In February 1996, Jeff Romig's father died by suicide. Until that moment, there was no sign that his father had been contemplating suicide. Steve Romig was always so driven. Hard-working. Successful. No sign of the inner turmoil of anxiety and depression Jeff was also feeling at 18 years old.
In this episode, I sit down with Jeff Romig who recently launched his memoir, "Don't F*cking Kill Yourself."
We discuss Jeff's story of loss, grief, and moving forward to ultimately build a life he loves.
We dive deep into his own anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideations and discuss how he has navigated really tough times.
In Jeff’s own words, this is not a self-help book. It is a memoir in service of two potentially life-saving ideas: that we can reduce the stigma around suicidal ideation by sharing our stories and that we can push through our darkest moments of suicidal thoughts by connecting our minds with the passions, people, and experiences that define the best parts of our lives.
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