In a rather morbid turn of events, a disturbingly high number of young people have taken their displeasure with Obama and Romney to an extreme level and are claiming that they will kill themselves if their preferred candidate loses the election next month.

Some say they won’t be able to cope if Obama wins reelection:

https://twitter.com/LaurenSilva16/status/253715957351059456

https://twitter.com/J4EZ/status/253797495686168576

https://twitter.com/souicilehc/status/254004233911824384

Many more are vowing to end their lives in the event of a Romney victory:

https://twitter.com/iLoveBoobieszz/status/253612555988246528

https://twitter.com/Im_CaseyWilkins/status/253615590554607617

https://twitter.com/vidalgriffin_II/status/253664358729666560

https://twitter.com/miasaysmeow/status/255889746281250816

https://twitter.com/MearaWilliamson/status/253668855107420160

https://twitter.com/BabyJuulia/status/255765012671512576

A handful of Twitterers seem to be under the bizarre impression that Romney will ban tampons if elected and see that as reason enough to kill themselves:

https://twitter.com/Brunette_Girlll/status/255143325995249664

https://twitter.com/sadlyf/status/255878358213206016

Some admit that they’re not serious about taking their own lives:

https://twitter.com/BrenzySuuun/status/253384071722446848

Forgive us if we fail to see the humor in threats of suicide. Joking about ending your life is shameful; suicide is not to be taken lightly.

https://twitter.com/devilcunt666/status/253280668950355968

A few people suggest that they’ve been considering killing themselves for some time and plan to use the election results as an excuse to follow through:

While it’s unlikely that all of the Twitterers spotlighted are seriously contemplating suicide, some very well may be. To those whose intentions are genuine, we urge that you seek help. No election is worth ending your life over.