She then proceeded to kill herself, with his gun; many of these historic incidents tempt to encourage a more informed and compassionate approach to dealing with mental illness — gender aside, I believe much domestic violence would be prevented if people would be encouraged to seek psychiatric help before they reach a violent breaking point, and without feeling like the stigma related to doing so would crush their self-esteem/careers/etc.

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