and tried to commit suicide, then all of a sudden she opened her eyes she said 'are you alright darling', this was something that I haven't seen her do for a long time.
I know Damien would love to come into this, but I am still not religious, and haven't been for 40 odd years. L Geoff. x