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The afterlife & Suicide in buddhism
So as I return so does my questions.
You see my wife is a Christian and a good person. I sometimes wonder if she knows how good of a Buddhist she would make. She is the most unselfish person i know and shines only love and compassion.
I am curious... You see in Christianity once you die, you will be reunited with your loved ones in heaven. Now this is nice, that the people you love, you will be reunited with and will see again. Yet I find Buddhism scary when it comes to this. So let us say there is a afterlife, I will not be with my loved ones, I will never seemy children and wife again, and if i do hold some of my memories I will live a second life of knowing I am without my dearest loved ones. How do you think/feel about this?
Also if we have no memory of "this" life, then how is suicide not a solution if you are not enjoying this life? If you do hurt your loved ones by doing it, will it matter? you wont remember it anyway, and when they pass away it wont mean anything to them?
Thoughts and advice are welcome