What is it with heartbreak and jumping off a building? Numerous accounts of attempted suicide due to failed relationships have been featured here, and yet another teenager tried to end her life by falling off a building after she discovered that her boyfriend has a wife and a 10-year-old child.

The unidentified 19-year-old girl from China climbed to a ledge on the 3rd floor through a window of her apartment building in Hangzhou and threatened to jump.

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She told bystanders that she was going to jump. Several firefighters rushed to the scene and tried to stop her.

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Despite their efforts, the young woman was determined to end her life and jumped.

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Fortunately, the firefighters quickly set up a giant air cushion and the woman landed safely and unhurt.

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It is unclear whether the brokenhearted teen intended to land on the cushion or if she really wanted to plunge to her death.

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The air cushion measures approximately 6 meters by 7.5 meters in length and 2.75 meters in height. It is capable of absorbing the shock of a body falling from up to 10 floors. An average of 17 incidents a month in China have been reported to require air cushions from June 2005-May 2012. The life-saving device can be inflated within a minute. The woman could have died if not for the firefighters’ quick thinking and this emergency device.

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Although this incident happened in 2013, it is quite alarming that suicide is a choice of many during failed relationships even nowadays. While her experience is truly heartbreaking, there are many ways to get over a man other than life-threatening actions such as this.

H/T: Daily Mail