Iyanla's Message to a Man Who Thinks of Suicide Daily

Season 5 Episode 506
Aired on 03/10/2018 | CC tv-14
For years, Marvin, 29, has been living with the pain and guilt of being molested during his time in foster care. That trauma, coupled with the fact that Marvin has struggled with depression since his youth, has left the young man hurting in unspeakable ways.

"How many times a day do you think about killing yourself?" Iyanla asks gently.

"Every day," Marvin says.

"Babe, that's not the answer. Look at me. You don't want to die. You just want to stop hurting," Iyanla says. "You didn't do anything wrong. ... If you had known better, baby, you would have done better. So, when are you going to let yourself off the hook?"

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