is ambiguously suicidal and makes jokes about suicide or about how empty he feels inside.
I noticed that although he frequently socialises, he still keeps safe emotional distance and avoids emotional subjects.
He had pretty hard childhood and I worry about him, but I don't know how to approach him about that. >>46732626
It's pretty common defence mechanism. I tend to be funniest person in the room, when I'm most sad or broken inside. On the contrary when I'm at ease I'm pretty calm and unemotional.