You have 40 million Americans out of work who should be supporting their families with income. Another group perhaps as large is now under-employed making far less than they used to. They are qualified to do more. Their jobs have been moved off shore.
These people suffer depression. They suffer feelings of inadequacy, futility, abject failure...
I’m sure some study will be launched to find out the real causes of this increase in suicide. Heaven forbid we look at the answer right in front of our noses.
Our society has basically written men off. Women don’t need them. Society doesn’t need them.
It’s easier to get a divorce today than it is to apply for a credit card. The stigma of a man leaving his wife remains. The stigma of a poor wife having to make a ‘tough decision’ because she’s unhappy is heralded, championed, considered to be evidence of real character.
And so it goes folks...
America..., what a country.
Plus lack of good values such as faith in God, right and wrong, etc.