Greenwood started thinking, hypothetically, about pseudocide when she was staring down a six-figure student loan debt....She concludes it's not worth it.
For me, it was really when I met family members who had been involved in a parent's or loved one's pseudocide where that message of the darkness of this plan really hit home to me. ...But she got a book out of that. She's not going to write a book about it if she's actively pseudo-dead. As for the real fake dead people — naturally they're not talking. Not everyone has family and friends to protect, and some people want to hurt others... and are super-averse to confrontation.
Have you ever heard of a death and suffered a lot and later come around to wondering how you really know that person died? I have!