We all know that 13 Reasons Why is a controversial show. One of the biggest controversies about it has to do with how much time passes between when Hannah kills herself and when Clay finds out.
It’s been debated whether or not those months are realistic, but there are also some other implications of this timeline change that people may not have considered before. In this blog post, we will explore how the timeline in
“13 Reasons Why” could affect your everyday life.
Your mental health:
If you’ve been following the latest in psychology, one of the most important parts of improving your mental health is setting realistic goals.
The timeline in 13 Reasons Why seems to imply that Hannah committed suicide a day after her friend raped her and she makes Clay listen to his voice on an old tape recorder for months before telling him what really happened.
The real world:
Some people have argued about whether or not this timeline accurately reflects how long it would take someone who has killed themselves to be found.
In some countries, such as Mexico, suicide rates are so high because there may be cultural reasons behind them- but those could also apply here. For example, many people feel like they can.