Unspeakable

Now I come to look at love in a new way, now that I know I’m not standing in its light. I want to ask my almost-no-longer husband what it’s like to not love, but he does not want to talk about it, he wants a stillness at the end of it. And sometimes I… Read more

Anger

There are all sorts of good, sensible, civilised reasons to avoid getting angry. Not only does it make you feel bad, but it can make you do silly things without noticing the risks and it can be self-destructive. As a result most people do their best to suppress, redirect and mask their anger. Most of… Read more

Frustration

Modern life can be frustrating. Delayed trains, traffic, family friction and the demands of other people can all conspire to prevent life from running as smoothly as we would like. Learning that we are unable to satisfy our desires leads us to look for reasons why, someone or something to blame. It raises anxiety and… Read more